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‘Rethink the sink’ this Easter

This Easter, Clean Coasts in partnership with Irish Water is partnering with JP McMahon to ask the people of Galway to ‘rethink the sink’ and never pour fats, oils, and greases (FOGs) from the Easter roast down the sink. Instead, collect FOGs into a heatproof container (egg cartons, tins and jars are egg-cellent choices), allow them to cool, and empty into the bin.

Homemade compost — a magical resource for your garden

Homemade compost is a magical resource for your garden and will have your plants thriving, whilst also helping to keep your waste costs down. According to StopFoodWaste.ie, “composting is the natural process of decomposition that turns organic materials like garden waste and vegetable food scraps into a dark, crumbly and earthy smelling material”.

Irish Water progresses Athlone wastewater project to safeguard local environment surrounds

Irish Water, working in partnership with Westmeath County Council, is progressing the Athlone Main Drainage Sewer Network Upgrade project to safeguard the environment and provide for future growth and development in the town.

Tips for enjoying the great outdoors and picnicking with less waste

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Planning ahead for dining in the great outdoors this June bank holiday weekend will help reduce waste, keep millions of single use cups, bottles and cutlery from ending up in our waste system or as litter, and reduce costs to local businesses - according to My Waste.

Tips for enjoying the great outdoors and creating less waste

Planning ahead for dining in the great outdoors this June bank holiday weekend will help reduce waste, keep millions of single use cups, bottles and cutlery from ending up in our waste system or as litter, and reduce costs to local businesses according to My Waste.

Majority of people in the county want council to take back waste collection services

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More than 60 per cent of people living in rural Galway believe waste collection services should be taken back into public ownership, and carried out by the local authority.

SF’s Louis O’Hara to carry out survey looking at ‘growing problem’ of illegal dumping in Galway

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Illegal dumping in the Derryfadda Bog near Ballyforan, where 97 bags worth of rubbish was collected from the site, has highlighted the scale of the problem in County Galway.

Gort residents dismayed as planning decision on biogas plant postponed

The Gort Biogas Concern Group has this week expressed its disappointment at An Bord Pleanala’s move to postpone a decision on a planning appeal concerning proposals to develop a biogas plant near the town.

‘Ballinasloe Says No’ express waste transfer station permit disappointment

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Representatives from the ‘Ballinasloe Says No’ community group have expressed their immense disappointment following the decision announced by Galway County Council to grant a permit to operate a waste transfer station in close proximity to the East Galway town.

Irish Water to begin repair work on Long Walk wastewater infrastructure

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Essential repair works on a malfunctioning wastewater holding chamber at the Long Walk, which has been causing raw effluent to enter the Corrib estuary, will be carried out in May.

 

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