Happy St Patrick’s Day!

March 15th 2019

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

March 15th 2019 Once again Thorntons are proud to Sponsor and participate in the Maynooth St Patrick’s Day parade.  Each year the parade gets bigger and more exciting and this year will be no different. Fingers crossed the weather will stay dry for everyone participating in and attending what promises to be a great family day out. To all our customers and suppo...

Training and Development

March 5th 2019

Training and Development

March 5th 2019 In early February 2019, Thorntons Recycling invested in new staff Training facilities at its Killeen Road depot. This investment will ensure that all current and new staff receive the highest level of training and demonstrates the company’s continue investment in its most important asset – its staff. Accommodating up to 16 employees, th...

Happy Birthday Conor!!!

February 15th 2019

Happy Birthday Conor!!!

February 15th 2019 Yesterday our own Cupid, Conor Sunderland, celebrated his 50th birthday surrounded by his colleagues. Conor has been working in Thorntons for 15 years. He has worked in different departments, mainly spending his years as Transport Manager. He is well known to everyone in head office and to most of the drivers and helpers as he now works in Trainin...

Follow Us on Facebook

February 11th 2019

Follow Us on Facebook

February 11th 2019 This month we are celebrating 4,000 followers on our Facebook page – Thorntons Recycling in the Community!!! Our follower count continues to grow daily and it’s all thanks to our loyal customers sharing our posts about upcoming events and tips on recycling. We like to share news and stories on our Facebook page about our events and sports...

And the Winner is….

January 30th 2019

And the Winner is….

January 30th 2019 We are back with the Customer Loyalty Competitions for 2019 and this month it’s all about helping the planet. In our email we sent out to household customers last week we spoke about the importance of cutting down on single used plastics and non-recyclable items. These materials include, straws, disposable cutlery and disposable coffee cups. ...

One Day: How Ireland Cleans Up

January 17th 2019

One Day: How Ireland Cleans Up

January 17th 2019 On Monday the 14th of January 2019 , Thorntons Recycling was mentioned in an RTE Documentary – “One Day: How Ireland Cleans Up”. The second in a new series of One Day documentaries goes behind the scenes with people whose job is to clean up after the public. In this episode, a bin lorry driver, a window cleaning crew, a shift supervisor in...

Thorntons Recycling at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival

January 9th 2019

Thorntons Recycling at the Leopardstown Christmas Festival

January 9th 2019 On St Stephen’s Day, City Island won the Thorntons Recycling Maiden Hurdle at the Leopardstown Christmas Horse Racing Festival. Trained by Martin Brassil with jockey M P Walsh on board. There was great excitement in the parade ring welcoming City Island and all those associated with the horse. The event takes place over the Christmas Period...

Christmas Tree Collection – Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne

January 4th 2019

Christmas Tree Collection – Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne

January 4th 2019 We are delighted to announce that Councillor Joe Bonner has organised a collection point for Christmas trees at the Pillo Hotel, Ashbourne from Sunday 6th of January 2019 to Sunday the 13th of January 2019. There is no charge for the disposal of the trees at the site. This is their 15th year providing this service to the people of Ashbourne and...

Recycle More this Christmas

December 27th 2018

Recycle More this Christmas

December 27th 2018 Please help us to Recycle more PLASTICS over this festive season.  WE NEED YOUR HELP TO INCREASE OUR RECYCLING RATE!!!! What Can you do? Recycle More Plastics – which ones? There are different kind of plastics, soft plastics like food wrappers and rigid plastics like butter containers. Rigid plastics, washed and dried, are acceptable in the Gree...

Merry Christmas LauraLynn from Thorntons Recycling

December 24th 2018

Merry Christmas LauraLynn from Thorntons Recycling

December 24th 2018 On Thursday the 20th of December we presented LauraLynn Children’s Hospice with their cheque for 2018. Throughout the year, 1% of our online household customer ‘top ups’ over €25 has been retained and given to the charity to support the brilliant work they do each day. Congratulations and thank you to all our Household Customer...