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National ‘Reuse Month’ set to encourage recycling increase

This reuse month, householders and businesses are being encouraged to reuse more, as less than five percent of disposed items are reused.

Further appeals to conserve water as hosepipe ban is lifted in the west

Irish Water has appealed to people to continue to conserve water following a decision to lift a Water Conservation Order covering the north and west, one of several placed on the country earlier this year in response to drought conditions.

After the fall — Four tonnes of boxes recycled after People’s Build

Walsh Waste & Recycling again joined forces with Galway International Arts Festival to remove and recycle more than four tonnes of boxes used in major 2018 installations.

Desperate for drink

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With a nationwide hosepipe ban recently announced, we need to be very selective about how and when we use water in the garden. Even if it rains soon, it will take weeks if not months for reservoir levels to get back to normal and at the time of writing the ban is expected to be in place until at least the end of July. Right now gardens have to contend with unprecedentedly high temperatures, drying winds and plants and trees in full leaf – all things that make them need water more than ever. Garden lovers have difficult decisions to make – which areas need water the most - as there simply isn’t enough to go around. You may be able to eke out supplies by re-using “grey” water, and here are a few tips to help you use any water to best advantage:

Irish Water to hit Galway with hosepipe ban

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Galway is expected to be hit with a hosepipe ban as drought takes hold over parts of the city and county. News of the proposed ban comes after night time restrictions were enforced on many parts of the city and county during the week because of the hot weather and lack of rainfall in recent weeks.

Irish Water appeal for water conservation as prolonged dry spell predicted increases pressure on water supplies

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Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water as a prolonged dry spell has been predicted by Met Éireann.

Weed control with Gardener’s Choice bark mulch

Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding.

Weed control with Gardener’s Choice bark mulch

Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding.

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.

Free Christmas tree recycling as Athlone centre re-opens

 

 

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