Limerick Crèche/Childcare Facility Waste Prevention and Resource Efficiency Project

Limerick City & County Council have carried out a Crèche/Childcare facility Waste Prevention and Resource Efficiency Project.The project identified 5 Crèche/Childcare Facilities providing similar services. These facilities included both community based enterprises. A desktop audit of the bills waste, energy and water in 2015 in each of the participating facilities was carried out. This resulted […]

Reusable Bottles Project in Limerick

The Limerick City and County Council LAPN 2015 project built upon Limerick’s sporting culture to promote and engage with waste prevention and reuse. A major element of the 2015 project was to work with St Michaels Rowing Club to encourage the club members to choose reuse over single use water bottles. Club members running individually […]

The Special Olympics in Limerick Goes Green!

Great efforts are being made in Limerick this year to green the Special Olympics.  On June 12th 1,500 Special Olympians, 500 coaches and many thousands of family, friends and spectators will descend on Limerick for the 2014 Games. This year extra effort has gone in to make sure the Games are not only bigger & […]

Special Olympics Goes Green in Limerick 2014

The 2014 Special Olympics Ireland Games will take place in Limerick from Thursday 12th to Sunday 15th June 2014. This year the Special Olympics will Go Green!   1,500 Special Olympics athletes from the 4 corners of Ireland will participate in the 3-day residential Games, in 13 sports competitions and a Motor Activities Training Programme. […]

Upcycling of Christmas Jumpers in Limerick

Students from the Fashion Department of Limerick College of Further Education (LCFE) had the festive season all sewn up through their participation in an innovative upcycling project in December 2013.   The upcycling of Christmas jumpers in Limerick involved the students partnering with the Southern Region Waste Management Office (SRWMO) to transform jumpers owned by […]

Support for Upcycling in Limerick

The  Southern Region Waste Management Office and Limerick County Council have been supporting the upcycling of furniture in the county. In November 2013 the County Council offered County Hall as a site for an exhibition of upcycled furniture, for the general public to view. Many lovely pieces of furtniture were on display and for sale. All this […]

Adare to Survive 2013 Goes Green

Adare to Survive is a 7.5km military style obstacle race taking place in Clonshire Equestrian Centre Adare, Co Limerick on Sunday September 29th 2013. Organisers are gearing up to accommodate 1000 contestants and approximately the same number of spectators. This year, with support from the Green Your Festival and Regional Waste Management Office, Adare […]

Great Limerick Run & Riverfest 2013 go Green

The 2013 Great Limerick Run & Riverfest Limerick events will go green next weekend (May 3rd, 6th, 2013). Many different initiatives are being put in place to minimise the environmental impact of these two great Limerick events by The Regional Waste Management Office (RWMO) for Limerick Clare Kerry, the Environment Section of Limerick City Council, […]

Earth Day Workshop Limerick: Cultivating Living Working Communities

Limerick City Council is Celebrating Earth Day, 22nd of April with a Workshop Cultivating Living Working Communities This full day workshop will explore how we can nurture our communities to be healthier and more resilient and backed by local economies. The workshop is designed to build the capacity of people already working to improve quality of life in their communities. […]

Limerick’s Elemental Arts and Culture Festival Tree Pledge

Limerick’s Elemental Arts and Culture Festival has made the move to green the event this year and so, in association with City Centre Tidy towns, has taken a ‘tree pledge’ to offprint their carbon footprint. Event organisers recently planted 30 trees to this effect, at the ‘urban forest’ in Corbally. “The trees are intended to […]