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Garden do’s and don’ts

Spring is here and with the unusually warm weather for this time of year, our green spaces have been growing faster than usual; our wildlife have come out of hibernation early and some may still be sleeping in your compost heap. Follow our simple do’s and don’ts for the garden this Spring   Garden, Wildlife […]

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Show some love to Mother Earth on Valentine’s Day!

This Valentine’s Day, why not show some love to Mother Earth? Try these small but meaningful changes on February 14th to show your appreciation of the environment, and take some steps towards sustainable living.   Dump the car for the day Try ditching your car for the day and travel by bike, foot or public […]

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From Food Scraps to Treats

The average household wastes over €700 worth of food purchased each year. This equates to roughly 1/3 of all food we purchase. It’s even estimated that half of the produce we buy ends up in the bin. But this doesn’t have to be the case. While some food wasted is food that’s gone off and can […]

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Compost from home to eliminate food waste

Each year, the EPA estimates that the average Irish household wastes €770 worth of food. This means that about 1/3 of your food shop ends up straight in the bin. This number is even higher if we only look at vegetables and fruit which accounts for 50% of all food waste. But this doesn’t have […]

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10 Ways to Save Water at Home & Outside

Our ongoing water shortage crisis has created awareness of just how precious water is and next week marks World Water Week as the global issue of water conservation takes centre stage. From Sunday 26th to 31st August, leading water experts will congregate in Stockholm, Sweden to brainstorm and discuss solutions to the pressing water-related challenges […]

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How our Lifestyles are Leading to “Virtual” Water Waste

Much of the water we use every day is obvious and visible, whether it is water use in our homes, schools or places of work. Water use in our homes such as flushing toilets, cooking, and showering is known for our domestic water use or domestic consumption. On average, our domestic consumption is 150 litres […]

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GAP Ireland CEO’s 9 Top Water Saving Tips

The current heat wave has brought water conservation back into the headlines. Climate Change predictions tell us that Ireland is expected to experience drier summer months, which could see heat waves and therefore water shortages becoming a more regular feature of Ireland’s climate. The onus is now on us all to understand what our Water […]

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