Sustainable Waste and Resource Management Document (updated for 2015)
Useful information for TidyTowns Groups, around the ‘Sustainable Waste and Resource Management’ category (formerly known as the Waste Minimisation category).
Conserving and Enhancing Wildlife in Towns and Villages
A guide on conserving and enhancing wildlife in towns and villages for all local community groups prepared by the Heritage Council in co-operation with the TidyTowns Unit of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government. © The Heritage Council, 2002.
Official Website of the Environmental Education Unit of An Taisce which runs a wide range of education and awareness raising projects.
Official Website for Bat Conservation Ireland.
BirdWatch Ireland is a conservation charity dedicated to protecting Ireland’s wild birds and their habitats.
Official Website for the Control of Aquatic Invasive Species in Ireland
The official website of the Department of the Environment, Heritage and Local Government, the Department of State with responsibillity for Ireland’s sustainable development in all its aspects.
Official Website of ENFO, the public information service on all environmental matters.
In Ireland, the Environmental Protection Agency protects the environment through its licensing, enforcement and monitoring activities.
FreeTrade Ireland is a unique public service allowing you to pass on and pick-up items free of charge. Get involved today and start saving money and protecting your environment.
Advice for companies across Ireland concerning the benefits of sustainable resource management.
The Green Schools programme provides a blueprint for educators, students, environmental and health advocates, school board members, parents and interested community members to teach, learn and engage together in creating a more green and healthy learning environment at their school.
The homepage of the Irish Local Development Network (ILDN).
The LivCom Awards is the World’s only Awards Competition focussing on International Best Practice regarding the management of the local environment. The objective of LivCom is to develop and share International Best Practice, with the further objective of improving the quality of life of individual citizens through the creation of ‘liveable communities’.
Official Website for the Local Authority Prevention Network
Official website for the National Biodiversity Data Centre, which is dedicated to the collation, management, analysis and dissemination of data and information on Ireland’s biological diversity.
Official Website for the National Spring Clean organisation
The Native Woodland Trust is Ireland’s fastest growing organisation dedicated to the preservation of our Ancient Woodlands and to the planting of new trees and woods all over Ireland.
The homepage of “Notice Nature”, Ireland’s public awareness campaign on biodiversity
The official website of The National Parks & Wildlife Service (NPWS) charged with the conservation of a range of habitats and species in Ireland.
Fáilte Ireland provides strategic and practical support to develop and sustain Ireland as a high-quality and competitive tourist destination. We work with the tourism industry in areas including business support, enterprise development, training and education, research, marketing and regional development.
Promoting a behaviour change among gum droppers through local campaigns helps create a cleaner, more attractive local area that residents, visitors and businesses can enjoy. This website introduces the Gum Litter Taskforce and explains how we are making this behaviour change happen, as well as giving you the opportunity to get involved with the campaign.
Recyclemore.ie is operated by Repak and is the consumer website offering helpful hints and tips on recycling in the home, school and the workplace
Repak is an industry funded organisation whose aim it is to facilitate and grow packaging recycling.
rx3 “rethink recycle remake” is working on a number of initiatives with a range of partners and stakeholders to develop markets for recycled materials.
SMILE Resource Exchange is a free service for businesses that encourages the exchanging of resources between its members in order to save money, reduce waste going to landfill and to develop new business opportunities. Potential exchanges are identified through networking events, an online exchange facility and a support team to assist throughout.
The STOP Food Waste programme is funded under the EPA National Waste Prevention Programme (NWPP).
The official website of The Heritage Council charged with proposing policies and priorities for the identification, protection, preservation and enhancement of the national heritage.
The homepage of the Tree Council of Ireland, a voluntary NGO formed in 1985 to promote the planting, care and conservation of trees in both urban and rural areas.
Official Facebook Page for the TidyTowns Unit