Laois County Council Engaging young people with iRadio

Laois County Council has developed and delivered a series of waste prevention related adverts on iRadio. The themes of the 30 second ads include information on and a call to action relating to: Food Waste Changing shopping habits Dashboard dining (eg alternatives to takeaway cups etc) It was felt that this is a good method […]

Laois Tidy Towns Reuse/Upcycling Events

Working with CRNI members, Laois County Council along with the Laois Federation of Tidy Towns hosted two Reuse/Upcycling events during Reuse Month (October 2016) focusing on creative reuse to a family audience. Abbeyleix Tidy Towns hosted one of the workshops while Mountmellick Tidy Towns hosted the second one. Both groups are very proactive in the […]

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 […]

Laois Secondary Schools Reuse Project

Laois County Council and The Community Reuse Network Ireland (CRNI) has been working with Secondary Schools on an innovative Reuse Project. Currently Laois has 74 awarded Green Flag Schools with only 9 schools left to achieve their award. Working with CRNI members, 9 secondary schools (some yet to achieve their green flag award) were invited […]

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 […]