Green your Picnic campaign

Please see below details of the online events that are being run as part of the Green your Picnic campaign

Tuesday 15th June at 10am: Join us for Green Your Picnic tips with a show and tell of different single use swaps that can be made from what people will often have around their home, as well as Ray Foley from An Taisce’s Clean Coasts programme, who will speak about the issues with marine litter, the 2 minute beach clean campaign and the importance of reusing materials instead of buying single use item. This summer, think reuse, not single use. Book your place at this event by registering at

Tuesday 15th at 7pm:  Find out how to green your summer with Elaine Butler from Living Lightly in Ireland. Book your place at this event by registering at  Whether it’s through reducing food waste or avoiding microplastics in our food, sustainable living has a lot of personal and environmental benefits. Elaine Butler runs the website Living Lightly in Ireland, a sustainable living guide with all the information needed to live a greener life; from where to shop, to what to cook.

Wednesday 16th: International Refill Day, join us to hear from speakers from two of Ireland’s leading reuse programmes, Refill Ireland and the Conscious Cup Campaign. This summer, think reuse, not single use. Book your place at this event by registering at

Thursday 17th: Find out how to green your next picnic. If you’re enjoying the outdoors, keep it green. Maire Shanahan, Certified Leave No Trace Advanced Trainer with Leave No Trace Ireland will talk about eco picnics and offer tips for having a plastic free low waste picnic. Book your place at this event by registering at

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