Hospital Recycling Awareness Days

November 16th 2018

Hospital Recycling Awareness Days

November 16th 2018 This week we took part in two hospital Recycling Awareness Days. On Wednesday we visited Tallaght University Hospital, Dublin. We showcased the hospitals recycling rate and educated the staff, management and visitors in the canteen the importance of recycling and the segregation of different waste types in the allocated bins. Zeus Packaging and Re...

Queally Group Recycling Awareness Week

November 13th 2018

Queally Group Recycling Awareness Week

November 13th 2018 On Monday the 12th of November we visited Queally Group based in Naas, Co Kildare. The Environmental Team worked hard over the previous weeks organising this Recycling Awareness Week for the staff and management within the company. David Duff, Thorntons EHS Management, gave a presentation to Queallys staff and management in relation to the recycl...

Movember Week 1 Progress

November 9th 2018

Movember Week 1 Progress

November 9th 2018 This November we have decided to participate in Movember, raising awareness and vital funds for Men’s health, globally. Team Thorntons consists of, 14 MoBros and 2 MoSistas fundraising for the charity. We are delighted to announce that so far we have raised €1,944 in the first week of the month. We are very grateful for all the donations re...

Pakman Awards 2018

November 7th 2018

Pakman Awards 2018

November 7th 2018 On Thursday the 25th of October the Annual Pakman Awards took place in the Intercontinental Hotel, Ballsbridge, Co Dublin. The awards, in conjunction with Repak, celebrate companies that show excellence in waste management and recycling. With 15 awards presented by RTE’s finest news person, Caitríona Perry, it was an exciting night for the...

Team Thorntons take on Movember

November 2nd 2018

Team Thorntons take on Movember

November 2nd 2018 We are excited to announce our upcoming involvement in Movember. Movember raises vital funds for Men’s health throughout the world. They fundraise for mental health, prostate cancer and testicular cancer. In November, the charity encourages men all over the world to grow moustaches and beards to bring awareness of the importance of Men’...

Trick of Treat for Temple Street 2018

October 31st 2018

Trick of Treat for Temple Street 2018

October 31st 2018 Thorntons Recycling staff and management participated in its 4th annual Trick or Treat for Temple Street. We had a wonderful morning of tea and cakes gathered in the canteen. Our staff bakers were hard at work last night creating the delicious and devilous treats for everyone to enjoy. Each year our staff here in head office make the effort to dr...

Dublin Marathon 2018

October 30th 2018

Dublin Marathon 2018

October 30th 2018 The SSE Airtricity Dublin Marathon took place on Sunday the 28th of October. It was a cold morning as over 20,000 participants took to the streets of Dublin in the annual 26 mile marathon. This year the organisers celebrated the increase in female runners since the beginning of the marathon back in 1980. The number of female participants has grown...

Dublin Marathon 2018

October 24th 2018

Dublin Marathon 2018

October 24th 2018 Thorntons Recycling will provide waste management and recycling services to the Dublin Marathon taking place this weekend. The 42KM race will take place on Sunday the 28th of October starting at 8.55 am at Fitzwilliam Square and finishing at Merrion Square. The race will cover most of Dublin, with parts of the race route travelling through the Phoe...

South Dublin County Business Awards 2018

October 22nd 2018

South Dublin County Business Awards 2018

October 22nd 2018 On Friday the 19th of October, we attended the South Dublin County Business Awards in Citywest Hotel, Co Dublin. This was the awards largest year with over 500 guests in attendance from large businesses like Bank of Ireland to smaller independent companies like Loza Wool. Marty Whelan presented the awards on the night, handing out over 12 trophie...

Laura Lynn Children’s Hospice Celebrating 7 years

October 18th 2018

Laura Lynn Children’s Hospice Celebrating 7 years

October 18th 2018 In September, our Charity Partner, Laura Lynn Children’s Hospice celebrated their 7th birthday of the opening of their LauraLynn House, a dedicated 8 bed children’s palliative care unit doors back in 2011. Over the years, they have treated and cared for over 350 ‘superheroes’ and their families. LauraLynn is a hospice for chil...