Fingal County Council’s Environmental Educational Officer works on Environmental Awareness Programmes in Fingal. These include Biodiversity, Green Schools, Support to Tidy Towns and community initiatives, the Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Fund, Litter, Green Dog Walker and Adopt a Patch, Stop Food Waste, Community Leaf-Mould Composting and the Fingal Instruments Project (Waste Prevention). Climate Change engagement is also part of the Environmental Awareness Programme
Anti-Litter Anti-Graffiti Competition 2023
This competition funds projects to address litter and graffiti in Fingal
National Food Waste Recycling Week 2023
National Food Waste Recycling week was 5th – 11th June 2023.
The Fingal Instruments Project demonstrates Waste Prevention and ReUse whereby we clean and repair musical instruments presented at our Recycling Centres (Swords Estuary and Coolmine).
Programmes for Schools
Click here to view the Environmental Awareness programmes for Fingal schools
Dublin Clean Up
Get involved in this years Dublin Community Clean-Up on Saturday April 22nd, Earth Day.
Please register as a group or individual for this group effort to keep our spaces litter free. Visit https://dublincommunitycleanup.ie/ for detail. This is a coordinated response to litter by the Dublin Local Authorities, An Taisce Clean Coasts, Dodder Action Group and the Local Authorities Water Program Office #CleanCoasts #Fingal
For more info Visit www.dublincommunitycleanup.ie
Birdwatch Ireland Video
Ricky Whelan, Urban Birds Project Officer from Birdwatch Ireland (BWI), presents information on what actions communities can take to assist bird populations in Fingal
As a part of our climate action initiatives, Fingal County Council regularly supports a variety of community composting projects throughout the year.
See some sustainable living tips here for ideas on how you can be a better friend to your environment.
Litter and Dog Fouling Campaign Resources
We have produced a media pack containing images, video and an animated GIF on how you can be a better friend to your environment.
View information and material for environmental awareness in your community
Nature Activity Competition
Whether you fancy getting outdoors or drawing your favourite native Irish mammal there’s an activity in here for everyone!
ReUse Month 2022
October is National ReUse Month, a time to highlight the options for ReUse in our transition to a more sustainable society.