Cork City Greens Christmas GLOW Festival

Cork City Council has greened the annual Christmas GLOW Festival in the city. GLOW is a major festival celebrating Christmas in the heart of the city, in the Grand Parade area in the weeks coming up to Christmas. Tens of thousands of people visit GLOW annually, and with many food stalls and other outlets, large […]

Upcycling of Christmas Jumpers in Limerick

Students from the Fashion Department of Limerick College of Further Education (LCFE) had the festive season all sewn up through their participation in an innovative upcycling project in December 2013.   The upcycling of Christmas jumpers in Limerick involved the students partnering with the Southern Region Waste Management Office (SRWMO) to transform jumpers owned by […]

Mayo County Council Recycled Waste Christmas Decoration Competition

The School year ended on a festive note for the winning children in Mayo County Council’s Christmas Decoration Competition. Cllr. Cyril Burke Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council presented prizes to the winners of the recycled Christmas tree decoration competition at an awards ceremony held in County buildings last week. Light switches, old plastic bottles, old […]

Green Christmas campaigns in Cavan and Limerick

Cavan County Council, Limerick County Council and Limerick City Council have produced materials to encourage householders to prevent waste, especially food waste, this Christmas. In Cavan the County Council has produced an advertisement to be published in the Anglo Celt newspaper, in support of a Green Christmas and food waste prevention. Limerick City and County […]

Green Christmas Campaign in Clare launched

The Green Christmas Campaign kicked off in Clare today with a very well attended awareness raising event in Áras Contae an Chláir in Ennis. There were many interesting stands on display showcasing the up-cycling of old materials, local crafts and local foods and a fine display by the Clare County Council Environment Section. Pasta measures […]