Category Archives: Environmental Campaigns

Biodiversity on Your Doorstep series – Learning from Nature

Biodiversity on Your Doorstep – Learning from Nature 22nd – 26th February. All events Free and online Discover biodiversity in your own back yard whether it is in your own garden, the local Nature Park or Greenway. Learn how to … Continue reading

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Munster students invited to learn more about water with new Stay Home resources

February 4, 2021 – Green-Schools, in partnership with Irish Water, are supporting students and their families during lock-down with a series of Stay Home resources aimed at helping them learn more about water, one of our most fascinating and precious … Continue reading

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‘Stories from the Waterside’ website launch

‘Stories from the Waterside’ was a national story writing competition, organised LAWPRO in partnership with The Heritage Council and the Heritage Officers Programme, Waterways Ireland and Inland Fisheries Ireland.  It celebrates the connection between people and their local waterbodies through stories. … Continue reading

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Waterford Council Celebrates World Wetlands Day

This year celebrates  the 50th anniversary of  the Ramsar Convention  on Wetlands -the first modern day environmental treaty signed in Iran on February 2nd in 1971. The Ramsar Convention was established to raise awareness about the value of wetlands  in … Continue reading

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Primary school litter-picking programme inspiring and empowering the next generation of environmentalists

Inspiring young environmentalists, one litter picking adventure at a time Primary school children in Waterford are taking a stand against litter in their area, through a unique school based litter-picking programme called Picker Pals. The programme, run by environmental NGO … Continue reading

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Recycling of natural Christmas trees

Natural Christmas Trees will be accepted for recycling free of charge at Kilbarry, Waterford, Civic Amenity Site and at Ballinamuck, Dungarvan, Civic Amenity Site until 9th January 2021.

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Recycling of natural Christmas trees

Natural Christmas Trees will be accepted for recycling free of charge at Kilbarry, Waterford, Civic Amenity Site and at Ballinamuck, Dungarvan, Civic Amenity Site until 9th January 2021.

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“Paint Smarter” with mywaste.ie

Stop wasting money on excess paint with these 10 simple tips Every year we in the South East waste hundreds of Euros buying excess paint. So often we buy the wrong type, colour or amount because we all think that … Continue reading

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Vote for Kilbarry Nature Park in the People’s Choice Awards 2020

Help Kilbarry Nature Park become the world’s favourite Green Flag Award park by voting for it in the People’s Choice Awards 2020 at https://www.greenflagaward.org/park-summary/?park=3821 Kilbarry Nature Park received two Green Flag Awards in September and was the first remediated landfill to win … Continue reading

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