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Innovation and Sustainability at Thorntons Recycling 17/05/2022

We had some exciting visitors to our Killeen Road Facility today.Our commercial sales account manager Peter Hanifin brought Paul Costello director of Green Generation and Adrian Do...
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Blessington GAA Blitz Wicklow 16/05/2022

We are delighted to support the underage teams of Blessington GAA who are participating in an upcoming Féile event.Blessington G.A.A. grounds are situated in the foothills of Glending Forest. With tea...
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Darkness Into Light – Proud Supporters of Pieta House 09/05/2022

On Saturday the 7th of May at 4.15am Pieta House held its 14th 'Darkness Into Light' sunrise event. Locations all over the country and world took part in the 5km sunrise walk, with some people taking...
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Download our App today and activate your account on the go! 04/05/2022

There are many advantages to being a Thorntons Recycling customerFree compostable wheelie bin liner, replenished after every collection to keep the bin freshSpecial Thorntons Skip Hire discounts - gre...
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Your Local Library #REUSE BorrowBox 29/04/2022

A really easy way to get involved in #reuse is at your local library. They are the original share scheme!Have you tried their new initiative for borrowing digital version books called BorrowBox?Simply...
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Ukrainian Bin Labels (Downloadable) 27/04/2022

We have been working with some of the Ukrainian refugee centres to set them up with our superior waste management services.An important element in waste management is the correct segregation of materi...
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Spring cleaning in Celbridge 26/04/2022

Scoil Na Mainistreach in Celbridge, County Kildare, began their spring clean last weekend! The 5 Green Flag awarded school got to work with cleaning up the grounds. Adults and children both weeded t...
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Waller Cup Ladies Race 2022 - Sponsored by Thorntons Recycling 25/04/2022

We were delighted to be invited to sponsor the Waller Cup Ladies Race this year.The Bohermeen Cycling Club has been organising races for many years and it was a beautiful morning on Sunday as the ride...
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Going to see Ed Sheeran? Here's our tips! 22/04/2022

𝐄𝐝 𝐒𝐡𝐞𝐞𝐫𝐚𝐧 is in town and we’re hoping for a warm weekend, and that nobody gets the 𝐒𝐡𝐢𝐯𝐞𝐫𝐬.We’re just 𝐓𝐡𝐢𝐧𝐤𝐢𝐧𝐠 𝐎𝐮𝐭 𝐋𝐨𝐮𝐝, but we think it's important to recycle correctly at the events in Croke Park....
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Celebrating World Earth Day 2022 22/04/2022

Today marks the 52nd anniversary of 'World Earth Day'. This year's theme is all about investing in our planet. This is the moment to change it all. Now is the time for the unstoppable courage to...
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Support for Clane GAA Development 19/04/2022

We are delighted to support the Clane GAA Development fund with a donation of €1,000.The Clane GAA Development Fund-ometer has now reached the €260k mark! With the bulk of the work completed on the ne...
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It's back! 19/04/2022

The Ashbourne Recycling Day is back on the 23rd of April from 8 am until 4 pm.These recycling days provide an avenue for the community to conveniently dispose of bulky household waste in a legally c...
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The Wedding Singer - A Musical Comedy 11/04/2022

We are delighted to support the Kilcock Musical and Dramatic Society in their latest show stopper 'The Wedding Singer'.The shows take place from Tuesday 19th April to Saturday 23rd April in Kilcock GA...
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Choosing the right skip for your project 11/04/2022

Are you a home renovator, landscaper or builder? When it comes to renovating, a process is only as good as the tools it has to use, which is why it’s important to choose a skip of the right size in...
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Skip Hire Explained – Everything You Need to Know 05/04/2022

Searching for a skip this summer? Look no further than Thorntons Skips to look after all your waste removals.  Choose the Right-Sized Skip The first step to ordering your skip is to cho...
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Have You Heard About Clothes Pod? 01/04/2022

