How to get kids interested in recycling With the school term officially in full swing, what better time to get your kids interested in recycling. Schools across Ireland have been making an effort for years now to reduce the waste they produce in an effort to obtain a coveted green flag. Green Flag schools […]
Upclycling in your Garden With the average family producing approximately 600 kgs of non-recyclable waste per year, it’s important for us, as both individuals & a society, to play our part in reducing this figure. Reduction is key, followed then by reuse and finally recycling. A zero waste lifestyle isn’t suited to all of us however there […]
Obeo’s Guide to the Do’s and Dont’s of Composting We’re on a bit of a composting kick recently. So this week we decided to bring you a little do’s and dont’s list. Knowing what and what not to put in your home composter, will help to ensure that you achieve best results. Composting can often […]
Simple Ways to Reduce Avoidable Food Waste Stalks, stems, shells, these are some of the most common food waste items. Often they aren’t seen as waste because we aren’t always entirely sure of how to use them or if they can be used in the first place. Producing some waste is inevitable for most of us. […]
What’s Happening This Zero Waste Week Zero Waste Week is in full swing and we have been doing our best to keep the waste in the office to a minimum. That means bringing lunch in reusable containers, recycling all food waste & using as little paper as possible.
Going Green at Electric Picnic 2017 Electric Picnic is one of the most highly anticipated music events of the year, with 55,000 set to ascend on Stradbally this weekend. Going green at EP is a lot easier than you might think. Festival organisers are making more of an effort than ever to reduce the impact […]
Things to Consider Before Getting a Composter In last weeks blog post we discussed the issues surrounding food waste and the ways in which you can help to reduce it. When it comes to waste, reduction is key, followed then by re-use and finally recycling. Recycling your food waste has become far more accessible […]
Why food waste is a major issue & what you can do to help! Food Waste is a major issue. According to the FAO, roughly one third of the food produced in the world for human consumption gets lost or wasted every year. This resulted in over £15 billion worth of food being binned in the […]