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Recycling giant Repak is calling on all Galway people to recycle better and avoid contamination.
Mullingar councillors are calling on the Minister for the Environment to offer certain incentives to householders when it comes to the implementation of water charges in 2015.
The Environmental Protection Agency is urging everyone in Galway to go ‘Green in 2014’. Over the festive season households will produce more than 65,000 tonnes of used packaging, that is the same weight as 65,000 small family cars! The EPA wants to remind Galway households to start the New Year afresh and ‘Reduce, Reuse and Recycle’ with a visit to your local recycling centre.
Irish people will munch their way through an astonishing five million boxes of chocolate and guzzle 48 million bottles of beer in the festive season.
The majority of Galway people underestimate how much water they use at home, according to the results of a survey published by Irish Water this week.
Repak has commended Mayo for its contribution in helping to develop packaging recycling from the equivalent of 2,985 tonnes to 19,263 in 2011, and urges all householders and businesses in Mayo to continue to build on its successful track record of packaging recycling in 2012.
Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding. A layer of Gardener’s Choice bark to a depth of 4in (100mm) will prevent the emergence of weeds.
Repak is encouraging local householders not to fall into bad recycling habits during the New Year. Overall Repak estimates that Irish householders will generate approximately 220,000 tonnes of household waste (or 150 kilos per household) over the holiday period.
The Callan Co-op has been around for 112 years and prides itself on stocking everything people could need for their house or garden. Garden stock includes flower seeds, vegetables, early seed potatoes, mulches, field and potting composts, grow-bags, fertilisers — the list is endless. It also has everything needed to get the best from these items, with a wide range of gardening tools and equipment.
Usable water is a resource which is becoming increasingly scarce in Ireland. Water extracted, processed, and supplied through either the public water supply or private water schemes is becoming more and more expensive for the consumer.