Secondary Schools Prevention Seminar in Wicklow

Wicklow County Council has held a one day seminar for secondary schools green school committee members on Waste Prevention. The aim was to provide Green School committees with training on waste prevention to help them develop the skills base to implement more effective prevention actions as part of their Green Schools programmes. The event was […]

Kerry County Council Upcycling with Students

Kerry County Council has been working with the upcycling company Sew Unique to offer recycling and reuse projects with transition year students in Colaiste na Sceilge, Cahersiveen. The Re-cycling Design Project is a design project, utilising recycling materials. It is based on a design idea that can be wearable or used as a decoration/functional piece. […]

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 […]

Students welcome worms in Monaghan

As a follow up on Monaghan County Council’s Master Composter Programme, Dr. Compost himself Craig Benton revisited St. Tiarnach’s School in Clones to ensure that the wormery that was built during the summer during the master composting programme was still operational. The students from the schools Green Committee learnt all about worms and worm poop! […]

Kilkenny County Council Holds Schools Water Seminar

As part of The European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR), a Schools Water Conservation Seminar was held by Kilkenny County Council to assist schools in lowering their water consumption both by water conservation measures and by providing them with knowledge to determine if their facility was experiencing a water leak. The Seminar was held in […]