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Upcycle Challenge 2017

We are delighted to announce that The Upcycle Challenge is back for 2017. We want to get Ireland thinking creatively about reuse.   The Upcycle Challenge 2016 was such a success we have decided to […]

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Household Waste Collection Charging Arrangements

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, T.D., today (27 June 2017) confirmed that a more flexible framework for waste collection charges has been approved by Government.   The Minister stated “Allowing […]

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New Initiative to inform how Dublin will manage food waste reduction and sustainable eating

Dublin is one of seven European cities chosen to take part in an exciting pan-European TRiFOCAL project designed to reduce food waste while promoting healthy and sustainable eating. The Eastern-Midland Regional Waste Management Office (EMWRO) is […]

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Irish households throw away one third of food every week – New campaign urges Irish people to reduce food waste and make use of brown bin –

Irish households must become more active in preventing food waste and managing their food waste appropriately, according to a new campaign run by the three Regional Waste Management Offices. The campaign, which will run across […]

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Reuse Month: The video

    Looking back at Reuse Month 2016: Sit back and watch this fab video montage of the Reuse Month October 2016 activities that took place in the Eastern-Midlands Region!  

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ACR+ presents Dublin City Council and the Eastern Midlands Region Waste Management Plan

We were delighted to have an interview with the EMWRO Coordinator, Hugh Coughlan, featured in the ‘Eyes on the Members’ section of the ACR+ Newsletter this week. ACR+ is an international network of cities and regions who […]

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Wicklow Students Get Busy Making Christmas Decorations

The prize giving for the annual Wicklow County Council Christmas Decoration Competition was held in County Buildings on Monday the 19th of December.  The competition is run in primary schools throughout the county.  “The rules […]

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I’m dreaming of a Green Christmas

The Eastern-Midlands Regional Waste Office (EMWRO) has put together a handy guide to greening your Christmas to help reduce or reuse your waste at Christmas time. Between food and wrapping paper, household waste increases by […]

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