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Guide to Plastic Free Festivals & Events

The Guide To Plastic-Free Festivals and Events represents a pioneering effort in Ireland to revolutionise the way arts and cultural events are conducted. By providing comprehensive strategies to eliminate plastic usage, the guide aims to significantly reduce environmental impact and promote sustainability within these sectors. Embracing a plastic-free culture not only addresses immediate environmental concerns […]


green christmas

Christmas Tips & Tricks We can all contribute to making Christmas greener by implementing some simple actions to reduce our environmental impact. Some ideas include: only purchasing what we need gifting experiences like spa, cinema, or theatre tickets choosing a live tree that can be replanted making homemade cards and gift wrap preventing food waste […]


Greening Sporting Clubs & Organisations

Welcome to the MyWaste Guidance on Waste Management for Clubs and Sporting Organisation The guidance provided on Waste Management for Clubs and Sporting Organisations is designed to help, encourage, and support sporting clubs and organisations implementing simple and effective waste actions that will positively impact environmental sustainability. The suite of assets featured in the Toolkit […]

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Anti-Litter Campaign – Cigarette Butts

A campaign to address the issue of Cigarette Butt Litter has recently been initiated aiming to address the issue of cigarette butt litter, which is a big environmental issue and is extremely unsightly, particularly on our footpaths and beaches. All assets are free to download and use by Community Groups, Tidy Towns groups, Businesses and […]

Food Waste Campaign Toolkit

Food Waste Campaign Toolkit

Stickers download here Posters download here Leaflets download here Social Media download here E-Newsletter Header download here NFWRW 2023 download here

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Choose to reuse

In response to concerns about the volume of plastic waste, pre-covid times saw reusable straws and coffee cups sold in almost every shop and café around the county. Local groups and campaigners worked towards eliminating single-use plastics. The change was building momentum and was driven by citizens! But then came Covid…. Read more – HERE We’ve […]


my christmas waste

Over Christmas, we typically eat lots of food and spend lots of money. The remnants of millions of turkeys, tonnes of plastic packaging and miles of wrapping paper have to go somewhere. This means that over the festive season we produce 25-30% more waste than we normally do. This is unnecessary, expensive and environmentally damaging. […]


coronavirus and your waste

We all want to stay and protected so it is vital that we adhere to rules regarding face coverings while we are out using essential services. Please familiarise yourself with the HSE guidelines on where and how face coverings should be used in order to be most effective. Once you have used these single use […]

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household waste bye laws

These bye-laws govern a range of issues, including obliging consumers to participate in an authorized waste collection service or provide documentary proof on what alternative means they use to dispose of their waste and encouraging greater segregation of waste to reduce volumes of residual waste collected. This means that from now on, every household must […]


about mywaste

Welcome to My Waste, Ireland’s official guide to managing your waste. Here you will find everything you need and want to know about managing your waste responsibly, efficiently and in the way that suits you. Browse this site for your local waste services; bring banks, recycling facilities along with ways to help you prevent waste, […]


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