Our seasonal update, here’s a brief update on what we’ve been up to over the past few months. From workshops and events for Reuse Month, a Library of Things and getting ready for our new Recycling Ambassadors Programme, we can certainly say we’ve been pretty busy here at VOICE!
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We have lots of activity lined up for this years National Reuse Month, both in Dublin and Zero Waste Cashel promoting reuse and repair!
With support from the Eastern Midlands Region Waste Office, VOICE have partnered up with The Dublin Food Coop, ShareCity and WeShare to bring a Library of Things to Dublin for the first time as part of National Reuse Month.
A Library of Things allows people to borrow items needed only on an occasional basis. By sharing items it reduces the need for material production and consumption, and allows people to free up space in their homes and try new hobbies without the need to buy new supplies. The Library of Things is an initiative already happening in many towns and cities around the world, but has yet to catch on here in Ireland.
VOICE Coordinator, Mindy O’Brien, chats with Lawrence from the Green Party to share tips on cutting down on plastic waste, why it’s important, and what can be done to reduce the ever increasing amounts of plastic polluting our environment.
VOICE Submission to the Citizen’s Assembly – How you can make a submission too!
An organic movement has begun in Ireland to embrace zero waste.
VOICE Ireland will manage 25 Waste Ambassadors to run workshops with communities