Sustainable Skerries

German environmentalist Arnd Drossel is on the way to Glasgow. In July, he set off in his 160 kg steel ball, which he welded together with his son. And his goal...

Reduce. Refuse. Reuse. Recycle. In that order, pleas! The recent Government announcement that soft plastics can now also be put into the recycling bin is great – unless it means we...

Last December, we started collecting crisp packets for recycling… hoping that the box we put up in SuperValu would be full now and again… and we were blown away with the...

Skerries… Just a smallish town in one of the fastest-growing counties in Ireland. Only about 10,000 of the nearly 300,000 people in Fingal live here. That’s just over three per cent....

Managed for wildlife – that’s what all our gardens and other green spaces ought to be, according to horticulturalist and sustainability expert Aoife Munn. She zoomed in on Sat 20 March...

Gardening is about so much more than gardening! All of you who are seasoned gardeners know that, and those of us newer to the area got a glimpse of this during...

Committee member Tamara is compiling a list for a Sustainable Shopping Guide for Skerries. There are so many good places, so many eco-friendly ways to shop – only people aren’t aware...

The Sustainable Energy Future of Skerries – A Community Effort! We all try to do our bit to make our way of life more sustainable. We recycle, try to reduce our...

Sustainable Skerries are pleased to announce a Public Consultation / Information event for their proposed Biodiversity Action Plan for the town, as funded by the Community Foundation of Ireland. Due to...

Charlie Heasman; 6th Jan 2021 I was somewhat taken aback to be asked this question by a colleague recently. We all know that globally we are seeing species extinction at an...