Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day

April 29th 2019

Annual Ashbourne Recycling Day

April 29th 2019 It’s that time again! The annual Ashbourne Recycling Day is taking place Saturday the 4th of May 2019. This day is hugely popular and allows the locals to start Spring cleaning! “To date we have recycled over 1,700 tonnes of general bulky household waste and approximately 350 tonnes of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) There is n...

Ballyfermot De La Salle GAA Club

April 26th 2019

Ballyfermot De La Salle GAA Club

April 26th 2019 Thorntons Recycling are delighted to be involved in the local community. We are the main sponsors of our local GAA team, Ballyfermot De La Salle. They recently held a colouring competition in all the schools in Ballyfermot, offering prizes to children in junior infants all the way up to 6th class. The prizes for the best coloured image of one of...

Happy Retirement Con!!

April 12th 2019

Happy Retirement Con!!

April 12th 2019 Today one of our longest serving REL truck drivers, Con Horgan, retires from Thorntons Recycling. Con has worked with the company for 23 years starting out as a skip driver. In his early years in the company he was given the nickname ‘Scrap Paddy’ as he used to transport all the recycled scrap metal from our Killeen Road depot in Dublin 10. ...

World Autism Awareness Day 2019

April 2nd 2019

World Autism Awareness Day 2019

April 2nd 2019 Today, the 2nd of April, we hosted a coffee morning for World Autism Awareness Day. Both management and staff took part in baking or buying delicious cakes to raise money for Social Circle. Social Circle is a  group set up by two mothers in Tallaght in 2014. The group provides activities for children with autism and their siblings, introducing th...

The Winner is…

March 30th 2019

The Winner is…

March 30th 2019 The winners of March’s Customer Loyalty draw are…. Congratulations to the following customers who won tickets to the Guinness Storehouse for entering the monthly household e-mail competition. All they had to do is open the e-mail!! Patricia from Tallaght, Dublin Elaine from Clondalkin, Dublin Kim from Tallaght, Dublin Inga from Clondalkin...

Down Syndrome Ireland’s Purple Run

March 21st 2019

Down Syndrome Ireland’s Purple Run

March 21st 2019 On Sunday the 24th of March, Down Syndrome will host their annual ‘Purple Run‘ in the Phoenix Park. This is the 4th year of the family friendly, fun run. The charity uses the phrase ‘Run with us, not for us’ as the event is a celebration of people with Down syndrome in Ireland. The participants have the choice to run, walk, or pus...

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

March 15th 2019

Happy St Patrick’s Day!

March 15th 2019 Once again Thorntons are proud to Sponsor and participate in the Maynooth St Patrick’s Day parade.  Each year the parade gets bigger and more exciting and this year will be no different. Fingers crossed the weather will stay dry for everyone participating in and attending what promises to be a great family day out. To all our customers and suppo...

Training and Development

March 5th 2019

Training and Development

March 5th 2019 In early February 2019, Thorntons Recycling invested in new staff Training facilities at its Killeen Road depot. This investment will ensure that all current and new staff receive the highest level of training and demonstrates the company’s continue investment in its most important asset – its staff. Accommodating up to 16 employees, th...

Happy Birthday Conor!!!

February 15th 2019

Happy Birthday Conor!!!

February 15th 2019 Yesterday our own Cupid, Conor Sunderland, celebrated his 50th birthday surrounded by his colleagues. Conor has been working in Thorntons for 15 years. He has worked in different departments, mainly spending his years as Transport Manager. He is well known to everyone in head office and to most of the drivers and helpers as he now works in Trainin...

Follow Us on Facebook

February 11th 2019

Follow Us on Facebook

February 11th 2019 This month we are celebrating 4,000 followers on our Facebook page – Thorntons Recycling in the Community!!! Our follower count continues to grow daily and it’s all thanks to our loyal customers sharing our posts about upcoming events and tips on recycling. We like to share news and stories on our Facebook page about our events and sports...