Posts Tagged ‘recycling’
WEEE Ireland public collections will take place at the following venues:
6th June: Tesco Ballinamore, Leitrim 10am – 4pm
6th June: Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada, Carrick-on-Shannon, Leitrim 10am – 4pm
6th June: Royal Hospital Kilmainham, Dublin 10am – 4pm
This service is free of charge, batteries and all household items and appliances with a plug/batteries can be handed over for recycling/safe disposal.
Don’t forget, you can bring these items to your local civic amenity recycling centre any time – click here to find a centre near you.
Look what the Mural Arts Program of Philadelphia unveiled on Earth Day – 10 recycling trucks decorated with bright, bold graphics inspired by the historic textiles collection of The Design Center at Philadelphia University. The project coincided with the introduction of Philadelphia’s new single-stream recycling program, in which all recyclable materials can go into the same truck.
University of Lancashire student Sara Watson has created this inspired piece of environmental art from a scrapped car she was given by a local recycling company, Recycling Lives – the car will now be used to advertise the company.
A public collection of old electrical and electronic goods and batteries will take place on the following dates in the locations detailed below.
9th May: Tesco Celbridge, Kildare – 10am – 4pm
9th May: Tesco Maynooth, Kildare – 10am – 4pm
9th May: Naas Racecourse, Kildare – 10am – 4pm
16th May: Tesco Tullamore, Offaly – 10am – 4pm
Members of the public are encouraged to bring any old electrical or electronic goods or batteries to these days for recycling. All old domestic electrical equipment and batteries will be accepted free of charge for recycling – from large appliances (fridges, cookers, washing machines) to smaller items (such as toasters, kettles, stereos, TVs, tools, PCs and monitors) and batteries (such as AAs and car batteries).
Domestic waste, chemicals, paints, green waste, medicines or aerosols will not be accepted.
The Dublin Flea – ‘a bizarre bazaar of vintage clothing, bric-a-brac and what nots in Dublin’s city centre’ – takes place on the last Sunday of every month, and their posters, which are specially designed just for the Flea, are available to buy for a measly 5 euros! They are printed professionally on card and the money goes directly to the artist.