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The Six Single Use Coffee Cups Disposed of Every Second in Ireland Cannot Currently Be Recycled Here – warns Recycling List Ireland.

22,000 coffee cups are disposed of in Ireland every hour, that is 528,000 every day or 200 million a year. Single use coffee cups are not on Recycling List Ireland and cannot be put in […]

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Upcycle your cycle…or fashion or furniture with the Reuse Academy free workshops

To celebrate World Environment Day (Tuesday 5th of June), the Reuse Academy launches today offering community groups in the Eastern-Midlands area FREE upcycling and reuse courses. The Reuse Academy is a partnership between the Eastern […]

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Green Christmas Tips

Trying to be green at Christmas time can be a challenge, but with our Green Christmas Tips, you won’t have to lose any sparkle – you can be both naughty and nice!

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We’ve made a list, so check it twice to recycle this Christmas

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Upcyclers rise to the challenge and turn trash to treasure in national competition

Items created from an old sewing machine, bicycle tubes, a cable spool and recovered timber all triumphed as overall winners in the Upcycle Challenge 2017 competition prize-giving event on Friday 24th  November. Westmeath Co. Council […]

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Minister Denis Naughten launches Ireland’s new Recycling Ambassador Programme.

Government, Waste Industry and Environmental NGOs come together for clear message on suitable content for recycling bins. Currently 28% of all material placed in household recycling bins is incorrect. Minister Denis Naughten launched Ireland’s new […]

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National Reuse Month

It’s here! October is National Reuse Month and this year it’s bigger and better with even more events happening all around the country. for a list of events in the Eastern-Midlands Region, click here. And […]

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The Car Elves!

Of course you’ve heard of Santa’s Elves, Tolkien’s Elves and even the shoe Elves – but have you heard of the car Elves?? These are the End of Life Vehicles Environmental Services (ELVES). ELVES Ireland […]

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