BEAT – Weekly Episode 42 – Toy Repair Library

In this episode of Ours to Protect on Beat 102 103, Orla visits the Clonmel Repair Cafe in Co. Tipperary whose motto is “Toss it Away? No way!” and we find out more about their Toy Library. For more in this series listen in to BEAT every Wednesday at 8.25pm.

KCLR – Weekly Episode 41 – Easter Recycling

With 62 thousand tonnes of waste expected to be generated this Easter bank holiday weekend, show producer Ethna Quirke caught up with Laura Sherry, Head of Marketing at Repak to find out how best to dispose of all of that Easter Egg packaging. For more in this series listen in to KCLR every Thursday at […]

Classic Hits FM – Weekly Tips 40 – Recycling Bikes

This week on Ireland’s Classic Hits Radio we’re looking at the second hand bikes that are available at ‘Rediscover Cycling’ in the Rediscovery Centre.   Benefits of getting back in the saddle! Riding a bike is fun, improves your physical and mental wellbeing, is convenient for getting around locally and is environmentally friendly.    Mental […]

BEAT – Weekly Episode 34 – Repair, Don’t Replace!

We know the phrase: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. But what about Repair? We chat more about an initiative that promotes strategies to prolong the life of products and keep them in circulation for a longer period of time. For more in this series listen in to BEAT every Wednesday at 8.25pm

KCLR – Weekly Episode 33 – How the ReTurn scheme will work

As Ireland’s first ever deposit return scheme begins it’s official roll out this morning, Ethna caught up with Niamh Kelly of Re-turn to chat about the initiative, the hopes for it’s success in helping reduce our carbon emissions and the specific’s of just how the scheme will work. For more in this series listen in […]

Midwest Radio – Weekly Episode 29 – Recycling

On this the first episode of Ours to Protect in 2024 the theme of the week is recycling. We spoke to Sharon Cameron from Mayo county council about the topic, and focus in on correctly disposing of Christmas trees and other recyclable material left over from the festive period. She then gives an insight on […]

Radio Nova – Weekly Episode 29 – Recycling

Listen back to this week’s episode as we look at better ways to recycle our waste.  From the pollution produced by landfills to the devastating effects of plastic in our oceans, we urgently need to stem the flow of rubbish pouring into our environment. For more in this series listen into Radio Nova every Thursday at […]