Monaghan Food Waste Projects for Households and Companies

Food waste continues to be an issue that Monaghan County Council continues to address within its waste prevention programme. In 2016/2017 two projects are being undertaken:   Household Food Waste Prevention Awareness Monaghan County Council produced a household waste prevention YouTube video in 2013. With the introduction of pay by weight in July 2016, this […]

Community Based Food Waste Workshops and Calendar in Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council (DLRCC) has delivered a series of community based food waste workshops in collaboration with VOICE. In addition, and with input from the course participants, a food waste calendar was produced for distribution to participating communities as a means to share the wealth of knowledge gained. Two sets of workshops were delivered, […]

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 […]

Wicklow Runs a Series of Food Waste Workshops

Wicklow County Council has run a number of Stop Food Waste workshops for householders based on the programme developed by CTC for use by local authorities. Working with Tidy Towns groups and local community groups in the county has been a very successful way of ensuring high participation rates. In 2016 alone Wicklow County Council […]

Leitrim County Council Supporting Compostable Packaging

Leitrim County Council has been working work with 5 Food Businesses in Leitrim, providing them with Compostable Packaging over a 2 month period and educating them on all the benefits involved. The benefits include: No need to clean the packaging before disposing in the Brown Bin Recycling Food Waste and Packaging together eliminates customer confusion […]

Greening of Events in Donegal

Donegal County Council (DCC) has been involved in the greening of two events in the county in 2016: The Clonmany Agricultural Show and The Inishowen Food Festival.   Clonmany Agricultural Show DCC worked with the Clonmany Agricultural Show committee on implementing some greening steps for its show this year. The show took place on Tuesday […]

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 […]

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 […]