Meath Develops Awareness Raising Programme

Meath County Council has developed an Awareness programme for householders in the region consisting of three main elements. Firstly a Cinema Advertising Campaign is being implemented in Navan and Ashbourne Cinemas, highlighting food waste prevention. Secondly there are a number of lunch time lectures being given by Glenville Nutrition covering a range of topics including […]

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. […]

Laois Secondary Schools Reuse Project

Laois County Council and The Community Reuse Network Ireland (CRNI) has been working with Secondary Schools on an innovative Reuse Project. Currently Laois has 74 awarded Green Flag Schools with only 9 schools left to achieve their award. Working with CRNI members, 9 secondary schools (some yet to achieve their green flag award) were invited […]

Greening of Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan, Nenagh

Tipperary County Council ‘greened’ the Fleadh Cheoil na Mumhan in Nenagh, from the 12th to the 19th July, 2015. Attendance at the festival was in the order of 15,000 over the course of the week with the majority of people participating from the 17th to 19th July. The amount of waste generated at festivals & […]

Galway City Council develops multilingual waste management leaflets

Galway City Council Environment Department has produced multilingual waste management leaflets for restaurants and businesses in the city. To reflect the multicultural and multilingual nature of the Galway City community, these guides have been developed and distributed in English, Urdu (Indian) and Mandarin (Chinese). These have now been distributed to restaurants in the city and […]

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 […]