Sustainable Skerries

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...

Finally – a recycling possibility for crisp packets! Many of us have a packet of crisps every now and then. Sadly, those packets are unrecyclable in our current green bin service,...

Sustainable Skerries scooped two awards at County Hall, Swords on Thursday. The occasion was the Fingal Greener Communities awards presented by Fingal County Council.  Forty awards were given to individuals and...

The Parents’ Council of Scoil Réalt na Mara will hold their annual secondhand book sale on Sunday, June 14 at the main entrance to St. Patrick’s Church, Strand Street, after 9am...

Thursday’s Irish Times featured an interesting article on the thrifty art of refurbishing and reusing domestic odds and end, as practiced by the Wombles. Craftspeople and home professionals have responded to...

From Monday, March 30 there will be revised opening times for Fingal’s recycling centres. The Fingal County Council Recycling Centres at Coolmine in Dublin 15, Estuary in Swords, and Balbriggan will...