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 […]

Limerick Household Hazardous Waste Project

Limerick City Council and the Limerick Clare Kerry Regional Waste Management Office have been working with a housing estate in the city to raise awareness about household hazardous waste & to see how difficult it would be to get residents to switch some of their products to more environmentally friendly options. The project involved awareness […]

Cavan launching new video during EWWR

Cavan is celebrating EWWR on Saturday 24th November in Cavan Town with the launch  and premiere of a documentary video about the Greening of the Fleadh Cheoil as well as a range of other activities. Here is the lineup: Music Bands in Market Square from 12 – 5.30pm Green Fleadh 2012 Movie Premiere – Free […]

Limerick Clare Kerry Eco Pledge Programme and Video

Limerick Clare Kerry Regional Waste Management Office as set up an Eco Pledge Programme for people to make a pledge to improve their environmental behaviour. Sometimes we feel overwhelmed by environmental issues and helpless to do anything about it. The Eco Pledge system makes it easy, people can choose an action that they can easily […]

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! […]

Waste Prevention BatucaMob – Cliffs Of Moher

The Limerick Clare Kerry region participated alongside other European regions with a local “BatucaMob” at the iconic Cliffs of Moher, Co. Clare. The Cliffs of Moher are project partners with the LCK region on the local authority prevention network. Right across Europe the “BatucaMob” event was a symbolic and unified action of people coming together […]

Story of stuff

From its extraction through sale, use and disposal, all the stuff in our lives affects communities at home and abroad, yet most of this is hidden from view. The Story of Stuff is a 20-minute, fast-paced, fact-filled look at the underside of our production and consumption patterns. The Story of Stuff exposes the connections between […]