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Mayor says illegal dumping now at crisis point

Mayor of Athlone, Aengus O’Rourke, says illegal dumping has now reached crisis proportions.

Recycle electrical and electronic goods at a free collection day

WEEE Ireland will host two free public collection days this month for recycling eletrical waste in Galway.

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.

No money to pick up after illegal dumping

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There is no budget allocation in the Ballina Municipal District for the picking up of rubbish that is dumped illegally in the area, the coucillors in the district was told this week. Independent councillor Seamus Weir raised the issue at the January meeting on Wednesday and listed a number of sites in his area where illegal dumping was happening. He later told the meeting that he raised the issue because he had been informed that there was no budget put aside to clean it up.

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.

O’Brien calls for tough approach to illegal dumping

Local Independent councillor, Michael O’Brien, has called on the council and Gardaí to get tough on illegal dumping in light of the latest spree in Moate, Moyvoughly, Drumraney, and Mount Temple during last weekend.

Foxford's new waste water treatment plant will be flood protected

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Mayo Fine Gael TD Michelle Mulherin said this week that she has received an assurance from Irish Water that the proposed new waste water treatment plant in Foxford will be flood protected. Deputy Mulherin has welcomed the decision by Irish Water to review its flood design assumptions for the new plant in light of the recent flooding that put the current sewerage plant in Foxford out of operation.

Free WEEE recycling events in Portumna, Loughrea and Mountbellew

WEEE Ireland, the Irish compliance scheme for electrical and battery recycling, is holding three free recycling events in Galway this Saturday, April 5. The collection events, in association with Galway County Council, will take place from 10am – 4pm at the following locations: Mart Yart, Portumna; Supervalu Loughrea; and the Regional Co-Operative Mart, Ballygar Road, Mountbellew.

Submissions on new waste management plan open until December

The public have until Thursday December 19 to make submissions on the new regional waste management plan that is being put together following the reconfiguration of the country into three different regions. Mayo is part of the Connacht Ulster region, and Mayo County Council has been appointed as the lead local authority for the region, with Kevin Swift about to be appointed to the role of co-ordinator for the region. He will be based from an office in Castlebar. At the October meting of the Environmental Policy and Agricultural Strategic Policy Committee of Mayo County Council, the members of the committee were given a brief update on the progress of this plan.

 

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