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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.

Hand sanitisers and sunscreen bad for your car

Bought in ever increasing quantities, hand sanitisers and higher sun protection factor lotion may be good for our health but apparently they can be bad news for our cars. Chemicals found in some such products can react with surfaces, causing them to wear prematurely unless they are protected by special finishes.

Sustainable living at Galway City Museum

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Galway City Museum is this week rolling out the last of the very popular Sustainable Living Series which was funded by Creative Ireland. The aim of the series is to give participants practical tips on how to adopt a more sustainable model of living and to encourage them to start taking small steps to Refuse, Rethink, Reduce, Reuse, Repair, Recycle and Rot.

Butcher Martin Divilly to help customers cut down on plastics

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Martin Divilly moves with the times — his butcher outlets in Westside and Terryland Shopping Centre have come up with an innovative way to cut down on plastic in his shops — Now they encourage their customers to bring their own containers and their staff are only happy to fill them.

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.

Fine Gael committed to tackling plastic waste, says Naughton

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Chairperson of the Oireachtas Climate Action Committee, Hildegarde Naughton, has said Fine Gael is committed to tackling plastic waste and increasing the level of plastic recycling.

Connacht Rugby & The City Bin Co. announce three-year official partnership

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Connacht Rugby and The City Bin Co. are delighted to announce a three-year official partnership which will see The City Bin Co. take on the role of Sustainability Partner to Connacht Rugby.

Mayo companies called to enter innovation awards

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Mayo's innovators are invited to enter their disruptive new services or products in the prestigious Innovation Awards 2018.

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