Category Archives: Sustainability

Waterford City and County Council launches innovative Bring Banks sensors project 

Waterford City and County Council’s Environment Department has this week launched an innovative Bring Banks sensors project, aimed at tackling litter build up around bring banks that may be full. Sensors to monitor the levels of glass within bring banks have … Continue reading

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Energy Saving Booklet for Waterford households

Waterford City and County Council’s Climate Action Team has published an Energy-Saving Booklet, developed in direct response to the ongoing global energy crisis which is adversely impacting households and businesses. Using a common-sense approach to energy saving, the booklet is … Continue reading

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Swap for the Swap … as part of ReUse month

We all accumulate items during the course of our lives that we have outgrown or no longer have use for, e.g. sporting equipment, school uniforms, clothes etc. Why not hold a local swap event and help your community become more … Continue reading

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October is Ireland’s National Reuse Month

October is Ireland’s National Reuse Month and Mayor of Waterford City and County Cllr John O’Leary recently launched Reuse Month 2022 at Waterford’s Central Library. Reuse is about valuing our stuff, by repairing and reusing it for as long and as … Continue reading

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REMINDER: Rates saving for Waterford businesses making energy efficiency a priority

In April 2021, Waterford City and County Council agreed that Waterford City would be the designated Decarbonising Zone for Waterford. Acting as a “Transition Super-Lab”, where real life initiatives to manage the transition from a fossil fuel-based local economy to … Continue reading

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Rates saving for Waterford businesses making energy efficiency a priority

In April 2021, Waterford City and County Council agreed that Waterford City would be the designated Decarbonising Zone for Waterford. Acting as a “Transition Super-Lab”, where real life initiatives to manage the transition from a fossil fuel-based local economy to … Continue reading

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Waterford householders urged to avail of free eWaste recycling event

Waterford householders are being urged to bring their electrical and electronic waste to a free collection day to help the county meet recycling targets which have increased since the first lockdown in 2020.  The event, hosted by WEEE Ireland with support … Continue reading

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2GoCup Initiative Launched in Waterford City & County

Waterford City and County Council is proud to partner with 2GoCup – the €1 Deposit & Return Scheme for takeaway cups – in a joint initiative to tackle the single-use waste across Waterford City & County. At the launch on … Continue reading

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Waterford City Bikeshare scheme launched

Newly elected Mayor of Waterford City and County, Councillor John O’Leary officially launched the new Transport for Ireland (TFI) Bike Share Scheme at Arundel Square in the City. TFI Bikes is a self-service bike rental service, with stations conveniently located … Continue reading

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