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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 hold the competition again for a second year. There was great interest...

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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 for a range of...

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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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Dun Laoghaire Students Impress in Eco Christmas Decoration Comp

The Environment was the clear winner in this year's reuse and recycling Christmas Decoration Competition for primary school children. The annual competition, which is organised by the Environmental Awareness Officers working with Dun Laoghaire/Rathdown County Council,...

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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 of the competition are simple." explains...

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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 about one third over the festive period....

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