August Competition Winners

August 22nd 2019

August Competition Winners

August 22nd 2019 The winners of August’s Customer Loyalty draw are …. Congratulations to the following customers who received a back to school one4all voucher, for entering the monthly household e-mail competition. All they had to do is open the e-mail!! Michael from Tallaght, Dublin Rhona from Rathfarnham, Dublin Jocelyn from Bray, Wicklow Did you know that...

Stena Line Dublin Horse Show 2019

August 19th 2019

Stena Line Dublin Horse Show 2019

August 19th 2019 On the 7th of August, equine lovers from all over the country and Europe descended on the RDS for the Annual Dublin Horse Show. Thorntons Recycling were proud to sponsor the Small Hunters class that took place in Ring 1 from 1.30pm – 5.00pm on Wednesday the 8th of August. Thorntons Key Account Manager, Niamh Clonan, presented the cup to the...

Celebrating a milestone with LauraLynn

August 14th 2019

Celebrating a milestone with LauraLynn

August 14th 2019 LauraLynn, Ireland’s Children’s Hospice provides hospice care to children with life-limiting conditions and supports to their families, from the time of diagnosis to the final days of the child’s life and throughout bereavement.  Their aim is to enhance the quality of life for families, including addressing physical comfort, health and well-...

Bray Air Show

August 2nd 2019

Bray Air Show

August 2nd 2019 On Saturday the 27th and Sunday the 28th of July, the coastal town of Bray, Co Wicklow, hosted their 14th annual air display. Over the weekend thousands of spectators attended the display of air acrobats of many different styles and planes. With special appearances of the the Aer Lingus Airbus A320, the Irish Air Corps, and the National Coastguard...

Competition Winners

July 30th 2019

Competition Winners

July 30th 2019 The winners of July’s Customer Loyalty draw are …. Congratulations to the following customers who received two tickets to the Annual Dublin Horse Show, for entering the monthly household e-mail competition. The event takes place from the 7th until the 11th of August in the RDS, Dublin 2. All they had to do is open the e-mail!! Keith from Ashb...

First Aid Responder Training Course

July 19th 2019

First Aid Responder Training Course

July 19th 2019 This week a group of staff members from different locations and departments took part in a First Aid Responder training course. Each one of these staff members will be fully trained in First Aid for the next two years and will receive a certification in the course. The course ran over a 3 day period with staff learning about burns, applying bandage...

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...