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Consumers urged to recycle end-of-life devices

Industry experts have warned of the dangers of running out of raw materials for batteries if we fail to recycle old ones. A surge in sales of devices such as laptops, drones, power tools, and e-scooters has seen demand soaring for cobalt and lithium, which are essential for the production of rechargeable lithium batteries that power these devices.

Weed control with Gardener’s Choice bark mulch

Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding. A layer of Gardener’s Choice bark to a depth of 4in (100mm) will prevent the emergence of weeds.

Bottleshot takes aim at recycling targets

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Three budding young inventors from Galway have come up with an ingenious way to help encourage recycling with their Bottleshot invention, which they are currently showcasing at the 56th BT Young Scientist Technology Exhibition taking place at the RDS in Dublin from yesterday until Saturday.

Weed control with Gardener’s Choice bark mulch

Gardener’s Choice is the safe solution to the problem of weeding. A layer of Gardener’s Choice bark to a depth of 4in (100mm) will prevent the emergence of weeds.

Stories, drawings, and recycling

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FACETS, AN exhibition featuring work by Athenry based artists Mary Ryan, Vincent Godfrey-Glynn and Patricia Fahy, and the writer Trish Bourke, is running at The Portershed.

The benefits of recycling our wasted community wisdom

I often wonder about the amount of wisdom that filters through our lives unused. The stories untold, the knowledge unshared, the information that is left under-utilised. All of our communities feature hundreds of people who have a major contribution to make to the betterment of life, yet there is often no facilitation of this expertise.

Must We Mulch?

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I’ve noticed when discussing garden plans with clients that there’s a lot of confusion about mulch – what is it, do you need it and how much do you need? It’s not that hard really, and it makes sense when you consider what mulch is for and what it does.

National ‘Reuse Month’ set to encourage recycling increase

This reuse month, householders and businesses are being encouraged to reuse more, as less than five percent of disposed items are reused.

Further appeals to conserve water as hosepipe ban is lifted in the west

Irish Water has appealed to people to continue to conserve water following a decision to lift a Water Conservation Order covering the north and west, one of several placed on the country earlier this year in response to drought conditions.

After the fall — Four tonnes of boxes recycled after People’s Build

Walsh Waste & Recycling again joined forces with Galway International Arts Festival to remove and recycle more than four tonnes of boxes used in major 2018 installations.

 

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