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Grass cuttings and felled branches from neighbourhoods clean-ups will no longer be collected by the Galway City Council, the council chief executive, Brendan McGrath, has confirmed.
The Galway City Council will this week collect the "hundreds of bags filled with green cuttings" which have been "left out on green areas in a number of city estates" in recent weeks.
City Hall needs to rethink its policy of not collecting grass cuttings in council managed estates, especially with the rise of plastic bags filled with mown grass that have been accumulating in estates recently.
It is not acceptable to expect residents in Galway City Council managed estates to dispose of their own grass cuttings and then have to pay for it says Fianna Fáil councillor Alan Cheevers.
Starting tomorrow, Friday July 31, the Galway City Council will not collect green waste from neighbourhoods around the city, and it is asking the public not to collect grass cuttings from public green areas.
It was confirmed last evening (Wednesday) that Tuam-based waste management firm WERS Waste has been acquired by leading utilities company Beauparc Utility Group.
One of Galway city’s oldest community gardens, Ballinfoile Mór Community Organic Garden, will celebrate its 10th birthday on Sunday and host a harvest festival for residents.
A new series of workshops will offer Galwegians practical tips on how to adopt a more sustainable model of living.
An Athlone lady received a pre Christmas boost when she was selected as one of two winners to have their household waste collection costs for a year.
Together with Cllr John Dolan, Cathaoirleach, Westmeath County Council, 'Benny' the Brown Bin launched the local authority's competition to win the cost of a household’s waste collection for a year.