Online Repair Directory

Monaghan County Council has been working with County Councils from Galway, Kilkenny, Limerick, Meath, South Dublin, and Wicklow to develop an online Repair Directory. This follows on from the success of the Kilkenny Repair Directory developed in 2015 and which has been replicated on paper in other counties. The benefits of an online version of […]

Monaghan County Council Supports Monaghan Food Network

Monaghan Food Network is a recently established co-operative between restaurants and food producers in the North Monaghan area. Their aims are to promote local restaurants and local produce to a wider audience. In 2016/2017 Monaghan County Council Environment Section has supported the group in relation to sustainable food and food waste prevention with the following: […]

Monaghan Examines Feasibility of Repair App

Building on the success of Kilkenny’s Repair Directory Monaghan County Council has undertaken a feasibility study on developing a Repair App for Android phone. This App would give full details of repair and reuse options and facilities for householders in the region. The feasibility has looked at the following: Costs of building app. Cost of […]

Monaghan Pop Up ECO Shop

In the summer of 2018, Monaghan County Council aims to set up a Pop Up ECO shop in a town in the county. The shop would showcase activities like Junk Kouture, Men’s Sheds Reuse activities, Home Composting Demonstrations, water conservation and a Stop Food Waste programme during the summer months. The aim is to work […]

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 […]

Monaghan County Council Supports Tidy Towns on Waste Prevention

Monaghan County Council is supporting Tidy Town Committees in the region in the Sustainable Waste Resource Management category in 2016/2017. Monaghan County Council made a call for applications from Tidy towns groups for waste prevention funding. Eligible projects included : awareness workshops such as furniture restoration, purchase of reusable bottles for local sports clubs, water […]

Taste of Monaghan Festival 2013

Monaghan County Council teamed up with Stop Food Waste to raise food waste awareness at the Taste of Monaghan Festival 2013 recently. This was the fifth Taste of Monaghan Festival, (celebrating quality local food, dining and produce) and it took place from 4th to 6th October 2013. Nial from Monaghan County Council facilitated a Stop Food Waste […]

Local Authorities Supporting European Week of Waste Reduction

Several local authorities are supporting the 2011 European Week of Waste Reduction (EWWR) with a wide range of local activities. Click here to see the full range of Irish activities by everyone, including  the Irish EPA Here is just some of what the local authorities are doing – get out there and support them! aaa […]

Monaghan develops new video on food waste

Monaghan County Council has developed a stunning new video on food waste prevention in the restaurant and catering sectors. The video shows graphically how business people are throwing money down the drain with the levels of food waste being produced. €200 million is being waste annually by the Irish Catering Sector on food waste. To […]

Students welcome worms in Monaghan

As a follow up on Monaghan County Council’s Master Composter Programme, Dr. Compost himself Craig Benton revisited St. Tiarnach’s School in Clones to ensure that the wormery that was built during the summer during the master composting programme was still operational. The students from the schools Green Committee learnt all about worms and worm poop! […]