Wicklow Food Waste Challenge Games for Primary Schools

Wicklow County Council is developing Food Waste Challenge resources for primary schools in order to promote food waste prevention and healthy eating among young people. The local authority is creating and rolling out two games in local schools, one for senior level and one for junior level which will help teachers introduce food waste prevention […]

Laois Food Waste Prevention Event

Laois County Council is facilitating a Food Waste Prevention event in Cullohill, when TV celebrity chef and co-founder of the Ballymaloe School cookery school, Rory O’Connell will give a cookery demonstration. The focus of the demonstration is to promote food waste prevention in the home, give tips on how to use all the many types […]

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 […]

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 […]

Limerick Clare Kerry RWMO New Food Waste Leaflet

The Regional Waste Management Office (RWMO) of Limerick Clare Kerry was active during the European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR). RWMO carried out several events of events for EWWR, including the promotion of food waste prevention. RWMO developed a new leaflet using info from Stop Food Waste but with new imagery depicting rotten food presented […]

Monaghan develops new video on food waste

Monaghan County Council has developed a stunning new video on food waste prevention in the restaurant and catering sectors. The video shows graphically how business people are throwing money down the drain with the levels of food waste being produced. €200 million is being waste annually by the Irish Catering Sector on food waste. To […]

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 (Sharon.Carroll@galwaycity.ie); Michéal OCoileáin, Kerry County Council (mocoilea@kerrycoco.ie); Pauline McDonagh, Limerick County Council ; Sinead […]

Students welcome worms in Monaghan

As a follow up on Monaghan County Council’s Master Composter Programme, Dr. Compost himself Craig Benton revisited St. Tiarnach’s School in Clones to ensure that the wormery that was built during the summer during the master composting programme was still operational. The students from the schools Green Committee learnt all about worms and worm poop! […]

Carlow supports 2nd European Week for Waste Reduction

Carlow Local Authorities have supported the 2nd European Week for Waste Reduction. There were two main events/initiatives in Carlow for EWWR, focussing mainly on food waste prevention. A Community Composting Workshop with Nuala Madigan (IPCC) 22nd November 2010 at 7.30 in the Council Chambers, County Hall. A full page advertisement and and competition in the […]

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 […]