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Category: Schools | Education

GAP Communication and Marketing Internship

Global Action Plan (GAP) is an Irish charity with the aim of creating sustainable communities across Ireland. Our mission is to support people to live more sustainable lifestyles, by offering practical yet creative solutions that inspire people to act and change their long-term consumption habits. We have an exciting new position here with the Global […]

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GAP’s visit to the Mansion House

Following a visit to Global Action Plan’s Green Living and Sustainability (GLAS) Community Garden in December,  the Lord Mayor of Dublin City Paul McAullife welcomed  the Global Action Plan team and the community garden service users to the Mansion House on Wednesday 5th of February. The Lord Mayor took this opportunity to acknowledge and celebrate […]

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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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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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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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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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European Sustainable Development Week to promote local knowledge of 17 SDGs

European Sustainable Development Week and the SDGs The internationally accepted definition of sustainable development comes from the 1987 Brundtland Report: “Sustainable development is development that meets the needs of the present without compromising the ability of future generations to meet their own needs”. European Sustainable Development Week (ESDW) honours sustainable development from the 30th of […]

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