Waste Prevention

Welcome to the waste prevention page of the Manage Waste Better Website. The aim of this page is to help you to understand what waste prevention is, to learn more about the projects that are underway in the Limerick Clare Kerry Region and to download information to help you to undertake waste prevention at home, work or within your community.

  • 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