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17th October 2019 – Project Poverty

This year we celebrated the 30th anniversary of the adoption of the Convention on the Rights of the Child (UNCRC) on 20 November 1989 as part of our awareness raising initiative for the United Nations International Day for the Eradication of Poverty. On the 17th of October we held a art exhibition to celebrate the […]

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Updated workshops 2019/20!

The team at GAP Ireland have been hard at work updating our education programmes for 2019- 2020. As a result, we will ensure you receive the most current and up to date information on all areas of sustainable living. Our goal is to inspire you to take practical steps so we can work towards creating […]

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Do you know the Sustainable Development Goals?

On Tuesday the 30th of July 2019 we attended the National Stakeholder Forum in Dublin Castle. This forum invited members of the public to discuss with and listen to Government and stakeholders the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals and how we can all work together to achieve them. This forum specifically looked at Goal 8: […]

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Plastic Free July

This month is #PlasticFreeJuly   Plastic Free July is a global movement that chooses to refuse single-use plastics and stop the harmful pollution and health impacts of plastic. New studies reveal the extent of microplastics – fragments of plastic that persist in the environment for centuries – that are entering our waterways and subsequently, the human […]

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Sustainable Fashion

“Sustainable Development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs” –The Brundtland Commission, 1987   When we think of fashion, we think of culture, fun, visual representation of the self, diversity, movements, traditions. Maybe we don’t even think too much about it. […]

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DIY Oat Milk

Nowadays, lots of us are choosing to sip on non-dairy milks instead of cow’s milk in an effort to minimize our carbon footprint. Did you know that oat milk is one of the most sustainable and environmentally friendly milks out there? Oats are naturally high in fiber, Vitamin E & antioxidants, whilst being completely free […]

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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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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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4 Reasons To Choose Cycling

Health Strength – Heart Health – Weight Loss Physical strength and muscle mass are an obvious benefit from cycling every day. Instead of sitting still in a car or on a bus, your body is moving and working throughout your commute. There are many long-term benefits of daily cycling! Doctors recommend at least 30 minutes […]

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National Water Explorer Awards 2018

What Exactly is Water Explorer? Water Explorer is an online international programme for students aged 8-14 to encourage community involvement and inspire action! Students take part in challenges, track progress, and see how much water they can save from small daily changes! The challenges are formulated to teach students about key water issues. Throughout the […]

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