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 […]

LAPN a Good Practice Example in new European Report

LAPN gets special mention in a new report on waste prevention in Europe. a The Report, from the European Environment Agency, (published on December 17th, 2014): Waste Prevention in Europe – the status in 2013 lists LAPN as a Good Practice Example according to Annex IV of the Waste Prevention Directive under measure 7: “The Inclusion of measures […]

LAPN at the Iverk Show 2014

Local authorities were active at the 2014 Iverk Show on the 23rd August, in Piltown, Co. Kilkenny. The LAPNers hosted a Stop Food Waste stand, promoting household waste prevention to the large crowd. In the past, Kilkenny County Council has worked with the organisers of the Iverk Show, in Piltown, to reduce their waste management […]

South Dublin County Council joins LAPN

South Dublin County Council is the latest local authority to join LAPN and become involved in resource efficiency in its region – specifically in the Square Shopping Centre Tallaght. The Square Shopping Centre Tallaght has over 160 shops, restaurants and a cinema complex. The entire centre generates many different types of waste. In April 2013 […]

LAPN Offers Free Water Training

The Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) is offering free water training for local authorities. This training will help to reduce water use in local communities and businesses. It will cover reduction measures for end users  such as local authorities, schools, businesses, institutions and homes. One or two people from each local authority are welcome to join this […]

LAPN Plenary Meeting

LAPN Plenary Meeting November 21st

The Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) will have a Plenary Meeting on Thursday 21st November, 2013. This LAPN Plenary Meeting will be held in Tullamore, Co. Offaly. a We will also be having a Workshop on the afternoon before, Wednesday November 20th. This will review and update the projects and activities of LAPN;  look at ways of […]

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 […]

Free Food Waste Survey Training for Local Authorities

The Local Authority Prevention Network is offering a free training course around Ireland this June and July. The course, which is provided for local authority staff, is open to all local authorities in Ireland. The course will demonstrate how to carry out food waste assessments in local business and to identify cost savings. This training […]

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 […]

Green Your Festival website launched!

The Green Your Festival website was launched at the AOIFE annual conference, the Association of Irish Festival Events, on 8th November 2012 in Ballinasloe. This website is to showcase the work being done on events/festivals/destinations as part of LAPN and to provide materials for other local authorities and event organisers to follow suit and […]