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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.

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.

New laws on binning food could reduce waste

A new regulation coming into effect on Tuesday could help householders in Castlebar and Ballina cut down on the thousands of euros of food that is being binned each year.

Green flags for 24 Westmeath schools

Twenty-four Westmeath schools were awarded Green Flags by An Taisce at a ceremony in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Athlone yesterday [Thursday].

Stay warm and protect the environment and your health this winter

As the winter season approaches the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is asking Mayo householders to consider taking some simple measures when heating their homes this winter. These steps will minimise the impact of home heating on air quality and on Mayo people’s health.

Green Flag awards for 52 Mayo schools

Schools from across Mayo attended a ceremony at Breaffy House Hotel, Castlebar on Tuesday May 28. Five schools were awarded their first Green Flag while 47 schools renewed their Green Flag. Schools from counties Leitrim and Sligo also received flags at ceremonies on the day.

Litter offender caught on camera

Kilkenny County Council are banking on surveillance cameras at local bottle banks to play a major role in ending problems with illegal dumping in the county.

Green Schools travel initiative launched at Scoil RaifteirĂ­

Scoil Raifteirí in Castlebar along with 19 other Mayo schools are in the throes of preparing to receive their fourth green flags. The latest addition to the Green Flag project is the Green Schools travel initiative which was piloted in the east and is being rolled out in Mayo for the first time to 20 schools who have already received the first three green flags.

 

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