Roscommon Begins Food Waste Programme

Roscommon County Council has begun a series of food waste audits in the region as part of its work with LAPN for 2017/18. The local authority aims to conduct ten such audits to determine percentages and types of Food Waste and the associated costs for businesses. The aim is that once wastes and their sources […]

Roscommon Engaging with Households on Food Waste

Roscommon County Council, with support from Zero to Waste Consultancy, aims to visit 500 households to engage face-to-face with 40% of the householders visisted i.e. 200 householders, as part of a programme to raise awareness and reduce household food waste in the region. The engagement with householders will involve a discussion on food waste generation […]

Monaghan Food Waste Projects for Households and Companies

Food waste continues to be an issue that Monaghan County Council continues to address within its waste prevention programme. In 2016/2017 two projects are being undertaken:   Household Food Waste Prevention Awareness Monaghan County Council produced a household waste prevention YouTube video in 2013. With the introduction of pay by weight in July 2016, this […]

Limerick Crèche/Childcare Facility Waste Prevention and Resource Efficiency Project

Limerick City & County Council have carried out a Crèche/Childcare facility Waste Prevention and Resource Efficiency Project.The project identified 5 Crèche/Childcare Facilities providing similar services. These facilities included both community based enterprises. A desktop audit of the bills waste, energy and water in 2015 in each of the participating facilities was carried out. This resulted […]

Galway County Council Headquarters Assesses it Waste

Details of waste arising in Galway County Council headquarters for the past number of years has been collated and analysed by the local authority. An awareness programme to create awareness of the importance of waste prevention and resource efficiency both in the workplace and in the home was initiated to address waste prevention and resource […]