Ryans Cleaning’s Biggest Challenge In 30 Years

The Papal Visit last weekend combined with a whole programme of other events was the biggest challenge ever faced by Thurles based event cleaning company Ryans Cleaning. Ryans Cleaning were engaged to clean the Phoenix Park and Knock elements of the visit the weekend. They did this in addition to maintaining their regular contract work […]

Amneal Cashel Switch To Compostables

Zero Waste Cashel is delighted to announce that Amneal Pharmaceuticals is the latest business in Cashel to switch to using compostable coffee cups. Through their catering company Baxter Storey and packaging firm Zeus Packaging the company has ceased using disposable non-recyclable, non-compostable coffee cups. It is estimated that 200 million of these non recyclable cups […]

Over 1/5th Of Waste In Cashel’s Bins Is Food Waste

The results of the Waste Characterisation Study that was carried out as part of the Zero Waste Cashel project has highlighted some interesting room for improvement. The largest percentage of waste by weight in the general waste bin was food waste at 22%. Paper and cardboard made up 12%, clothes came to 6%, metal 4% […]

Zero Waste Cashel Website Launched

A new website has been launched to aid the town of Cashel on its journey towards Zero Waste. The new website www.zerowastecashel.ie was launched by Cllr. Roger Kennedy, Cathaoirleach- Cashel/Tipperary Municipal District on Thursday 27th April in Spafield Family Resource Centre, Cashel. Representatives of several community groups were in attendance on the day along with […]

Cashel to become Ireland’s first Zero Waste Town #zerowastecashel

  The heritage town of Cashel in County Tipperary is moving towards a cleaner, greener future as it begins the process to become Ireland’s first Zero Waste town. “Towards Zero Waste Cashel” is an 18-month pilot initiative which promotes reducing waste and repairing and repurposing items, and was officially launched on Thursday 2nd March at […]

Cashel bids to become Ireland’s First ‘Zero Waste’ Community

Cashel in County Tipperary is bidding to become Ireland’s first ‘zero waste’ community following in the footsteps of over 200 towns and cities worldwide, including San Francisco and Ljubljana, which have embraced the principle. VOICE, an environmental charity specialising in waste and the circular economy, has joined forces with the Southern Regional Waste Management Office […]