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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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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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