Category Archives: Environmental Campaigns

SCOOP THE POOP – Dog Dirt Causes Disease

Dog dirt is smelly, sticky, disgusting and can cause disease. It should not be left for others to take care of in public places. The Litter Pollution Acts 1997 – 2009 require dog owners to clean-up after their pets foul … Continue reading

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Advice for dealing with Household Waste if you test positive

Please follow the guidelines on MyWaste Ireland for handling personal or household rubbish, including how to properly maintain your bins. If you are tested COVID-19 postive, put all your personal rubbish (waste) such as gloves, masks, wipes, tissues etc. into … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Schools Competition from “The Let Dandelions Bee” campaign

The Let Dandelions Bee campaign wants you to give the mower a rest for just a short few weeks while the dandelions bloom this Spring. @BioDataCentre says dandelions are our wild bees’ most favourite food! Wild bees do most of … Continue reading

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Free saplings for National Tree Week 2020

Free saplings for National Tree Week 2020 Tree Council of Ireland and Coillte are again partnering for National Tree Week which takes place 21st – 27th March 2020 and this year’s theme is “Healthy Trees Healthy Planet”. This is to promote tree health … Continue reading

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Schools Competition from “The Let Dandelions Bee” campaign

The Let Dandelions Bee campaign wants you to give the mower a rest for just a short few weeks while the dandelions bloom this Spring. @BioDataCentre says dandelions are our wild bees’ most favourite food! Wild bees do most of … Continue reading

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Relocation of Bring Site Facility at Millar’s Marsh

Waterford City & County Council wishes to advise that for operational reasons, the Bottle Banks & Textile Banks have been relocated from Millar’s Marsh to Waterside Car Park. No Waste Is To Be Deposited At the Old Location. Offenders Will … Continue reading

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Waterford Council ends Single Use Plastics

A Single Use Plastics Policy was adopted at the recent meeting of the Plenary Council  on 13th February. This policy will result in the elimination of single use plastics from all Council buildings, hired venues, catering and all events organised … Continue reading

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Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Awareness Grant 2020

Waterford City and Council invites submissions from community groups, youth groups, schools or other community development organisations, based in County Waterford, who are interested in receiving funding for public education and awareness initiatives regarding litter or graffiti. Is your group … Continue reading

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Celebrate World Wetlands Day this Sunday, February 2nd

World Wetlands Day occurs annually on February 2nd, marking the date of the adoption of the Convention on Wetlands signed in Ramsar, Iran on February 2  in 1971. It was established to raise awareness about the value of wetlands for  … Continue reading

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