Other Projects

Ballycurrane N.S.LAPN local authorities regularly carry out other activities not categorized elsewhere on this website.

These include engagement with schools, training courses, awareness raising etc.

Some examples of these:

In May 2013, to support Compost Awareness Week, several local authorities organised events to aid home composting in their regions in cooperation with Stop Food Waste. MORE

In 2013, Waterford County Council, with LAPN support, initiated a Mobile Garden competition with local primary schools. The mobile gardens were constructed from recycling material by pupils in the primary schools under the direction of teachers, school caretakers and parents. MORE

In April 2013 LAPN people from Cork, Galway and Limerick county councils facilitated an environmentally friendly shopping event in Midleton, County Cork, promoting environmentally friendly cleaning agents. MORE

In December 2012, Mayo County Council facilitated a Christmas Decoration Reuse Competition for primary school children. Light switches, old plastic bottles, old CDs, egg shells, bottle top and corks were just a few of the materials used to make some lovely Christmas decorations. MORE

In December 2012, Clare County Council initiatiated a Green Christmas Campaign with an awareness raising event in Áras Contae an Chláir in Ennis. There were many stands on display showcasing the up-cycling of old materials, local crafts and local foods etc. which were well received by the general public. MORE