Roscommon Engaging with Households on Food Waste

Roscommon County Council, with support from Zero to Waste Consultancy, aims to visit 500 households to engage face-to-face with 40% of the householders visisted i.e. 200 householders, as part of a programme to raise awareness and reduce household food waste in the region. The engagement with householders will involve a discussion on food waste generation […]

Monaghan Food Waste Projects for Households and Companies

Food waste continues to be an issue that Monaghan County Council continues to address within its waste prevention programme. In 2016/2017 two projects are being undertaken:   Household Food Waste Prevention Awareness Monaghan County Council produced a household waste prevention YouTube video in 2013. With the introduction of pay by weight in July 2016, this […]

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 […]

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 Gardening Guide now published

Greener Gardening: Your Guide To Chemical-Free Affordable Gardening is now available. This useful and clearly written guide, produced by Southern Region Waste Management Office, Wicklow County Council and Clean Technology Centre shows how to be a greener gardener using natural products and fewer chemicals. This can reduce any negative environmental impacts though simple choices. The guide […]

Green Guide for Cleaning Your Home

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 […]

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 […]

Limerick Household Hazardous Waste Project

Limerick City Council and the Limerick Clare Kerry Regional Waste Management Office have been working with a housing estate in the city to raise awareness about household hazardous waste & to see how difficult it would be to get residents to switch some of their products to more environmentally friendly options. The project involved awareness […]