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Galway student’s video shortlisted for the UN Climate Change Youth Video competition

Zero Waste - Responsible production & consumption, a video made by Anna Golden, a 19-year-old student from Barna, has been shortlisted for the UN Climate Change Youth Video competition.

Delicious orange and chocolate ice-cream

This is a delicious dessert that will keep in the freezer for up to six weeks.

Government to pay most of its €15 million towards City of Culture 2020 costs in 2019

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Government funding for Galway’s year as European City of Culture in 2020 - which will amount to half of overall financial cost of the events - is to be paid a year in advance.

Householders urged to reduce Christmas food waste

Mayo County Council’s environment department is urging householders across the county to try to cut down on food waste this Christmas. “More food is thrown out during the festive season than at any other time of the year and buying too much can have a big impact on your pocket and the environment,” said a spokesperson for the authority’s environmental section.

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.

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.

Galway families urged to go green in 2014

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.

Attymass National School scoops top Repak award

Attymass National School scooped this year’s Repak/An Taisce Recycling Primary School of the Year award despite tough competition at the 2013 Repak Recycling Awards which took place in The Westin Dublin last week. Attymass National School is a five teacher school located near Ballina with a total of 60 students. A comprehensive review carried out by the committee highlighted the need to reduce the amount of waste going to landfill through intensive waste minimisation practices and a drive toward recycling and composting. Overall, a 77 per cent reduction in the number of plastic bottles was made, a huge achievement to the school.

Ballinrobe Tidy Towns encourages you to Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

Ballinrobe Tidy Towns focussed on the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle message during the month of March, encouraging people to minimise the amount of waste they produce.

‘Polluter pays principle is not sustainable’ - Hynes

Mayo county manager Peter Hynes told the July meeting of the council this week that the polluter pays principle is not sustainable at the current time. Mr Hynes was responding to a question from Sinn Féin councillor Rose Conway Walsh about the possibility of any major project coming on stream in Mayo, such as the Belmullet sewerage scheme, with the expected reduction in the councils capital budget next year, and the polluter pays principle contribution the council would have to make.

 

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