Category Archives: Environmental Campaigns

ALERT: Kerosene odours – Are you affected ?

Waterford City and County Council have had several complaints in recent days  that kerosene odours are present in some houses and gardens in the following areas of Waterford City – the Glen, Ballybricken, Wellington Street, Francis Street. These kerosene odours … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, Council News, Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment

ALERT: Kerosene odours – Are you affected ?

Waterford City and County Council have had several complaints in recent days  that kerosene odours are present in some houses and gardens in the following areas of Waterford City – the Glen, Ballybricken, Wellington Street, Francis Street. These kerosene odours … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, Council News, Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment

ALERT: Kerosene odours – Are you affected ?

Waterford City and County Council have had several complaints in recent days  that kerosene odours are present in some houses and gardens in the following areas of Waterford City – the Glen, Ballybricken, Wellington Street, Francis Street. These kerosene odours … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, Council News, Environmental Campaigns | 1 Comment

Waterford ranked as Ireland’s Only Clean City – IBAL

In 2021, the 19th year of the Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) Anti Litter League, Waterford emerged as Ireland’s only Clean City and was classed as Clean to European Norms. The report cited that Waterford City topped the list of the … Continue reading

Posted in Departmental Press Release, Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment

De La Salle College wins local Litter Challenge for Secondary Schools

Secondary schools throughout Waterford and Tramore recently took part in a litter challenge to help make Waterford a cleaner city.  Nine secondary schools took part in the challenge and De La Salle College was the overall winner of the prize … Continue reading

Posted in Awards, Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment

VIPSanta Experience goes Green!

  VIPSanta is Waterford Winterval’s Santa’s Grotto experience for 2021, and this year’s theme is a ‘Green Christmas’. Brian Gormally, founder of Sherpa Events and VIPSanta, is an advocate of sustainability and that ethos is apparent at this year’s Santa … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Campaigns, Events & Festivals | Leave a comment

St. Augustine’s College helping local community to reduce single use plastic

Secondary schools in Waterford got behind National Reuse Month’s campaign to get more people reusing and recycling. As part of the national campaign throughout October, people were encouraged to reuse more in every aspect of daily life.  There were initiatives for … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment

New Suir River walk opens to public

With construction complete on the enhanced Suir River Walk, the newly extended pathway from Maypark Village to Cove Lane was opened to the public this week. Improvements to the 3km of woodland trail included the widening of paths, realigning of … Continue reading

Posted in Community Alerts, Economic Development, Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment

Waterford Council secures conviction against waste collector for illegal dumping

In a sitting of Waterford District Court on November 22nd 2021, Waterford City and County Council secured a prosecution against an unauthorised waste collector for the 2019 illegal collection and subsequent dumping of waste from a cliff near Annestown, Co Waterford. … Continue reading

Posted in Environmental Campaigns | Leave a comment