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Ballina holds on to ‘clean’ status in IBAL litter survey

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The final 2014 litter survey for 2014 produced by the business group Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) has seen Ballina retain its status as a clean town, but has seen it drop to 33rd position in the ranking of 40 towns and cities surveyed.

Repair Café comes to Athlone

The first Repair Café in the Midlands is taking place on Saturday November 22 in St.Kieran’s Community Centre, Tormey Villas, Athlone from 2-5pm.

New dog fouling awareness campaign piloted in Monksland

 

Cllr Keogh welcomes dog litter bins in the Monksland area

Local councillor John Keogh has welcomed new dog litter bins in the Monksland/Bealnamullia areas of Athlone. “I’m pleased to see that dog litter bins have been put up. I have been a long time trying to prevail on Roscommon County Council to put these up, thankfully it has now happened. Dog foul is extremely dangerous to young children and can cause a host of medical complaints... I hope that the erection of the dog litter bins will now encourage owners to clean up after their dogs,” he said.

Stop food waste and save €60 a month

Westmeath County Council is challenging Westmeath householders to reduce their food waste by a quarter under the Stop Food Waste Challenge.

WEEE events in Galway this month

WEEE Ireland, the Irish compliance scheme for electrical and battery recycling, is holding a series of WEEE collection events throughout Galway. These collection days, supported by Galway County Council, will allow people from towns and villages across the county to get rid of any household electrical equipment and batteries in a safe and environmentally friendly manner.

Reducing food waste could save €60 a month

Householders who reduce their food waste by 25 per cent could save as much as €60 a month on their bills.

NUI Galway and Met Éireann are Europe’s eyes for ozone recovery

This week marks the 25th UN International Day for the Preservation of the Ozone Layer, commemorating the date of the signing of the Montreal Protocol which brought about a global initiative to ban Ozone Depleting Substances. Two Irish scientific atmospheric monitoring stations have played a significant role assessing the planet’s success in saving the ozone layer.

Tests show contaminated South Park soil is ‘no longer threat to public’

Contaminated soil in South Park no longer poses any risk to human health a new report has confirmed, although a local councillor said it should not have “taken eight years to come up with this analysis”.

Galway author’s new book on environmental justice

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GLOBAL CONCERNS about environmental risks, climate change, and threats to the planet from industry have resulted in new movements challenging those putting profits before the planet.

 

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