April 2015

Don’t Bag it – Mulch it!


Grass cutting season is well and truly in full swing and with it, here at Barna Recycling, we are noticing a significant increase in the weight of domestic brown food waste and black general waste bins as a result of domestic grass clippings. Many householders are unaware however that mulching is a great and easy alternative method to dispose of grass clippings.

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May Bank Holiday Collection Notification

May Bank Holiday Collection Schedule

Please note customers who normally receive collections on a Monday will no longer experience a change to their collection day because it falls on a bank holiday Monday. Barna Recycling will now operate collections on bank holiday Mondays as per normal Mondays.

How to Reduce Your Waste Collection Bill for Pay by Weight Customers!

Reduce Pay By Weight Charges

From July 2016, all households in Ireland will pay for their waste collection on a pay by weight basis in order to comply with changes to the law. Around the country, many households are already paying by weight for waste collection. If you are a pay by weight customer, here are some handy tips on how to reduce your waste bill and help the planet all at the same time!

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Take the Yuck Out of Food Waste!

Food Waste Storage

Barna Recycling are delighted to partner with OBEO, an Irish company who have developed an easy-to-use, sturdy food waste box which holds up to 2kg of food waste. It’s water-resistant and closes tight so it keeps those nasty smells locked away. Once your OBEO box is full, it can be placed directly into your Barna Recycling brown bin.

The good people at OBEO are giving Barna Recycling customers 10% off online purchases of OBEO at www.weareobeo.com. Simply enter the discount code barnarecycling2015 at the checkout  or click the button below. You can also purchase OBEO at Dunne’s Stores and Supervalu’s around the country.

Competition Winners Announcement

Colouring Competition Winners

We would like to thank all the schools around Connacht who participated in our recent colouring competition.  We were delighted to receive lots of fantastic entries!  The winning entrants per region are listed below. 

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