Live on RTE 2fm with Dave Fanning

July 15th 2019

Live on RTE 2fm with Dave Fanning

July 15th 2019 On Saturday the 13th of July our environmental, health and safety manager David was interviewed by Dave Fanning on RTE 2fm’s radio show. In the interview David discusses the figures from 2018 released by the EPA, and the importance of using the 3 bin system. David answered listeners questions on the show. One question was about using plastic...

Special Day of Flying 2019

July 8th 2019

Special Day of Flying 2019

July 8th 2019 On Saturday the 6th of July Thorntons Recycling provided the waste management and recycling services to the Special Day of Flying event at Newcastle Airfield, County Wicklow. The organisers had ten aircraft, and fifty volunteers taking part in the event. The airfield hosted over six hundred visitors throughout the day. In total, nearly sixty flig...

Clondalkin Festival 2019

July 4th 2019

Clondalkin Festival 2019

July 4th 2019 The Clondalkin Festival Big Day Out took place on Sunday the 30th of June in the heart of the village. A huge crowd attended again this year in what was a very successful event. The huge crowd was entertained by local musicians, dancers and clowns. Our mascot was happy with the music as he danced the day away! The very successful Clondalkin Youth...

Tallafest 2019

June 26th 2019

Tallafest 2019

June 26th 2019 On Saturday the 22nd of June we took part in our 7th annual Tallafest. This year the organisers believe that nearly 20,000 spectators descended on Main Street over the course of the day. With the event growing every year it was great to see new stalls and charities participate. The organisers this year hosted a junior football tournament in the gr...

Moynalty Cycling Club

June 18th 2019

Moynalty Cycling Club

June 18th 2019 Congratulations to the Moynalty Cycling Club Ladies Team from Meath, that took on the Donegal Atlantic Way Ultra 555km race last weekend. The club entered a four person and six person team for the event. The two teams cycled through towns over the course of two days, cycling throughout the night in some places. Well done to all involved!!!  ...

Pieta House – Darkness Into Light 2019

June 5th 2019

Pieta House – Darkness Into Light 2019

June 5th 2019 On Saturday the 11th of May 2019, Pieta House celebrated a decade of their famous ‘Darkness Into Light‘ charity walk. Hundreds of thousands of people around the world walked together from the darkness of night into the light of morning. This year Pieta House had over 180 locations over 4 continents. From a small group of people eleven year...

May Competition Winners

May 24th 2019

May Competition Winners

May 24th 2019 The winners of May’s Customer Loyalty draw are …. Congratulations to the following customers who received a voucher for a nights stay and dinner for two in the Knightsbrook Hotel, Trim, County Meath for entering the monthly household e-mail competition. All they had to do is open the e-mail!! Pamela from Bray, Co Wicklow Anthony from Chapeli...

Terenure 5 Mile

May 16th 2019

Terenure 5 Mile

May 16th 2019 Thorntons Recycling proudly sponsored the Terenure 5 Mile run on Sunday the 12th of May. The run took part around Terenure village and Bushy Park, Dublin 6. This year the race organisers hosted junior races before the event. Boys and Girls ran distances between 400m and 800m in groups of ages under 8’s, 14’s and 18’s separately....

Ashbourne Recycling Day – A Great Success!

May 9th 2019

Ashbourne Recycling Day – A Great Success!

May 9th 2019 The sun was shining on Saturday the 4th of May for the Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day. The event was organised by Councillor Joe Bonner. Over the years the support has grown from the community. This year we collected over 141 tonnes of materials from the public. Visitors to the site could avail of free compost with landscapers and gardeners ravin...

LauraLynn Heroes Ball

May 2nd 2019

LauraLynn Heroes Ball

May 2nd 2019 On Saturday the 27th of April we had the pleasure of attending our charity sponsors, LauraLynn‘s annual fundraising ball. The night took place in the Clayton Hotel, Burlington Road, Dublin 4. It was a fantastic night celebrating the little heroes that are under LauraLynn’s care throughout the year. With Ireland Am’s presenter, A...