Clothes Pod is a Guaranteed Irish Company that have been in business promoting and actioning the reuse and re-wear of used clothing since 1992. They operate Clothes Pods and Containers around the Coun...
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Time to move to reusable! 31/03/2022

The government is set to introduce a 20c levy on disposal cups to cut the amount of waste which is produced through the sale of hot beverages. An estimated 200 million cups are dumped nationwide each...
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Ireland has Potential to Produce its Own Fertiliser from its Food Waste 30/03/2022

With fertiliser prices surging past €1,1000 a tonne – up from €200 just a few weeks ago – waste collectors and the agricultural industry are being urged to ‘join up’ to alleviate some of the emerging...
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Green Flag Renewal Deadline for Schools 29/03/2022

The deadline for schools to apply for the renewal of their Green Flag Award is this Friday, April 1st, 2022. Following the award of your school’s first Green Flag, each subsequent application is a “Re...
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Servicing the public sector 28/03/2022

A Single Solution to your Waste Management Needs• Waste and Recycling Management• Skip Hire• Secure Confidential ShreddingContact us today and we will improve your waste management https://thornt...
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Save €700 a year on your annual food shop in Ireland 22/03/2022

There's nothing complicated about planning you or your family’s meals for the week.But this one simple act will set you on course to become a climate champion while shaving an average of €700 on your...
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Guaranteed Irish Business Awards this week! 21/03/2022

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for the 2022 inaugural Guaranteed Irish Business Awards.  We work with commercial clients before, during and after construction works, supplying was...
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Celebrating Irish this St Patrick's Day weekend 16/03/2022

Happy St Patrick's Day! ☘️ This weekend we celebrate what it means to be Irish, and we are delighted to be recognised as a Guaranteed Irish brand. 'As one of Ireland’s most enduring and recogni...
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European Standard Confidential Shredding with Thorntons Recycling 14/03/2022

Thorntons Recycling has a solution to recycling paper. We offer a secure, and confidential shredding service to our commercial clients and our household customers. This shredded paper is then transpor...
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THE IRISH WASTE MANAGEMENT CONFERENCE 2022 10/03/2022

We are attending the Irish Waste Management Conference 2022 today with the focus on The Role of the Circular Economy in tackling Climate Change.It will be interesting to hear the speech of Minister of...
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Climate Action Group Visit Thorntons 09/03/2022

Today we had a visit from a community group based in Crumlin, Dublin 12 that focus primarily on litter action, however over the past three years the group has grown to include bio-diversity, re-greeni...
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More Clients Visit the Thorntons Facilities This Week 04/03/2022

We were delighted to show off our facilities to more clients again this week.Until you actually see with your own eyes the amount of recycling that we bring back into the economy, you simply don’t get...
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February - Time to Plant Some Seeds! 23/02/2022

During February, those following the Global Citizenship Food and Biodiversity theme have turned their attention to planting vegetables. While you may think February is early to start planting, because...
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When the council came to visit 21/02/2022

Today a group of local authority environmental professionals from the Leinster region attended a site tour with our environmental health and safety manager, David Duff.Members of Kildare Cou...
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It was 20 years ago today …. 18/02/2022

Our Credit Control Manager Declan Brennan celebrated his 20th year with Thorntons this week!Declan has been a key member of the management team and seen many developments of the business during his ti...
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Only 312 Days 'till Christmas! 16/02/2022

The Dunboyne Scouts collected Christmas trees and brought them to our recycling centre in Dunboyne for shredding.The shredded trees go with the collected brown bin waste to create compost!Compost is p...
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Native Events Tour of Recycling Facilities 15/02/2022

The team from Native Events enjoying their tour of our recycling facilities today! These guys who are more used to managing the participants at events and festivals such as Body & Soul found thems...
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Reduce, Reuse, Recycle 14/02/2022

