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Environment

About the Environment & Climate Action Section

The Environment & Climate Action Section is responsible for developing and implementing environmental protection policies and services aimed at enhancing and maintaining our environment. These include Environment Protection, Infrastructure and Maintenance, Waste Management & Enforcement, Community Services, Environment Awareness, Energy & Climate Action.

New recycling lists

A new household recycling list has been developed to keep up with international standards in recycling by the Department of Communications, Climate Action and Environment (https://www.dccae.gov.ie/en-ie/Pages/default.aspx).

Donohill Recycling Centre

Tipperary County Council is pleased to announce that Donohill Recycling Centre is now back fully open Monday to Saturday following the completion of improvement works at the site.

Opening Hours
Monday to Thursday - 8:30am to 16:30
Friday - 8:30am to 15:30
Saturday - 9:00am to 12:45

Frequently Asked Questions

Waste Management Bye Laws final

Cllr Michael Murphy launches 2019 gum litter campaign

Leas Cathaoirleach of Tipperary County Council, Cllr Michael Murphy launches 2019 gum litter campaign
Campaign seeks to positively influence people’s behaviour towards gum disposal

The Environment & Climate Action Information Trailer

The Environment & Climate Action Information Trailer was in O Connell St Clonmel today 30th May distributing information on the green environment and household waste disposal. Mutt Mitts bags were given out to members of the public as a deterrent to dog fouling on the streets. The trailer will be visiting other towns in the coming weeks.

Donohill Recycing Centre welcomes students from Tankerstown National School

20 students from Tankerstown National School had a very enjoyable tour of Donohill Recycling Centre on 25th November, 2019.

A Group of twenty Students , 2 teachers and 1 Parent attended.

Plastic Free Day in Supervalu, Cahir, Co. Tipperary

Staff from Environment Section were in attendance at Dolans Supervalu, Cahir on Friday, 7th and Saturday, 8th February, 2020 for plastic free day. We met with over 418 customers over the 2 days and it was a very enjoyable event with great interaction and very well received with customers about the plastics issues of today and other environment matters as well.

THURLES & TEMPLEMORE TOWN ENHANCEMENT AND PAINTING SCHEME 2020

Tipperary County Council is seeking to improve the streetscape and public realm of the towns of Thurles and Templemore through supporting owners of properties in improving and enhancing their properties and public areas generally by such means as, but not limited to :

ROSCREA TOWN ENHANCEMENT AND PAINTING SCHEME 2020

Tipperary County Council is seeking to improve the streetscape and public realm of the town of Roscrea through supporting owners of properties in improving and enhancing their properties and public areas generally by such means as, but not limited to :

Countryside Wild on Flowers Initiative

Environment and Climate Action Staff will be giving out FREE packs of Wildflower Seeds next week at the following marts;-

Tipperary Mart - 6TH March, 2020 from 10.00am
Cashel Mart – 7th March, 2020 from 11.00am

Delivering reuse initiatives for SMEs

Donie Comerford

Theme: Shredding cardboard for packaging
Donie Comerford,
Cappagroe,
tel 087 8104846
email info@dcautospares.ie
This SME invested in a cardboard shredder and sources unwanted cardboard from local businesses. The shredded material is used as packing. DC Autos Spares also recycles vehicle parts.

Brookfield Farm

Theme: Making a farm sustainable and regenerative
Brookfield Farm,
Coolbawn,
Nenagh
Ailbhe Gerrard – 086 8551309
hello@brookfield.farm

Zero Waste

Theme: A zero waste grocery shop
Zero Waste Market Place,
Clonmel
email: zerowastemarketplace@gmail.com
This store encourages shoppers to use their own containers and eliminate single use plastic.
www.zerowastemarketplace.ie

Clogheen Mens Sheds

Theme: Community based charity group sustaining the environment
Clogheen Mens Sheds
Main street,
Clogheen
email:@conran888@hotmail.com
This voluntary group makes garden furniture for the community and restores old furniture from recycled materials.

Revived and Retro

Theme: Transforming old furniture creatively for the Circular economy
Revived and Retro
Terryglass
Annette 087 2458250
info@reviveandretro.ie
This SME repurposes old furniture to give it a new lease of life for the modern home.
www.revivedandretro.ie

Galtee Honey Farm

Theme: Educating and protecting the native black honey bee
Galtee Honey Farm,
Glengarra Farm,
Cahir
galteebees@gmail.com
Producing candles and cosmetics from raw wild honey and running educational tours on the farm
www.galteehoney.com

The Apple Farm

Theme: A sustainable farm, producing and selling at source
The Apple Farm,
Moorstown,
Cahir
www.theapplefarm.com
email: conn@theapplefarm.com
Growing apples, producing jams and juices in a zero waste environment

Hanna Van Aelsten

Theme: Grows willow trees to produce baskets
Hanna Van Aelstm
Newport,
Tel 086 0840091
email:barnabaun@live.ie
This artisan SME designs and makes a range of baskets from willow trees grown on her farm.
www.hannavanaelst.com

Green Sheep

Theme: Replacing the disposable cup with a keep cup
Green Sheep,
Railway Station,
Thurles
Tel 0504-90324
Email: lululambe@gmail.com
This SME cafe uses the Keep Cup which is a reusable product.
www.thegreensheep.ie

Relish Cafe

Theme: Eco Friendly packaging
Relish.
Castlemeadows,
Gortataggart,
Thurles,
tel 083 8118883
email:Relishfinefoods15@gmail.com
This Fine Food Store sells local produce and use compostable tableware

Chous Cottage

Theme:Producing Eco friendly products inhouse
Chou’s Cottage,
Westgate,
Clonmel
Tel: 083 8769787
email: contact@chouscottage.com
This store showcases Irish crafts, produce eco friendly washing detergents and operate a deposit and return scheme.

What to do with my soft plastics

Why are soft plastics now allowed to be placed in my recycling bin?

There are two reasons:

Improvements to facilities along with
Emergence of new markets.
In Ireland we collect all recyclables in the same bin and the sorting of all these materials take place at a recycling facility.

Tipperary's Energy Week 2021

Tipperary's Sustainable Energy Week 2021

Tipperary County Council is planning a number of activities to celebrate European Sustainable Energy Week which takes place from October 25th to 29th.

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