BEAT – Weekly Episode 37 – The Power of One

In this week’s episode, we have a look at the theory behind ‘The Power of One’ which says each person has the potential to change the future.  Orla finds out how one person can influence change for the good of the environment.  For more in this series listen in to BEAT every Wednesday at 8.25pm

WLR – Weekly Episode 37 – Irish Honey Bee’s

Ireland’s native honey bee forms the bedrock of our country’s rich heritage in beekeeping culture and is also an important component of our natural pollinators. In this weeks Ours To Protect Clodagh Walsh hears  all about these  fascinating creatures from  East Waterford beekeepers. For more in this series listen in to WLR every Wednesday at […]

BEAT – Weekly Episode 35 – Sustainable Flower Gifting

Roses are red and violets are blue – but is there a greener alternative than gifting roses this Valentine’s Day? The festive Valentine’s flower is not in season for Ireland in February and we take a look at more sustainable flower gifts. For more in this series listen in to BEAT every Wednesday at 8.25pm. […]

BEAT – Weekly Episode 27 – The Salvage Yard

Listen back to this episode as Orla visits a salvage yard on the outskirts of Kilkenny city to see how they are playing their part in environmental action. For more in this series listen in to BEAT every Wednesday at 8.25pm

WLR – Weekly Episode 31 – The Deposit Return Scheme

Described as a circular economy initiative a new Deposit Return Scheme will be launched in Waterford on February 1st.  It will see a refundable deposit or levy added to certain plastic, steel, and aluminium drinks containers. Reporter Clodagh Walsh has been finding out all about it… For more in this series listen in to WLR […]

WLR – Weekly Tips 30 – RENEW Enterprises

Renew Enterprises, focusing on repurposing bikes, paints, and wood, is comprehensive and sustainable initiative.    Here are some tips on how to recycle and repurpose these items effectively: Repurposing Bikes: Encourage community members to bring their bikes for repairs, and teach basic maintenance skills.   Bike Art Projects: Collaborate with local artists or schools for […]

WLR – Weekly Episode 30 – RENEW Enterprises

Renew Enterprises is the place to go if you’re looking for anything from bikes, woodwork, kindling, paint recycling and much more. Reporter Clodagh Walsh hears how this social enterprise project in the heart of Waterford is not alone providing employment and retraining but playing its part in the circular economy. For more in this series […]

WLR – Weekly Tips 29 – Christmas Tree Recycling

Recycling Christmas trees is a great way to give them a second life and contribute to environmental sustainability.  Here are some tips on how to recycle Christmas trees: Check Local Recycling: Many communities have Christmas tree recycling programmes. Check with your local waste management or to find out if they offer pickup or drop-off locations. […]

WLR – Weekly Episode 29 – Christmas Tree Recycling

As we near the end of the 12 days of Christmas it’s time to think about re cycling your natural Christmas trees. We have great advice from Waterford City and County Council. We hear from the Tramore Eco Group who have a fun way of recycling the trees where you get to help their work […]