The 'Reduce', 'Reuse' and 'Recycle' elements are referred to as the '3 R's'Reducing - Try to reduce the amount of waste you produce, as this is the best way to help the environment! If you cannot avoi...
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#ThrowbackThursday Behind the Scenes as RTE Visit Thorntons Recycling 10/02/2022

A behind the scenes look at Philip Boucher Hayes visiting Thorntons Recycling's Mixed Dry Recycling facility to learn about what goes into your Green Recycling bin.Our Environmental, Health & Safe...
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Secure & Certified Hard Drive Destruction Services for Electronic Media & Data 08/02/2022

Strict European regulations such as GDPR, the rise of identity theft, and the protection of confidential business information demands a compliant destruction program, a critical part of a well-maintai...
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New Bins Delivery in Castleknock 04/02/2022

Up before the sun this morning in the Dublin suburb of Castleknock was our top team delivering brand new bins!These new homes in Fernleigh, under property management supervision partnered with our com...
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The Dublin Waste to Energy Facility converts waste that cannot be reused or recycled into clean energy 03/02/2022

#ThrowbackThursdayLocated in Poolbeg, Dublin Port, the facility annually diverts at least 600,000 tonnes of non-recyclable waste from landfill. This generates enough electricity for over 100,000 homes...
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TURMEC completes the design and installation of State-of-the-Art Waste Recycling Facility 02/02/2022

Thorntons Recycling is a family-owned business established in 1979 by Pádraig & Carmel Thornton, based in Dublin, Ireland. The company has grown into one of the largest professional waste manageme...
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Finalists in the Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 01/02/2022

We were delighted today as Guaranteed Irish announced Thorntons Recycling as finalists of the inaugural Guaranteed Irish Business Awards 2022. The Awards ceremony will take place on Thursday 24th Marc...
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Green-Schools Big Travel Challenge begins! 31/01/2022

The Green-Schools Travel team is inviting schools to take part in the BIG TRAVEL CHALLENGE 2022. This year the Travel competition is celebrating seven years of successfully encouraging more students t...
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A Behind the Scenes Look at Grow, Cook, Eat visiting Thorntons Recycling 27/01/2022

Throwback Thursday! From October, 2017.Remember when we had a visit from the wonderful Karen O’Donohoe from Grow, Cook, Eat.Karen helped out on one of our recycling trucks as they collected compost bi...
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Offering the most secure on-site and off-site data and material destruction systems available 26/01/2022

Do you require an economical, efficient, and secure service? We provide the most secure on-site and off-site data and material destruction systems available.   Thorntons Confidential Shr...
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MODOS Training for a Sustainable Future 25/01/2022

MODOS is a circular economy training programme for micro, small and medium size enterprises. It is a joint initiative of Dublin City Council and the Eastern-Midlands Regional Waste Management Planning...
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St. Judes GAA Club - Supporting the upcoming stars of Templeogue and beyond! 21/01/2022

St. Judes GAA Club, also known as, Cumann Peil Naomh Jude, began its quest for success in July 1978. Most of the home ties at the beginning were played at Bushy Park and then later in Bancroft Park...
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CRÉ Compostable Scheme 18/01/2022

Cré (Composting and Anaerobic Digestion Association of Ireland) is the Irish National Association for the sector since 2001 and has been at the forefront of the quality crusade of compost.The Cré Comp...
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Recycle your End-of-Life Electrical Gifts and Toys 11/01/2022

Only one in three of the most popular electronic and electrical gifts sold in Ireland is recycled, new data shows. Statistics reveal that since 2019, just 33% of  end-of-life beauty and cons...
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Know the difference - Biodegradable and Compostable 07/01/2022

Compostable Packaging is BROWN BIN-COMPLIANTDid you know that it does not matter if compostable packaging is covered with ketchup or even has half a sandwich left in it – it can all go into the brown...
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Schools Bikes Africa Project with Rotary Dublin and DLR County Council 05/01/2022

