Purple Run for Down Syndrome Ireland this Saturday

March 24th 2017

Purple Run for Down Syndrome Ireland this Saturday

March 24th 2017 This will be another busy Saturday for the team as we have an instore promotion in The Square, Tallaght, while some of the fitter staff are taking part in the Purple Run in the Phoenix Park! Down Syndrome Ireland is hosting its annual ‘Purple Run’ in celebration of World Down Syndrome Day 2017. The event, which takes place in the beautiful Phoe...

St Patrick’s Day Parade, Maynooth

March 23rd 2017

St Patrick’s Day Parade, Maynooth

March 23rd 2017 Even the dull weather couldn’t dampen the spectacle of the St Patrick’s Day parade in Maynooth last Friday! With the celebrations highlighting the 350th birthday of Jonathan Swift, a previous Maynooth resident, the crowds came out in style. Members of the Maynooth Tidy Towns; we are visiting with them this coming week to discuss cor...

EPA New ‘Environment’ Video

March 22nd 2017

EPA New ‘Environment’ Video

March 22nd 2017 The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has published a new video on The State of Ireland’s Environment 2016. Ireland’s Environment – An Assessment 2016 report provides an integrated assessment of the overall quality of Ireland’s environment, the pressures being placed on it and the societal responses to current and emerging envir...

Skateboard Park, Ballyfermot

March 20th 2017

Skateboard Park, Ballyfermot

March 20th 2017 Get on your bike….or skateboard, Xtreme Ramp Freestyle is setting up an indoor skatepark at Cherry Orchard Ind. Est. The group, who are open to volunteers, are beginning with a massive clear out of existing bulk timber and waste. We have supplied them with skips for the crew to begin. Organiser Martin Walsh says, ‘we do BMX, as well a...

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

March 16th 2017

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

March 16th 2017 We wish all our customers a very happy St Patrick’s Day. We will be taking part in the Maynooth parade again this year. Drop over and say hello! Have a great time at your local festivities.

Re-grow your Vegetable Scraps

March 15th 2017

Re-grow your Vegetable Scraps

March 15th 2017 With Spring comes planting season. We are encouraging everyone to make the effort to use their recycling and compost bins. You could also re-grow your old vegetable scraps! With thanks to the Back to Basics Facebook page, Click Here. ...

Instore Promotions

March 10th 2017

Instore Promotions

March 10th 2017 We had a great time at The Mill Centre, Clondalkin yesterday. We met lots of our customers and they told us they were very happy with our service and customer care. If you are in Liffey Valley tomorrow, Saturday 11th March, be sure to drop over to say hello! ...

New Hope Residential Centre Clean Up

March 9th 2017

New Hope Residential Centre Clean Up

March 9th 2017 New Hope Residential Centre embarked in a large clean up of their gardens and buildings. The Spring is upon us and with fresh buds of daffodils inspirations are renewed. Early Spring Daffodils in the garden. Residents and volunteers got stuck in to clear out the winter excesses of the garden. The task awaiting the volunteers! The Thorntons Recyclin...

Ballyfermot Youthreach

March 8th 2017

Ballyfermot Youthreach

March 8th 2017 Ballyfermot Youth Reach are a busy group active in their community. We responded to their request for a skip to clean up the premises as they are preparing for a new event. This secretive new project could involve a world record attempt! Can’t wait to hear more.   ...

Thorntons Recycling to Sponsor local Gaisce Award Programme

March 2nd 2017

Thorntons Recycling to Sponsor local Gaisce Award Programme

March 2nd 2017 We are delighted to announce that Thorntons Recycling are sponsoring the Gaisce Awards programme in WHAD Project, Cherry Orchard, Dublin 10. WHAD runs an excellent Gaisce Awards programme every year, and with the sponsorship from Thorntons Recycling they will be learning about recycling in their community as part of their Gaisce Awards. The young p...