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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).

Frequently Asked Questions

Waste Management Bye Laws final

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.

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 :

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 Tidy Towns Winners 2021

It is with great excitement that Tipperary County Council would like to congratulate all our dedicated Tidy-Town Committees throughout the County on achieving great results in the 2021 SuperValu National Tidy Towns competition.

Charity Shops

Waste Management (Prohibition of Waste Disposal by Burning)

“Under the Waste Management (Prohibition of Waste Disposal by Burning) Regulations 2009, the burning of household, garden, commercial or industrial waste is not permitted. Previously, an exemption under the legislation had been provided for the burning of green waste generated by agricultural purposes. The burning of green waste is a matter of concern and leads to localised air pollution.

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