Dublin City Council Working to Prevent Food Waste in Schools and Households

Dublin City Council is tackling the issue of food waste in secondary schools and households. Working with home economics classes in a pilot number of up to five schools, the local authority is implementing the Stop Food Waste Challenge template to introduce the idea of food waste prevention in home economics class and at home […]

Dublin Local Authorities Develop a Food Waste Cinema Advert

South Dublin County Council and Dublin City Council have developed and distributed a cinema advert: Stop Food Waste – Think before you shop. The concept behind this project was to address the issue of food waste before point of purchase thus encouraging consumers to “Stop Food Waste – Think before you shop”. By doing so […]

South Dublin Stop Food Waste ‘Training the Trainer’ Programme

South Dublin County Council is undertaking a Stop Food Waste – Train the Trainer programme. This pilot project aims to build local capacity in delivering the Stop Food Waste Challenge. A training programme has been developed in conjunction with Stop Food Waste (CTC) and two training sessions are being to interested groups of participants in […]

An LAPN Stop Food Waste Challenge for Secondary Schools

Galway City Council, Galway County Council, Mayo County Council and Roscommon County Council have developed a specific programme/module aimed at secondary school students to engage them on the issue of food waste and also challenge them to take actions in their home/school to prevent food waste. The four local authorities are piloting the programme in […]

Stop Food Waste/Green Business Breakfast for Carlow

Carlow County Council is planning a business breakfast to promote resource efficiency and food waste prevention with those in the locality who are involved in the food retail sector. Carlow has a strong successful tradition of hosting business breakfasts through organisations such as Carlow Local Enterprise Office and Carlow Chamber of Commerce. With support from […]

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 […]

Waste Prevention Projects in Wexford, 2015

Wexford County Council’s LAPN 2015 projects concentrated on raising awareness about three waste streams: Food, Plastic and Event & Festival Waste. Ambitious in its scope, there were four project elements encompassing the greening of two major festivals for county Wexford, food waste prevention challenges, and a reusable water bottle project. The local authority also introduced […]

Roscommon Food Waste Challenge in Primary Schools

Roscommon County Council has implemented the Food Waste Challenge in Primary Schools in the county. Three Stop Food Waste Challenges with parents of pupils in Greenschools in Boyle Parochial School and Monsignor McCarthy N.S. and pupils from the LTI courses in the Genealogy Centre in Strokestown. The Challenge involves participating in four workshops and participants […]

Cork hosts Eight Compost Awareness & Food Waste Prevention Events

Cork County Council has hosted eight compost awareness & food waste prevention events in 2015 in several towns and villages. There is an established need to provide high quality environmental information for the public. By focusing on food & organic waste for a definitive period as done in Cork i.e. over one month, affords a […]