Barna Recycling recently won the contract for the recycling centre in Golden Island, Athlone. This has now added to the list of areas that Barna Recycling service.
In a recent article by the Farmers Journal, figures show we are generating over 1 million tonnes of food waste per year. The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten said that out of the 1 million tonnes of food waste produced in Ireland each year, 40% comes from food production, 34% from the commercial sector and 26% from households.
If you’re the type of person that finds it hard to stick to a New Year’s resolution which involves giving something up, then why not do the opposite and do something new instead. This usually involves taking up a new hobby, starting a new sport, or treating you and your partner to dining out once a week, but we like to think a little more outside the bin….. I mean box!
Okay so, the festive season is coming to a close. You’ve eaten enough turkey and cake to feed a village, and made enough New Year’s resolutions to write a novel. The decorations have been taken down, but there is one last job to do… recycle the Christmas tree.
We create a lot of waste during the Christmas period and January seems to be a month of filling our bins with paper, boxes, and plenty of empty chocolate tins! There are many ways to manage our waste during the festive season and we’ve put together some useful and fun tips to help you along the way.
Illegal dumping continues to be a big issue in Ireland and according to the Irish Times, Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten said that illegal dumping “remains a problem effecting too many communities in Ireland”. The three R’s, ‘Reduce, Re-use, Recycle’ is an obvious solution to decrease the level of illegal dumping in our country.
It’s that time of year again… zombies and witches are roaming around. Frankenstein is on the loose, and little monsters will be knocking on your door looking for treats! You better decorate the house before little witches and wizards come to visit… fill your home with pumpkins, lanterns, and spider webs. Halloween is a funny and freaky time of year! But, before you get too scared, we’ve made a list of some DIY recycled crafts and decorations ideas. We have trawled the internet – or in this case creeped through it – to find the best recycled craft and decoration ideas. These crafts will make Halloween 2016 an unforgettable and eco-friendly one!
We all want to do what we can to protect the environment for the generations to come, but it is important that we do it correctly. The list of recycling logos can be confusing. It is important we know what each of them mean so that we can be sure we are recycling our waste in the right way. To learn what is allowed and not allowed in your Barna Recycling Blue Bin, follow this link ‘What Goes in my Blue Bin?’.
The list of recycling logos can be confusing. It is important we know what each of them mean so that we can be sure we are recycling our waste in the right way. Below is a list of common recycling logos with their recycling explanation found on the Repak.ie website.