Environmental Awareness Initiatives

Environmental Awareness

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Fingal County Council employs an Environmental Educational Officer to promote Environmental Awareness Programmes in Fingal such as Biodiversity, Green Schools, Greener Communities initiatives, the Community Environmental Action Fund (Local Agenda 21), the Anti-Litter and Anti-Graffiti Fund, Green Dog Walker, Adopt a Patch, Stop Food Waste, Master Composter Workshops and the Fingal Instrument Project (Waste Prevention).

Climate Change engagement is also part of the Awareness Programme


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

Black lives matter - anti-graffiti mural

2022 Anti Litter Anti Graffiti Competition

We are delighted to announce the launch of the 2022 Anti-Litter Anti-Graffiti Competition.

Dublin clean up

Dublin Clean Up

The Dublin Community Clean up is an annual event involves the whole of Dublin, it’s a combined effort to get groups and individuals mobilised with a common goal – to improve our surroundings.

Here are some photos of Fingal groups out during Dublin Community Clean Up 2021. Well done to everyone, it was a huge success!! Groups were out in force all over 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. 

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