Greening of Woodstock Gardens and Tea Room, Co. Kilkenny

Kilkenny County Council had begun a project to green Woodstock Gardens and Tea Room. Woodstock Gardens, located on the outskirts of Inistioge village, is Council operated and is home to a mix of formal and informal gardens with an arboretum, walled garden, terraced garden, yew walk and a rose garden. It also has a playground, […]

Roscommon Develops Green Cleaning Videos

Roscommon County Council has developed a series of ‘green cleaning’ videos for householders, called ‘Green Cleaning Life Hacks’. These are supported by a series of recipes for the greener cleaning products that are used in the videos. The aim of the short videos is to support those householders who want to clean their homes in […]

Roscommon Develops Greener Cleaning Stickers for Households

In order to support householders in greening the cleaning of their homes and in reusing materials, Roscommon County Council has developed a set of Greener Cleaning Stickers Sheet of Stickers for Green Cleaning. These stickers for greener cleaning products list ingredients (and quantities). The stickers can then be put on old spray bottles and jars […]

Carlow Engages with Local Community Groups

Carlow County Council has engaged with community groups such as running clubs and residents associations to promote waste prevention in 2015. This year the local authority focused on issues such as: preventing waste from single use consumables such as plastic bottles and junk mail encouraging participation in the master composter programme the launch of a […]

20 Local Authorities Adopt the Greener Cleaning and Greener Gardening Guides

20 Irish local authorities have now adopted the Greener Cleaning and Greener Gardening Guides for use in their local areas, working with community groups, Tidy Towns groups and other local initiatives. These user friendly and informative guides have been produced by the Southern Region Waste Management Office and Clean Technology Centre under the EPA’s LAPN […]

Greener Cleaning guide – “In-house printer friendly” version

Would you like some tips on how to clean your home in a healthy and environmentally friendly way, while also saving you money? See our room-by-room guide for environmental tips for domestic cleaning and hygiene. This guide has been prepared by a number of local authorities in the Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN). It is based […]