Category Archives: Environmental Campaigns

Home Energy Upgrades – Ask the Experts

SEAI offer a great resource to anyone with questions about upgrading their home: https://www.seai.ie/asktheexpert/

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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 … Continue reading

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Waterford City & County Council launch Summer Campaign to Help Reduce Waste and Litter at the County’s Beauty Spots

Local Authority are asking for the public’s assistance to make Waterford the cleanest county in Ireland this summer through the Green Your Picnic Campaign. More than 2.25 million single use plastic bottle and cups are used in Ireland each Bank … Continue reading

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Waterford Council launches new anti-dog fouling campaign : “Bag it & Bin it”

Waterford City and County Council has launched a new anti-dog fouling campaign promoting a simple theme; “Bag it & Bin it”. The campaign asks dog owners to clean up after their dog. It is being run in conjunction with Carlow, … Continue reading

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Search for Waterford’s Nesting Swifts – We need your help this summer

BirdWatch Ireland, in partnership with the Heritage Office of Waterford City and County Council, are coordinating a nesting Swift survey over the summer months to identify the remaining nest sites still used by Swifts in the county. The project aims … Continue reading

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Community Information Meeting : Dunhill River

This is a public meeting about water quality issues in the Dunhill River Catchment and follows on from consultation on the draft River Basin Management Plan in 2017. The Local Authority Waters Programme will be undertaking work gain a better … Continue reading

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Let Dandelions Bee!

Let Dandelions Bee! A campaign to let dandelions bloom for a short few weeks to help feed bees this Spring. They are our wild bees’ most favourite food. Help halt the bee decline by simply leaving dandelions to grow in … Continue reading

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Pledge your Garden for Pollinators

So many homeowners are beginning to see their gardens in a new light. They want to make their gardens more wildlife-friendly and contribute small patches of pollinator-friendly habitats to our landscape. This new guide explains how anyone can make any … Continue reading

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GIY aim to get half a million people growing food with Grow It Forward

In partnership with Healthy Ireland and Libraries Ireland, GIY today announced the launch of Grow it Forward. Through this initiative, 50,000 free food growing kits will be given away, participants are asked to use the kits to share the experience … Continue reading

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