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council together with Rotary Dublin, Rotary Ireland, The Defence Forces and the Irish Prison Service are appealing for the donation of unwanted bikes for the School Bikes...
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Steps to a more sustainable future 29/12/2021

Premier League team, Brentford FC, have announced they will reuse their 21/22 jerseys for next years season in a bid to become more sustainable. Most football shirts are made from polyester. This...
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Christmas 2021 Opening Schedule 24/12/2021

Merry Christmas to all of our loyal customers!We would like to thank you for your continued support throughout 2021. We hope you and your families have an enjoyable and safe Christmas period. We look...
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Dunshaughlin Community College Junk Kouture Design 23/12/2021

We met with the team from Dunshaughlin Community College as they begin their journey to the 2022 Junk Kouture competition.The international competition is growing each year with its emphasis on recy...
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Granting Christmas Wishes 22/12/2021

We fulfilled a Christmas wish for a young boy and girl in Tallaght last week. Each week they excitedly wait patiently by the window for our truck to pass by, but this week they got to see how it works...
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All Set For Racing at Leopardstown Christmas Festival 21/12/2021

The Thorntons Recycling Maiden Hurdle is running again this St Stephen's Day at Leopardstown Racecourse!We have posted tickets out to the winners of our mailing list competition - Subscribe to mailing...
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Lending a helping hand in the Community 20/12/2021

‘Alone, we can do so little; Together, we can do so much.’ – Helen Keller Supporting our local communities is an important ethos to the Thorntons Recycling company. We recently supplied skips to...
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Jack Marley and the Irish Team's recent trip to Macedonia 17/12/2021

A big thumbs up and well done to Jack Marley and the Irish Boxing Team on their successful trip to Macedonia in early November. Jack and his fellow boxers brought home the gold from the event. We l...
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Junk Kouture Voting Open This Week 15/12/2021

Junk Kouture is a global platform to unleash young people’s creative brilliance through a fashion competition which challenges the world’s hottest emerging designers and artists to envision, create an...
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Ballyfermot Senior Citizens 13/12/2021

The annual Christmas dinner for the Ballyfermot Senior Citizens group was held recently in the Markiewicz Community Centre, Dublin 10. We are delighted to support the community centre again this ye...
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Have You Downloaded the new app Too Good To Go? 07/12/2021

Rescue surprise bags of surplus, unsold food from your favourite shops and restaurants.Every day, delicious, fresh food goes to waste at cafes, restaurants, hotels, shops and manufacturers - just beca...
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Ray D'arcy's LauraLynn Half and 5K Marathon Event 06/12/2021

We are delighted to announce our support of the “Ray D’Arcy’s LauraLynn Half & 5k” marathon taking place on Saturday 11 December in the Phoenix Park. We are excited to get our fantastic skip...
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Thorntons saves Christmas - our top 5 tips during this festive time of year! 02/12/2021

With Christmas being only a short few weeks away we are here to help you have a more sustainable and ECO-friendly Christmas, by both cutting down on costs and saving the planet at the same time!!Here...
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Win Tickets to Leopardstown this Christmas! 30/11/2021

We are sponsoring the Thorntons Recycling Maiden Chase again this St Stephen's Day at Leopardstown Racecourse and have tickets for our customers to win!If you are subscribed to our mailing list - simp...
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COPE Galway's Sleep Out 2021 29/11/2021

As part of COPE Galway’s 2021 Business Leaders’ Sleep Out, we will be sponsoring our friend Thomas Walsh of Walsh Waste and Anthony Gannon and John Powell of Premier Property Group, as they slee...
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Wishing Puskas Hagi Futsal Club the best of luck for 2021/2022 season 24/11/2021

We are pleased to support our fellow colleagues and the Puskas Hagi Futsal Club in their upcoming season. The successful indoor football team takes on the new season this month. They are yet to be bea...
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Black Friday - What can you do when it comes to consumption and reducing it? 23/11/2021

