The Adventure Project – Lock Keeper’s Cottage

November 22nd 2017

The Adventure Project – Lock Keeper’s Cottage

November 22nd 2017 We were recently contacted by a group who are renovating an old cottage to use it as a community facility. The Adventure Project is a not for profit who run adventure therapy and activity programs for addiction services, youth services and young people in care. They have been given a licence to use the old lock keeper’s cottage in North Strand. ...

Team Hope Christmas Appeal

November 21st 2017

Team Hope Christmas Appeal

November 21st 2017 The Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal has collected over 8,000 boxes (Celbridge Team) so far! You can make a donation via the Team Hope website too! Click here. We are delighted to be involved in a small way by providing recycling bins. Shoeboxes for sorting and labeling for distribution.   ...

School Visit – The Good Shepherd National School

November 20th 2017

School Visit – The Good Shepherd National School

November 20th 2017 We had a great time visiting students from The Good Shephard National School last Friday. The students are working towards another Green Flag and were very interested to hear about the recycling activities of Thorntons Recycling. Our Environmental, Health & Safety Manager David Duff presenting to a packed audience! Ask your teacher to get in to...

Community Autumn Clean-Up

November 16th 2017

Community Autumn Clean-Up

November 16th 2017 Residents are sweeping away the autumnal leaves and preparing for the winter by organising Clean-Up days. BEFORE One such resident association in Artane kindly sent us these photos from their Clean-Up last Saturday. Why not get your neighbours together and tidy up the public areas where you live? DURING AFTER The Clean Team head into the sun set! ...

Community Endeavour Awards 2017

November 14th 2017

Community Endeavour Awards 2017

November 14th 2017 We are delighted to be nominated by Pieta House in this year’s South Dublin County Council Community Endeavour Awards! The South Dublin County Council’s Community Endeavour Awards takes place at the Red Cow Hotel on Saturday 25th November, with people, groups and organisations recognised for the great work they do. We are nominated for the...

Win Tickets to Route 66 Big Band!

November 11th 2017

Win Tickets to Route 66 Big Band!

November 11th 2017 Our friends the fabulous Route 66 Big Band are back at the Tallaght Civic Theatre this December 2nd. We have two tickets to giveaway to this night of music to suit everyone! Simply send an email to competitions@thorntons-recycling.ie and we’ll draw a winner. ...

10 Year Staff Anniversary!

November 10th 2017

10 Year Staff Anniversary!

November 10th 2017 We love to celebrate the milestones and achievements of our business and none are more important than staff anniversaries. If you call our Customer Care Team you may be lucky enough to speak to Gemma Devine who recently completed 10 years as a Thorntons Recycling employee!   Gemma and Sarah meeting customers at the Lucan Festival! We asked Gem...

European Visitors to our Award Winning Recycling Facility

November 8th 2017

European Visitors to our Award Winning Recycling Facility

November 8th 2017 We recently had representatives in from the EU visit our Mixed Dry Recyclables MDR facility during of their national environmental audit. Last week the facility was awarded Repak’s Pakman Recycling and Recovery Facility of the Year 2017 Award. The visit was hosted by the Dept of Justice as the representatives were auditing Ireland’s applic...

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

November 6th 2017

Christmas Shoebox Appeal

November 6th 2017 We are delighted to be supporting the Team Hope Christmas Shoebox Appeal this year. Your Christmas Shoebox gift right into the hands of some of the world’s most vulnerable children If you would like to take part, it’s simple! Fill a shoebox with a range of simple Christmas gifts (we have compiled a list with lots of ideas for gifts), drop...

Great Fun at Barn Bridge Fan Zone

October 31st 2017

Great Fun at Barn Bridge Fan Zone

October 31st 2017 We had a super time at the Dublin Marathon on Sunday. The weather was perfect for the runners and supporters with the sun reaching out through blue skies. Early set-up at Barn Bridge Fan Zone! We pitched up early and awaited the race leaders at Barn Bridge, almost at the half-way (13 miles) marker. The best cheers were for the runners behind the le...