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Moate Tidy Towns aiming to prevent waste one sip at a time

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.

Could watchful eyes discourage littering, or even dog fouling?

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A number of young people from two youth groups in Galway city, the Cape Youth Project and Westside Youth Project, took part in a new anti-litter initiative recently.

Loughnane calls for new approach to littering

With only 45 per cent of litter fines being paid last year, the Galway City Council needs to move away from a punative approach towards one which addresses the causes of littering.

United front as Athlone gets team clean sweep from litter

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With the aim of keeping Athlone clean, Westmeath County Council Cathaoirleach, Cllr. John Dolan, welcomed members of Irish Water to Athlone to take part in a litter pick. The Irish Water representatives were members of the technical advisors service team who took a break from their national meeting to help a local community group.

Good showing for Castlebar in IBAL litter survey

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Castlebar has retained its “Clean to European Norms” designation in the summer survey of litter levels by Irish Business Against Litter.

Local communities toil noted at Tidy Towns announcements

Athlone and Ballinahown were recognised nationally while also achieving noted status in their relevant county categories at the Super Valu Tidy Town awards ceremony.

Minister Denis Naughten publishes 2017 National Litter Pollution Report

Cigarette butts account for more than half the litter on our streets according to the Minister for Environment Denis Naughten who has published the 2017 National Litter Pollution Report.

Willow Park community tackles litter and pollution

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A community action group in Willow Park, Athlone, is helping tackle waste, litter and pollution in and around the River Al in County Westmeath.

Voluntary litter pickers putting lives in danger — Murray

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Sinn Fein councillor Gerry Murray suggested at a recent Claremorris Municipal District meeting that people who were caught dumping rubbish from their cars be hit with penalty points on their driving licence along with fines for dumping.

Galway loses ‘clean’ status in latest IBAL litter survey

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The latest survey by business group Irish Business Against Litter shows Galway city has lost the ‘Clean’ status it gained earlier in 2017 and is ‘moderately littered’ in 30th position in the ranking of 40 towns and cities. Ballybane also fell, from 24th to 38th, and is deemed ‘littered’.

 

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