Compost Awareness Events, May 2013

To support Compost Awareness Week in May, 2013, several local authorities, with support from Stop Food Waste, are organising events to support home composting in their regions. Here’s just two examples (more to follow): Cork County Council: Fota Plant Fair Sun 21st 10-5 pm Ballysheedy GC on Sat 18th May 11-4 pm Blackwater GC on […]

Midleton Event on alternative environment-friendly household cleaning agents.

Midleton Tidy Towns and Supervalu Store Midleton are co-osting an environmentally friendly shopping event. The event is being supported by on the day by Sinéad Ní Mhainnín, Galway County Council and Pauline McDonogh, Limerick Clare Kerry Regional Waste Management Office. WHERE: Supervalu Store Midleton & (Library) TIME: Time 2-6 pm & 6-8 (Library) DATE: Thursday […]

Workshops on Food Waste Prevention and Regulations in Co. Cork

Cork County Council is facilitating breakfast meetings free of charge, on food waste prevention and the food waste regulations for all businesses that are food waste producers. The workshops are targeted at small to medium size businesses that produce food waste. The workshops provide advice on how to improve their efficiency in reducing the food […]

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 […]

LAPN Events and Locations Working Group plans for 2011

The LAPN Events and Locations Working Group met in Portlaoise in January 2011, to discuss its plans for 2011, create synergies, share resources among the group and build upon the successes of 2010. The group includes: Sharon Carroll, Galway City Council (; Michéal OCoileáin, Kerry County Council (; Pauline McDonagh, Limerick County Council ; Sinead […]

Cork County Council Greens Midleton Food Festival

Claire Kelly & Dr Mary Stack of Cork County Council [Local Authority Waste Prevention Network] have challenged all stallholders at the Midleton Food & Drink Festival [September 11th] to become a Green Member and implement environmentally sustainable practices at their stalls. Those that agreedwere rewarded with a Green Member Flag which will be on display […]

Posters for LAPD and LAPN Projects

Posters have been produced to summarise the individual projects of the Local Authority Prevention Demonstration (LAPD) and Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) programmes. Click on the images to see the full posters and more information: The following posters also summarise the whole programme – click on the images to learn more: