Fingal County Council employs an Environmental Educational Officer to promote Environmental Awareness Programmes, such as Green Schools, Fingal’s Cleaner Communities Competition, Green Dog Walker, Adopt a Patch, Stop Food Waste, Master Composter Workshops, Gum Litter Awareness, and supporting Local Agenda 21 Program.
Climate Change engagement was also part of the Awareness Programme.
Greener Communities 2019
Fingal County Council’s Environmental Awareness section is organising the 2019 Greener Communities Competition. The focus this year is on increasing pollinators and biodiversity and on fostering sustainable communities.
Gum Litter Awareness Campaign
Fingal is among 26 participating local authorities launching the “Bin Your Gum When You’re Done” campaign.
Stop Food Waste Initiative
Stop Food Waste is a national programme involving all Local Authorities. In Ireland we are generating at least 1 million tonnes of food waste each year with the majority of this managed in Ireland.
Reuse Month 2019
National Reuse Month is a waste prevention initiative to raise awareness about the economic and environmental benefits of reusing everyday items and materials that would otherwise go to waste