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Climate Action Week!

WEEE Can Help! Climate Action Week is running from 16th – 20th October and it is the first time it is being held in Ireland. If you host a Climate Action Day in your school it will count in your green flag application as your action day. So WEEE are here to help you get started! Take the […]

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WEEE Have a New Educational Asset!

The aim is to educate the younger generation to be Guardians of Our Planet by making them aware of the importance of battery recycling.   WEEE hope teachers in schools around the country will show the below video to their students in the hope that it will help them understand why, how and where they […]

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Bosco’s Shout Out to the Boys & Girls to Recycle Batteries for LauraLynn

Bosco and Minister for Communications, Climate Action and the Environment, Denis Naughten TD announced the winners of the WEEE Pledge schools battery recycling challenge and launched WEEE Ireland’s battery recycling campaign for 2017 at the Rediscovery Centre in Ballymun. 1 in 5 admit to putting waste batteries in the bin, but what a waste! Batteries […]

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WEEE Pledge Prize Winners 2016

Children across the country have been playing their part over the last year through the WEEE Pledge schools battery recycling challenge. Winners of the programme in their county, collected thousands of waste batteries last year for recycling and will receive a prize of an environmental and science educational workshop at The Rediscovery Centre. County Roll ID School […]

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Naught just your average club!

Kilbride Foróige Members collect 2,500 batteries for WEEE Ireland Minister for Communications, Climate Action & Environment Denis Naughten TD congratulates members on their outstanding efforts 20th April, 2017: Minister for Communications, Climate Action & Environment, Denis Naughten TD, today visited members of Kilbride Foróige Club at their local community centre in Derrane, to commend their […]

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Teachers Tips by Cloontuskert N.S

Name of school: Our school is called Cloontuskert N.S   Number of students : There are currently 52 children on roll.   How long is your school signed up to the WEEE Pledge programme? In two short months, I’m proud to say our school collected a total of 97kg in used batteries. A huge thank […]

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1 Million waste AA batteries were recycled through WEEEPledge in 2016

BATT’S A RECORD! 812 tonnes (32 million AA Batteries) of waste batteries collected by WEEE Ireland in 2016 brings donations to LauraLynn up to €285,000 since 2011. WEEE Ireland, Ireland’s largest battery recycling scheme today announced that they powered through to recycle 812 tonnes, the equivalent of 32 million AA batteries in Ireland in 2016. […]

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Teachers Tips: How to Become One of the Best Battery Recyclers in the Country

School Inoformation: Name of school: St. Colmcille’s  S.N.S., Knocklyon, Dublin 16. Number of students: 747 pupils from 8-12 years  Principal: Mrs. Lynn Corcoran Green Schools Co-Ordinator: Annmarie O’Gara   Q. How long is your school signed up to the WEEE Pledge programme? We have been collecting batteries in our school for at least 15 years. We […]

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Teachers Tips- Mr.Kinsella Rathnure N.S

Name of school: Rathnure National School, Rathnure, Enniscorthy, Co. Wexford. Number of students: 174   How long is your school signed up to the WEEE Pledge programme? Not sure.   Do you send out information to let the parents know about the initiative? No, just general newsletter updates about the Green schools activities. Maybe this […]

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SEND YOUR ELECTRONIC TOYS TO A BETTER PLACE THIS CHRISTMAS

14th December 2016 PRESS RELEASE SEND YOUR OLD ELECTRONIC TOYS TO A BETTER PLACE THIS CHRISTMAS RECYCLE ELECTRONIC TOYS FOR FREE AT YOUR LOCAL CIVIC AMENITY SITE ANYTHING WITH A BATTERY OR A PLUG CAN BE RECYCLED   14th December 2016: WEEE Ireland encourages Irish householders to reduce landfill waste this Christmas by recycling all […]