Terenure 5 Mile 13th of May 2018

May 16th 2018

Terenure 5 Mile 13th of May 2018

May 16th 2018 Thorntons Recycling sponsored the Terenure 5 Mile run on Sunday the 13th of May. The run took part around Terenure village and Bushy Park, Dublin 6. Thorntons Recycling supplied the bins for the waste collected, before and after the race. We also brought along our gazebo and had face painters in tow. Our sweets and yoyo’s didn’t last...

Pieta House – Darkness Into Light 12th of May 2018

May 15th 2018

Pieta House – Darkness Into Light 12th of May 2018

May 15th 2018 On Saturday the 12th of May 2018, Pieta House celebrated a decade of their famous ‘Darkness Into Light‘ charity walk. Over 13,000 members of the public came together in the early hours at the charities main location, The Phoenix Park, to support and raise awareness of suicide in Ireland. This year Pieta House had over 180 locations o...

Ashbourne Recycling Day 2018 – A Great Success

May 14th 2018

Ashbourne Recycling Day 2018 – A Great Success

May 14th 2018 On May 5th 2018 we were involved in the Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day.  The event was organised by Councillor Joe Bonner.  There was great support this year again from the locals and the response was fantastic. We collected 159 tonnes of material from members of the public. Visitors to the site could avail of free compost with landscapers...

Darkness Into Light May 12th 2018

May 9th 2018

Darkness Into Light May 12th 2018

May 9th 2018 Pieta House Annual run/walk, ‘Darkness Into Light‘ is taking place this Saturday the 12th of May at 4.15am. We will be supplying bins and skips to manage waste at some of the larger Dublin events. Pieta House will be celebrating 10 years of this inspiring walk. It started with 400 participants, and this year already they have over 12,00...

Movie Morning with Thorntons Recycling

May 8th 2018

Movie Morning with Thorntons Recycling

May 8th 2018 A movie morning was held in IMC Tallaght, Dublin recently for some Thorntons Recycling Staff The film screening was of the highly anticipated Marvel 10 Year Anniversary movie, “The Avengers – Infinity War” There was a great buzz amongst the staff, both kids and adults, awaiting the start of the movie Some of the kids opted for...

Colm Brophy Fundraising Breakfast Morning

May 4th 2018

Colm Brophy Fundraising Breakfast Morning

May 4th 2018 This morning, our Commercial Sales Manager and Commercial Account Manager attended Colm Brophy’s fundraising breakfast morning on behalf of Thorntons Recycling. They were joined by a number of TD’s, Senators and Councillors, in support of the Local Fine Gael TD. An Taoiseach Leo Varadkar lead with the support of Colm by being guest sp...

ICON Green Awareness Week

May 2nd 2018

ICON Green Awareness Week

May 2nd 2018 This week we are in ICON, Leopardstown, Co Dublin at their Green Awareness Week. We are working with management and staff on increasing recycling rates in their business. This includes the segregation of material into three different types of bins/service – waste, recyclables and food. ...

Ashbourne Recycling Day

April 30th 2018

Ashbourne Recycling Day

April 30th 2018 It’s that time again! The annual Ashbourne Recycling Day is taking place Saturday the 5th of May 2018. This day is hugely popular and allows the locals to start Spring cleaning! “To date we have recycled over 1,000 tonnes of general bulky household waste and approximately 300 tonnes of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) There is...

The Great Irish Bake for Temple Street

April 27th 2018

The Great Irish Bake for Temple Street

April 27th 2018 Yesterday Thorntons staff took part in the Great Irish Bake for Temple Street Children’s Hospital Foundation. This is our third year taking part in this cake morning which raises much needed funds for the Hospital. Thanks to everyone involved!! If you would like to make a donation, please click here! ...

Biz Expo at City West Convention Centre

April 26th 2018

Biz Expo at City West Convention Centre

April 26th 2018 On Wednesday 25/4/18 we were present at whatswhat.ie Biz Expo at the Citywest Hotel in Saggart, Dublin. With the new GDPR legislation coming into effect on May 25th we were there to advise companies on how they can be more compliant in relation to Confidential paperwork. Thorntons Recycling operate a Secure Shredding facility at Parkwest in Dubli...