Category Archives: Environmental Campaigns

Documentary: The Story of Water

Watch the documentary on The Story of Water in Ireland, airing Tuesday 7th July at 7pm on Virgin Media One. It reveals the full story behind the challenges facing the public water and wastewater network. Follow #storyofwater on social media … Continue reading

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Waterford signs up to Covenant of Mayors

As one of his final acts as Mayor of Waterford City & County Council, Cllr. John Pratt signed the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy on behalf of the Council. In doing so Mayor Pratt committed the Council to … Continue reading

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Bring Nature Back to your Garden

Many people are taking delight in the abundant birdsong that can be heard all around us now that life has quietened down in the current pandemic. A new booklet “Gardening for Biodiversity” is now available to help you attract more … Continue reading

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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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