Happy Christmas from Clondalkin Tidy Towns

Christmas 2014 - Please Think Green

 

Every year each household generates an estimated 55 kilograms of packaging per household.  There is a lot of extra packaging waste over the Christmas period.  So this Christmas why not try to reduce and recycle your festive packaging.

 

Materials can be recycled at the following locations


•Ballymount Civic Amenity Centre http://www.sdcc.ie/ballymount-civic-amenity


•Bring banks South Dublin County Council has 63 banks around the County http://www.sdcc.ie/services/recycling-waste/bring-banks


•Batteries recycling www.weeeireland.ie


•WEEE recycling: Clondalkin Community Recycling Initiative www.recycleit.ie

 

The opening hours for the Ballymount Civic Amenity Centre is as follows:-


December 24th  9.30 – 15.00 
December 25th & 26th  Closed 
December 27th  9.00 – 17.30 
December 28th 29th & 30th  9.30 – 17.00 
December 31st  9.30 – 15.00 
January 1st  Closed 
January 2nd  Normal opening hours 

 

To encourage everyone to consider the effective use of resources and take an active part in re-using and up-cycling South Dublin County Council has arranged a Christmas Decoration competition for all ages, Closing Date is 10th  December 2014 – for application click link.

http://www.sdcc.ie/sites/default/files/form//christmas-decoration-competition-2014-entry-form.pdf

 

From Tuesday 6th January to Friday 16th January 2015, there will be a  Christmas Tree Collection site in your the Clondalkin Area. This facility is for domestic household trees only and not for commercial operators.  One tree will be accepted per household/per vehicle. Signage will be placed at the various locations indicating that it is an official recycling point. 

New Committee elected at AGM 2014

A great night was had at the 2014 Annual General Meeting in the Green Isle Hotel where a new committee was elected for the 2014-2015 competition year.

 

The new committee is as follows:

 

Pat O'Sullivan - Chairperson

Alpha Gassama - Vice Chairperson

Agnes O'Neill - Secretary

Ronan Connolly - Assistant Secretary

Tommy Keogh - Treasurer

Mary Dardis - Assistant Treasurer

Rachel Heller

Breda Delaney

Sean Lavin

George Smith

Michael Maloney

Kathleen (Kate) Gill

 

Many thanks to everyone who attended the meeting and to all who have supported us over the last 12 months. The new committee would like to especially thank all outgoing committee members for their hard work and enthusiasm.

AGM 2014

CLONDALKIN TIDY TOWNS AGM 2014

Date: Wednesday 26th November

Venue: Green Isle Hotel at 8pm

All invited - Please spread the word.

New committee members are always welcome to join us!!

National Heritage Week

Clondalkin takes part in this years National Heritage Week

National Heritage Week is coordinated by The Heritage Council and its aim is to build awareness and education about our heritage thereby encouraging its conservation and preservation.

Each year, during the last week of August, many national and hundreds of local community organisations participate by organising events throughout the country. Many of the events that take place during the week are free and the programme highlights the abundance of great work that is carried out in all communities in Ireland to preserve and promote our natural, built and cultural heritage.

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National Volunteering Week 12th - 18th May

This is National Volunteering Week, a week when everyone in Ireland is encouraged to give volunteering a try. Here's your volunteering opportunity. Next Saturday morning (17th May) Clondalkin Tidy Towns with a number of local groups; agencies and  businesses will be working in the following areas:

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