Welcome to the Southern Region Waste Management Site.
- IRISH R4R Regions for Recycling Event held on the 14th Nov 2013 was a great success with over 70 participants. The International and Irish speakers delivered very interesting presentations and each section included a very active Q & A session. All presentations are available here.
- Have you ever thought about how many chemicals you use around the home to carry out routine cleaning and maintenance tasks? Are you interested in finding out more about how to clean using fewer chemicals? If so have a look at our new guide: Greener Cleaning - Environmental Tips for domestic cleaning & hygiene. Our step by step guide takes you through the main cleaning areas and suggests alternative approaches and recipes to shop bought chemicals. We hope you find the guide useful, you may even save some money by purchasing fewer items.
- Have Your Say in Waste Management - We are notifying you of our intention to prepare Regional Waste Management Plans and you can have your say. Please see all details and closing dates in the attached public notice. Replies to the Southern Waste Region.
If you wish to view the current plans, please click on the link.
- Regions for Recycling June 2013 Newsletter: Welcome to the 3rd Newsletter of the R4R project, a vehicle to provide news from Europe and our 13 Project Partners relating to their waste management and recycling activities.
Annual Environmental Returns from Waste Collectors are now managed by the National Waste Collection Permit Office and to make a return log on to http://www.wcpaer.ie/wcpaer/login.aspx
Regions for Recycling international convention. The Regions for Recycling (R4R) project funded by the EU is set to shape future waste management policy in this Region
- The Evaluation of the Replacement Waste Management Plan for the Limerick/Clare/Kerry Region 2006-2011 is now complete and the report indicates how policies were implemented and targets met and also considers environmental issues.
- FreeTrade Reuse Day at the Mungret Recycling Centre a big hit.
- Limerick Residents prevent Household Hazardous Waste:
Click on this link to watch the results of a project involving residents of Castletroy View, Limerick who worked with the City Council and the Regional Waste Management Office to learn more about household hazardous waste and alternative cleaning products. If you are interested in conducting a similar project in your own home or community you can download the household hazardous waste booklet in the Recycling/Environmental Awareness Section of this site.
- Minister Ring launches resource efficiency programme for Festivals & Events: A new resource pack for event & festival managers which helps prevent waste, save money and manage resources wisely was launched at the AOIFE Conference on November 8th. The pack can be downloaded here and further information such as case studies, free tools like signage, posters, announcements etc can be accessed at www.greenyourfestival.ie