Black Friday sees retailers pulling out all the stops to woo customers to their stores with some retailers starting their “Black Friday” promotions and sales before the actual day which has now turned...
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Cherry Orchard Equine Centre's Sensory Trail 18/11/2021

Cherry Orchard Equine Centre officially opened its sensory trail and cross-country training facility on Friday the 12th of November with the help of Minister of State, Joe O’Brien. The centre is delig...
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Green Schools Clean Air Week 18/11/2021

Green-Schools Travel have announced their third annual Clean Air Week. The campaign which runs from Monday, November 15 to Friday, November 19 inclusive will launch in timing with The European Co...
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Supporting Team Hope and their Christmas shoebox appeal 15/11/2021

Over the past numerous years, we have supported the charity, Team Hope. This charity organises a shoebox appeal at Christmas time for children in underprivileged countries including Kenya, Malawi and...
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National Food Waste Separation Roadshow 11/11/2021

During November the national waste group MyWaste have organised a food waste segregation and recycling roadshow to distribute food waste starter packs to members of the public.In a previous campaign M...
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Irish Boxing Champion Jack Marley visits Thorntons Recycling 10/11/2021

We are delighted to support the current Irish Heavyweight Boxing Champion Jack Marley as he develops his career.Jack burst onto the boxing scene when winning the bronze medal in his first adult tourna...
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November is a great month for a community clean-up! 09/11/2021

We have always helped the communities we service when they organise a clean-up. This can be from tidy town groups or informal neighbour get-togethers. If you are planning a clear-out of your own garde...
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Teaming up with St Peregrines GAA Club 19/10/2021

We are delighted to announce we are teaming up with St PeregrinesGAA Club in Clonsilla, Dublin 15!While we are branching out to the Clonsilla/Hartstown locality for household waste and recycling serv...
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Green-Schools and Young Reporters for the Environment Litter Less 18/10/2021

Take action on litter and waste in your school and local community and join thousands of other around the globe in the Litter Less Mini-Campaign this month! From today October 18th – 12th&...
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Kilmainhamwood GFC ‘Healthy Club’ Sponsorship 15/10/2021

The Healthy Club was set up by the GAA in 2013, with their aim was to make the GAA and community a healthier place. This was developed and supported with help from Healthy Ireland, HSE, the National O...
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Recycling – you CAN do it! 12/10/2021

Did you know that cans are infinitely recyclable no matter their colour, shape or size??From the moment your can is placed clean, dry, and loose in your recycling bin, it is already on its way to be...
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Repak Pakman 2021 Awards – We’ve been shortlisted!! 07/10/2021

We are delighted to announce we have been shortlisted for the Repak Pakman Awards 2021!In August we submitted two entries, 'Waste Recovery Operator of the Year 2021' and 'Waste Recycling and Recovery...
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Upskilling and training with Thorntons Recycling! 05/10/2021

In July we sent 8 members of staff on an Emergency Fire and Safety Training Level 3 course. An emergency response team is crucial in our facilities. We require quick and efficient responses to avoid i...
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LauraLynn 10 year birthday live stream party! 27/09/2021

Happy Birthday to our charity partners LauraLynn, Irelands Childrens Hospice! Today marks 10 years since they opened their doors in Leopardstown, Dublin 18!We partied with the charity and some famous...
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Dunshaughlin Tidy Towns 21/09/2021

We have supported Dunshaughlin Tidy Towns for several years now. They do great work encouraging participation in positive activities and recycling awareness of the community.We previously sponsored...
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LauraLynn Children's Hospice celebrate 10 years! 21/09/2021

Congratulations to our charity partner LauraLynn Children’s Hospice on celebrating 10 years since they opened their doors in Leopardstown, Dublin 18.The LauraLynn Model of Care des...
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Mulhussey Wheelers and Inspiration Cycling Clubs spin on! 03/09/2021

