Environmental Awareness Initiatives

Environmental Awareness

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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 2024

Anti-Litter Anti-Graffiti Grant 2024

This grant funds projects to address litter and graffiti in Fingal

Food Waste

Food Waste

Information about food waste prevention, management, and upcoming events.


Instruments Project

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).

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Programmes for Schools

Click here to view the Environmental Awareness programmes for Fingal schools

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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

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

Composting Initiative

Composting Initiative

As a part of our climate action initiatives, Fingal County Council regularly supports a variety of community composting projects throughout the year.

sustainable living tips

Sustainable Living

See some sustainable living tips here for ideas on how you can be a better friend to your environment. 

Leave no waste

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.

Environmental Awareness Initiatives

Greener Communities

View information and material for environmental awareness in your community


nature comp

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

ReUse Month 2022

October is National ReUse Month, a time to highlight the options for ReUse in our transition to a more sustainable society.

 Greening your event

Greening your event