Mobile Garden National Schools Competition Co. Waterford 2013

The 8 primary school MIY GIY Mobile Garden competition participants displayed their gardens at the the official opening of the West Waterford festival of food,¬† hosted by Waterford County Council in the Civic Offices, Dungarvan in April 2013. The competition was sponsored by Waterford County Council through the Be Green Environment Protection Agency (EPA) programme. […]

West Waterford Festival of Food goes Green again

The West Waterford Festival of Food, Dungarvan, April 11th – 14th, 2013, went green again this year with 10 specifically designed Waste Segregation stations and wheelie bins at 4 locations. Two trucks were laid on for cardboard only to ensure recovery and recycling, from the various stalls etc. Anne Sullivan, the Greening co-ordinator from Waterford […]

Local Authorities Supporting European Week of Waste Reduction

Several local authorities are supporting the 2011 European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR) with a wide range of local activities. Click here to see the full range of Irish activities by everyone, including¬† the Irish EPA Here is just some of what the local authorities are doing – get out there and support them! aaa […]

Waterford Leads the way in Green Public Procurement

Waterford County Council is implementing Green Procurement Procedures as part of a broader move towards sustainable development across its policies. This includes a focus on the well-being and health of citizens, infrastructure for transport, water, waste and wastewater management, increased use of ICT and sustainable production and consumption of energy and food. Using the open […]