Kerry County Council Upcycling with Students

Kerry County Council has been working with the upcycling company Sew Unique to offer recycling and reuse projects with transition year students in Colaiste na Sceilge, Cahersiveen. The Re-cycling Design Project is a design project, utilising recycling materials. It is based on a design idea that can be wearable or used as a decoration/functional piece. […]

FoodShare Project in Kerry

Kerry County Council, with partners St Vincent de Paul, North & East Kerry Development Association and SuperValu has set up a food sharing project in the county, called FoodShare Kerry, in 2015. The focus of this project is to redistribute food, which may potentially end up as waste from supermarkets and other food producers and […]

Limerick Clare Kerry Eco Pledge Programme and Video

Limerick Clare Kerry Regional Waste Management Office as set up an Eco Pledge Programme for people to make a pledge to improve their environmental behaviour. Sometimes we feel overwhelmed by environmental issues and helpless to do anything about it. The Eco Pledge system makes it easy, people can choose an action that they can easily […]

26 West Kerry businesses receive Eco Business Award

Corca Dhuibne Glas, in conjunction with the EPA  Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) programme and the Regional Waste Management Office are delighted to announce that 26 companies on the Dingle Peninsula have been awarded the Corca Dhuibhne Glas – Dingle Peninsula Eco award. Corca Dhuibhne Glas – Dingle Peninsula Eco Award is an environmental training […]

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 […]

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: