Food Waste Prevention Events in GMIT in Galway

Galway City Council and Galway County Council joined forces with the Galway-Mayo Institute of Technology (GMIT) to host a free public workshop and cooking demonstration on food waste prevention on Wednesday, 28th November in GMIT between 2-5 pm.

As part of the event, GMIT’s culinary arts lecturers Maria Conboy, Dr Claire Gilsenan and Eamonn Hoult demonstrated how to make best use of ingredients by preparing tasty and innovative meals from chicken and fish, and by preparing some sweet treats, including muffins and ice cream.

In addition to the cooking demonstration, experts were on hand to give advice on menu planning, food storage and composting.

The event took place in the GMIT College of Tourism & Arts Demonstration Lecture Hall.

Also, a Waste Prevention information display was held at the GMIT Food Fourm which took place in GMIT Galway on the 5th February 2013.  Over 5000 people attended the event.   Topics covered included Waste Prevention, Food Waste Prevention, Home Composting, Energy Conservation and Water Conservation.

For more information please contact

Sharon Carroll on (091) 536564 or e-mail or

Sinéad Ní Mhainnín on 091-476488 or email


Click here to see an informative advertisement produced by Galway City and County Councils on waste prevention