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Westmeath e-waste recycling falls in January after 2020 increase

Westmeath local authority recycling centres saw a 5% increase in electrical waste recycled last year, new data from WEEE Ireland shows.

Flowers and Plants is open for business

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Flowers and Plants opened its doors on Cavendish Lane, Castlebar, on Monday last.

Galway’s largest urban regeneration scheme awarded prestigious One Planet Living® Sustainability Leader status

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Bonham Quay, the new mixed-use development in the heart of Galway City, has been recognised as a leader in One Planet Living® by the international sustainability charity ‘Bioregional’, it was confirmed yesterday (Wednesday).

Maintaining reuse ethos while staying safe at home

On both local and national platforms, the general public are coming to terms with the new reality of social distancing and getting to grips with how best to avoid contamination of ourselves and those around us.

Local OPW Minister launches Athlone IT green team initiative

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Athlone Institute of Technology has launched a brand new eco-initiative with the intention of educating students, staff and the wider community about the circular economy and responsible consumption of plastic.

Jobs boost as Aerogen announce plans to hire 80 staff

Galway received a seasonal jobs boost with the announcement of 80 new jobs at global medtech company Aerogen, when it opened its new engineering labs in the city at the weekend.

Sustainable Science

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This week, we celebrate a sustainability success story right on our doorstep in Galway.

The Ocean Cleanup

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We can eliminate plastic bottles from our waste stream by using refillable stainless bottles, but what about the damage we’ve already done? There are already five enormous gyres of floating plastic in the world’s oceans. The largest, The Great Pacific Garbage Patch covers 20 times the area of Ireland.

Beauparc Utility Group acquires WERS Waste

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It was confirmed last evening (Wednesday) that Tuam-based waste management firm WERS Waste has been acquired by leading utilities company Beauparc Utility Group.

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.

 

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