Festive Cookery Demonstrations in Laois

Laois County Council has implemented four Festive Cookery Demonstrations and distributed Promotional Materials including an A5 Flyer and other materials promoting waste prevention. These events took place from September to December 2015 in various venues and events around the county, including: National Ploughing Championships (NPC) and Social Media campaign Teacher Training Workshops – completed and […]

Cavan promotes food waste prevention

Cavan County Council has been promoting food waste prevention to householders and consumers. Over 35,000 people attended the Taste of Cavan event in August 2015 and visitors got an opportunity to view Cavan Council’s food waste prevention stand and learn more about the costs of food waste . This was supported by the Clean Technology […]

Kilkenny Do One More Thing Initiatives

Kilkenny County Council has been active in the promotion of waste prevention in 2015. Utilising the local Tidy Towns network, schools and running clubs, the main focus of the work was the promotion of the Do One More Thing Initiative with the 12 active Tidy Towns groups spanning Kilkenny County. The work targeted the prevention […]

FoodShare Project in Kerry

Kerry County Council, with partners St Vincent de Paul, North & East Kerry Development Association and SuperValu has set up a food sharing project in the county, called FoodShare Kerry, in 2015. The focus of this project is to redistribute food, which may potentially end up as waste from supermarkets and other food producers and […]

Donegal promotes food waste prevention

In 2015 Donegal County Council engaged with householders using local media to raise awareness about preventing waste and in particular encouraging food waste prevention.   The population of County Donegal is 161,137. In 2015 it was decided to raise awareness of waste prevention in particular food waste using a range of media and adverting platforms. […]

Food Waste Prevention in Tuam

Galway County Council, with support from Tuam Community Council and Tuam Tidy Towns has engaged with approximately 50 households in the Food Waste Prevention initiative which took place in Tuam during October and November 2015. The project aimed to build capacity amongst householders in the Tuam area on food waste prevention in the home and […]

Prevention of Food Waste in Offaly & Westmeath – Cookery Demonstrations

Westmeath and Offaly local authorities cooperated to produce a joint project on preventing food waste. The activities involved included composting evenings, cookery demonstrations and food waste prevention information distributed at events, such as the Tullamore Show 2015, which attracts a large audience (60,000) predominantly from the Westmeath and Offaly areas. The two cookery demonstrations featuring […]

Meath County Council Preventing Food Waste

Meath County Council has implemented a project preventing food waste, based around the rolling out of brown bins in the region. The project comprised several elements including: Information Days at Supermarkets & distribution of Cotton Bags and OBEO Bags New Display Stands 2 Blizzard Outdoor Stands & 2 Nomadic Swift Stands Taste Of Meath Event […]

Roscommon Adverts on Shopping Recipes

Roscommon County Council has taken out a series of adverts on food waste prevention on the reverse of shopping recipes in a local Dunnes Stores outlets a period of three months in 2015. Social media campaigns are most effective if they deliver the message as close as possible to the behaviour that has been targeted. […]