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Do not waste those winter evenings

Now is the time to motivate yourself and start a course that will enhance your knowledge and add to your skillset. Enhance your career options, adapt to changes in the world of work, or simply get the old brain cells working again. Lifelong learning is very much a part of the world we live in today.

Irish households throw away one third of food every week

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.

Avail of city council’s free hazardous waste disposal services, says councillor

Cllr Colette Connolly has urged the public to avail of GCC’s initiative to provide a free hazardous waste disposal service for householders living in Galway City this Saturday, November 19.

Upgrade of Waste Water Treatment Plant opens new industry potential – Moran

Confirmation this week that Irish Water has approved the interim upgrade of the Athlone Waste Water Treatment Plant at a cost of €3.3m will facilitate greater economic development in the area, according to Longford-Westmeath Independent Deputy, Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran.

Tonnes of electrical waste collected in Galway

Galwegians are getting getting into the habit of recycling, according to figures released this week by WEEE Ireland.

Transforming pallets to palatial planters!

A group of local residents recently attended an upcycling workshop in Athlone, as part of Westmeath County Council’s aim to raise awareness of waste prevention.

Vote — Don’t waste the chance to make a difference

So do you know yet? Have you made up your mind if so-and-so deserves your vote? Have you decided if you can trust your candidate to really care or has he/she the look of a chancer about them? Do you feel respected when you hear them talk or do you feel a just a little bit patronised. Do you feel that whether you vote or not will not impact on the result. Or your life? Or the life of those around you? Apart from those who are actively involved and engaged with the parties and candidates, there are many who feel that voting does not matter and so they don’t bother. So there is a dilemma. Do we participate in a politics of cynicism or a politics of hope?

Love Westmeath? An Taisce’s National Spring Clean challenge needs your help

This is the 17th year of An Taisce’s National Spring Clean, Ireland’s largest anti-litter initiative. The campaign is organised by An Taisce and funded by the Department of the Environment, Community and Local Government and the Wrigley Company. Colour coded bags for recyclable waste are supplied by Repak.

Council launches major crackdown on illegal dumping

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Door to door inspections, covert cameras at dumping blackspots, and a free phone ‘litter line’ to encourage more people to report illegal dumping are all part of Mayo County Council’s major crackdown on fly-tipping in 2015.

Public urged to be vigilant over phone book delivery

The chairman of Castlebar Tidy Towns Ger Deere has warned local residents to be vigilant as the annual phone books are being delivered. Mr Deere said this week: “I am asking that local residents may keep an eye out to see if their neighbours’ phone books have been taken in and if not, that they may take them in on their behalf. Some houses where the phone book is left outside too long may fall victim to burglars. Furthermore, considering the strong rain and wind experienced recently, they may become wet and end up being blown around the local area causing serious litter problems.”

 

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