Great to hear of some impressive results from the Inspiration cycling team in recent events. We have been sponsoring this team, created to introduce young people in the Dunboyne area to the wonderfu...
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Plastic code and the chasing arrow symbol 16/08/2021

On most plastic containers there is a  well-recognised ‘chasing arrow’ symbol with a number within the triangle. These symbols do not mean the item is recyclable. In each triangle, there is a n...
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Truck Safety Achievement 05/08/2021

In July 2021 we renewed our Truck Safe Bronze Standard accreditation with the FTA for our continued investment in systems, people, and processes in our logistics supply chain.The Award is given to c...
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Confidential Shredding Services 30/07/2021

Thorntons Recycling's Secure Confidential Shredding Service offers clients both outstanding value for money and guaranteed security for all their shredding needs.Past media coverage of confidential...
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Pensionare Fericită - Happy Retirement! 14/07/2021

‘You don’t build a business – you build people, and then people build the business’ Zig Ziglar.Over 40 years ago Thorntons Recycling was founded by Padraig and Carmel Thornton.We recently wished two...
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How to dispose of your batteries correctly 02/07/2021

When disposing of your used batteries it is important not to throw them in your recycling or general waste bins. The batteries could become crushed or compacted in transport. At our waste management...
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Sustainability with Thorntons Recycling 25/06/2021

"The future is green energy, sustainability, renewable energy" Arnold Schwarzenegger. It's exciting to add to our ever-growing electric vehicle fleet, regardless of the size. We are in th...
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Mixed Dry Recycling Facility Investment and Upgrade April 2021 27/05/2021

We are excited to unveil our latest investment in our Mixed Dry Recycling Facility, Park West, Dublin 12.A total spend of over €3 million will allow Thorntons Recycling to process additional recycling...
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Feb 2021 – New Baling Facility Open 23/02/2021

We are delighted to announce the opening of our new baling facility for commercial cardboard, paper and various plastics.The materials will be quality checked and baled into mill size b...
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New Features Launch for Thorntons Recycling App 13/01/2021

To all of our valued household customers. We have made some exciting new updates to your Thorntons Recycling App (IOS and Android) to improve your customer experience, including new customer authentic...
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Thorntons Frontline workers awarded ‘Sister of Mercy’ crest for outstanding frontline service 09/10/2020

Pictured here are our proud members of the Thorntons Recycling team who were awarded the ‘Sisters of Mercy’ crest from the Mater Hospital this week to acknowledge their hard work, commitment, and dedi...
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Thorntons Recycling: delivering an award-winning customer service 20/04/2020

At Thorntons Recycling we pride ourselves on delivering excellent customer service with our team of over 30 agents to our 75,000 clients. We wanted to know what challenges are involved in running a c...
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Celebrating milestones with LauraLynn 13/04/2020

LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice provides hospice care to children with life-limiting conditions and supports their families, from the time of diagnosis to the final days of the child’s life an...
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Thorntons Recycling invests in solid recovery fuel (SRF) production 06/04/2020

Solid Recovered Fuel (SRF) is a fuel produced from waste that otherwise would have ended up in a landfill. It typically consists of waste plastics, paper, cardboard, timber and fabrics that cannot be...
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The Rediscovery Centre 30/03/2020

The Rediscovery Centre in the heart of Ballymun, Dublin 6, is a fully sustainable and environmentally friendly building opening its doors to every walk of life. The centre is committed to teaching th...
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Celebrating International Women’s Day with Women in Sustainability and Green Energy 23/03/2020

Let’s discuss powerful women in important environmentally friendly rolls around the world that are leading the way in green energy and sustainability. These women are leading influencers in creating...
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The Green Awards – Winners 16/03/2020

On Tuesday the 25th of February we attended the 2020 ‘Green Awards’ at the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin 4. Some of the winners on the night were our friends and commercial clients. The Conv...