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 […]

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown Supporting Resource Efficiency in Companies

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown (DLR) County Council and Business in the Community Ireland (BITCI) are undertaking a collaborative project aimed at building capacity from a resource efficiency perspective in Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs) in the region. The project is being delivered in partnership with three large employers in the county – namely SSE Airtricity, the Musgrave […]

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 […]

LAPN Offers Free Water Training

The Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) is offering free water training for local authorities. This training will help to reduce water use in local communities and businesses. It will cover reduction measures for end users  such as local authorities, schools, businesses, institutions and homes. One or two people from each local authority are welcome to join this […]

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 […]

Sustainability Training Course in Clare in May

A full day workshop was held in Ennis on the 10th of April that explored how we might nurture our communities to be healthier and more sustainable. Over 30 people from different community initiatives from across the county attended the session, which was organised by Clare County Council and held at the Áras Contae an […]

Earth Day Workshop Limerick: Cultivating Living Working Communities

Limerick City Council is Celebrating Earth Day, 22nd of April with a Workshop Cultivating Living Working Communities This full day workshop will explore how we can nurture our communities to be healthier and more resilient and backed by local economies. The workshop is designed to build the capacity of people already working to improve quality of life in their communities. […]