Laois Food Waste Prevention Event

Laois County Council is facilitating a Food Waste Prevention event in Cullohill, when TV celebrity chef and co-founder of the Ballymaloe School cookery school, Rory O’Connell will give a cookery demonstration. The focus of the demonstration is to promote food waste prevention in the home, give tips on how to use all the many types […]

Forum on Food Waste 2014

Come to the FORUM ON FOOD WASTE 2014 THURSDAY 11TH & FRIDAY 12TH DECEMBER SMOCK ALLEY THEATRE, DUBLIN It’s Free for anybody interested in reducing food waste! The aim of this event is to discuss and explore ideas for collective solutions to how Ireland can make a realistic effort to reduce food waste by 30% […]

Savour Kilkenny, Festival of Food, a great success

Savour Kilkenny, Festival of Food was a great success over the October Bank Holiday Weekend. The Chefs’ Table, sponsored by the EPA’s Stop Food Waste Programme and organised by the LAPN and Environmental Awareness Officer Bernadette Moloney from Kilkenny County Council promoted a theme of food waste prevention in the kitchen. MC Clare Anne O’Keefe did […]

Food Waste Prevention events in Mayo

Mayo County Council has been active in several food waste prevention events around the county over recent months, in co-operation with Stop Food Waste ( These include: April 01st:  Food waste prevention and composting workshop with Swinford Tidy Towns. April 29th/30th:   Food waste prevention event with Westport Tidy Towns at Environmental Fair in Allergan pharmaceuticals, […]

LAPN Food for Thought Garden wins Silver at Bloom!

We’re delighted to announce that The Food for Thought Garden won a Silver Prize at Bloom! The main aim of the ‘Food for Thought’ Garden at Bloom, designed by Elma Fenton and commissioned by Dublin City Council and Cork Institute of Technology’s Clean Technology Centre, is to highlight food waste and show how to prevent […]

Taste of Monaghan Festival 2013

Monaghan County Council teamed up with Stop Food Waste to raise food waste awareness at the Taste of Monaghan Festival 2013 recently. This was the fifth Taste of Monaghan Festival, (celebrating quality local food, dining and produce) and it took place from 4th to 6th October 2013. Nial from Monaghan County Council facilitated a Stop Food Waste […]

Free Food Waste Survey Training for Local Authorities

The Local Authority Prevention Network is offering a free training course around Ireland this June and July. The course, which is provided for local authority staff, is open to all local authorities in Ireland. The course will demonstrate how to carry out food waste assessments in local business and to identify cost savings. This training […]

Galway City Council develops multilingual waste management leaflets

Galway City Council Environment Department has produced multilingual waste management leaflets for restaurants and businesses in the city. To reflect the multicultural and multilingual nature of the Galway City community, these guides have been developed and distributed in English, Urdu (Indian) and Mandarin (Chinese). These have now been distributed to restaurants in the city and […]