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Athlone IT leading global effort to tackle plastic pollution

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Researchers from Athlone Institute of Technology’s Materials Research Institute are spearing a major pan European Chinese research effort aimed at tackling plastic pollution, a global crisis of prodigious proportions.

Naughten welcomes Government move on single use plastics

Local TD, Denis Naughten, has welcomed the decision by Government to progress his initiative on banning single use plastics in all public buildings, including schools.

Crowley calls for water fountains and refilling stations in Galway

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John Crowley, Social Democrat Candidate for Galway City West, is proposing that Galway City and County Councils follow the good example of Dublin Councils in installing water fountains and filling stations throughout Galway, which would encourage re-use and re-filling of water bottles and provide free and safe drinking water to the public.

McGuinness confirms MEPs vote to ban single use plastics

The European Parliament has voted through legislation to ban single use plastics like cotton buds, stirrers, plastic plates and cutlery, Mairead McGuinness MEP and Vice-President of the European Parliament has confirmed.

IFFPG collecting more farm plastics

IFFPG, the national farm plastics recycling scheme, is providing some 200 bring-centre locations nationwide this year where farmers can recycle the full range of farm plastics. Farmers are advised to bring their silage plastics loose to the bring-centres. The rate this year for silage plastics is €12 per half tonne with the label code. This represents the most cost efficient recycling service.

Fishing for Trouble

FISHING FOR Trouble is the new exhibition by the French born, Galway based artist Francois Gunning which is currently on in the Galway Atlantaquairum.

Galway-based JFC Manufacturing wins prestigious environment product award

JFC Manufacturing, Tuam-based plastics company has received a prestigious European Business Award for the Environment from IBEC in the best product category.

Ford’s Focus on material recycling

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To find out what happens to discarded household carpets, old jeans or empty bottles, take a closer look at the Ford Focus.

 

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