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The couch and nursery collection held at the Athlone civic amenity site recently proved an enormous success with a whopping 14.6 tonnes of relevant waste product collected.
The Joint City and County Co-ordination Group met this morning to discuss the latest precautionary measures to be implemented in advance of the arrival of Storm Lorenzo. Present at the meeting were members of Roads Department, Environment Department and other key staff from both Galway City Council and Galway County Council. Also present were members of the fire service, the Civil Defence and the HSE Ambulance Service. Topics covered at the meeting included an update on the current progress of Storm Lorenzo, as well as operations in relation to sandbags, car park closures and road closures.
Outgoing Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, John Dolan, was present with Jimmy Redmond of Moate Tidy Towns as they recently launched the ‘Choose to Reuse’ project with a number of businesses in the town, namely McCarthy’s Centra, The Pantry, Dún na Sí and Tuar Ard.
Cllr. John Dolan, Cathaoirleach, Westmeath County Council, recently launched the ‘Choose to Reuse’ eco-friendly initiative with Glasson Tidy Towns and Spollen’s Centra. The aim of the project is to tackle the problem of single use cups and therefore prevent waste, reduce litter and encourage reuse.
Westmeath County Council are inviting Tidy Towns committees to take part in an initiative that will tackle the scourge of disposable coffee cups in the county during National Spring Clean Week in April.
Independent Councillor Terry O’Flaherty has called on Galway City Council to take action against a small number of householders who refuse to pay for domestic waste collections and dump their refuse instead in local alleyways and green spaces.
An Athlone lady received a pre Christmas boost when she was selected as one of two winners to have their household waste collection costs for a year.
Together with Cllr John Dolan, Cathaoirleach, Westmeath County Council, 'Benny' the Brown Bin launched the local authority's competition to win the cost of a household’s waste collection for a year.
Meet Liam McCarthy at Galway Memorial Walk
The regional launch of the ‘Back to Beauty’ initiative took place in Áras an Chontae, Mullingar this week.