An LAPN Stop Food Waste Challenge for Secondary Schools

Galway City Council, Galway County Council, Mayo County Council and Roscommon County Council have developed a specific programme/module aimed at secondary school students to engage them on the issue of food waste and also challenge them to take actions in their home/school to prevent food waste. The four local authorities are piloting the programme in […]

Mayo County Council Distributes Reusable Bottles to Secondary Schools

Mayo County Council has  distributed free reusable water bottles to all secondary schools in the county.  The schools reserved a new bottle for every student commencing first year in September 2015. Bottles were distributed to 19 secondary schools and also to local cycling club and a local Foróige group. The aim of the programme is […]

Food Waste Prevention events in Mayo

Mayo County Council has been active in several food waste prevention events around the county over recent months, in co-operation with Stop Food Waste ( These include: April 01st:  Food waste prevention and composting workshop with Swinford Tidy Towns. April 29th/30th:   Food waste prevention event with Westport Tidy Towns at Environmental Fair in Allergan pharmaceuticals, […]

Mayo County Council Recycled Waste Christmas Decoration Competition

The School year ended on a festive note for the winning children in Mayo County Council’s Christmas Decoration Competition. Cllr. Cyril Burke Cathaoirleach of Mayo County Council presented prizes to the winners of the recycled Christmas tree decoration competition at an awards ceremony held in County buildings last week. Light switches, old plastic bottles, old […]