Workshops and Events in Waterford

The Waterford City and County Council LAPN project in 2015 focused on the importance of improving the understanding of waste prevention and resource efficiency – namely single use items & packaging at festivals, food waste, plastic bottles, excess products & packaging. This was achieved by hosting a series of workshops for schools & youths, Stop […]

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 […]