Secondary Schools Prevention Seminar in Wicklow

Wicklow County Council has held a one day seminar for secondary schools green school committee members on Waste Prevention. The aim was to provide Green School committees with training on waste prevention to help them develop the skills base to implement more effective prevention actions as part of their Green Schools programmes. The event was […]

Galway City and County Councils and GMIT to Host Food Waste Prevention Event

Galway City and County County Councils and GMIT will Host Food Waste Prevention Event in 2018. This initiative is based a two day event in GMIT (over two weeks) with culinary demonstration and panel discussions designed to highlight food waste as an issue and address solutions. The event will be streamed live. The relevance to […]

Galway Reuse and Repair Initiative, 2017

Galway County Council and Galway City Council have co-hosted The Galway Reuse and Repair Initiative, 2017 This event was designed to showcase examples of reuse, repair and upcycling currently being undertaken by businesses, organisations, voluntary groups and others in Galway and beyond. The event built on a similar event held in 2016. A social media […]

Laois Tidy Towns Reuse/Upcycling Events

Working with CRNI members, Laois County Council along with the Laois Federation of Tidy Towns hosted two Reuse/Upcycling events during Reuse Month (October 2016) focusing on creative reuse to a family audience. Abbeyleix Tidy Towns hosted one of the workshops while Mountmellick Tidy Towns hosted the second one. Both groups are very proactive in the […]

Forum on Food Waste 2014

Come to the FORUM ON FOOD WASTE 2014 THURSDAY 11TH & FRIDAY 12TH DECEMBER SMOCK ALLEY THEATRE, DUBLIN It’s Free for anybody interested in reducing food waste! The aim of this event is to discuss and explore ideas for collective solutions to how Ireland can make a realistic effort to reduce food waste by 30% […]

Food Waste Prevention events in Mayo

Mayo County Council has been active in several food waste prevention events around the county over recent months, in co-operation with Stop Food Waste ( These include: April 01st:  Food waste prevention and composting workshop with Swinford Tidy Towns. April 29th/30th:   Food waste prevention event with Westport Tidy Towns at Environmental Fair in Allergan pharmaceuticals, […]

Earth Day Workshop Limerick: Cultivating Living Working Communities

Limerick City Council is Celebrating Earth Day, 22nd of April with a Workshop Cultivating Living Working Communities This full day workshop will explore how we can nurture our communities to be healthier and more resilient and backed by local economies. The workshop is designed to build the capacity of people already working to improve quality of life in their communities. […]

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 […]

Limerick’s Elemental Arts and Culture Festival Tree Pledge

Limerick’s Elemental Arts and Culture Festival has made the move to green the event this year and so, in association with City Centre Tidy towns, has taken a ‘tree pledge’ to offprint their carbon footprint. Event organisers recently planted 30 trees to this effect, at the ‘urban forest’ in Corbally. “The trees are intended to […]

LAPN Plenary 2013 a great success

The LAPN Plenary 2013 held in Buswell’s Hotel in Dublin on February 20th, and 21st, was a great success with over 20 local authorities, the EPA,  Clean Technology Centre and other agencies represented. A series of presentations were given with a lot of discussion. The Tour du Table where all the local authorities outlined their […]