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Clonmellon Community Garden

Clonmellon Community Garden

Allied are proud to announce that we have been rolling up the sleeves and getting involved with the local communities. Allied donated some local vacant space to allow the Clonmellon community to grow fresh produce on allotments as part of the tidy towns initiative. It was amazing to see all the different allotments with so […]

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Posted 14th October 2019

#Trashtag

#Trashtag

We are well and truly in the age of technology, with that comes a world of endless scrolling of cute animal videos and recipe videos that you will probably never make. Although, it does have its positive attributes. Back in 2013, the ice bucket challenge went viral and raised money towards ALS Association. It raised […]

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Posted 6th August 2019

Another Year Another Chance To Make A Difference

Another Year Another Chance To Make A Difference

So with the New year we all feel the need to make the usual resolutions, exercise more,  eat better, sleep better etc etc. These are all great healthy changes personally but have you ever thought of making better resolutions for the environment and even in the household.  As we know,one small change like using a […]

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Posted 1st February 2019

Feel Good Week with Pieta House

Feel Good Week with Pieta House

We were very lucky to have our wonderful staff participate in Feel Good Week with Pieta House. ‘The nationwide festival of wellness, mindfulness, active, social, fun and funky events designed to help you find the feeling that reminds you how good you can feel – and to use that feeling to do some good and […]

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Posted 7th November 2018

Fast Fashion not for the faint hearted

Fast Fashion not for the faint hearted

It seems people are becoming more and more aware of the environment. Reusable products, turning off lights when not needed and even leaving the car at home and cycling to work instead are slowly becoming the norm. Although, the majority of people are unaware of clothes pollution and the massive tole it takes on our […]

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Posted 23rd October 2018

Coffee Cup Catastrophe

Coffee Cup Catastrophe

 

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Posted 17th September 2018

Be Sound in the Sun

Be Sound in the Sun

With a nationwide hose ban and water restrictions in designated areas, people are concerned that they may be left with no water whatsoever. The restrictions and bans include Watering a garden Cleaning a private motor-vehicle using a domestic hosepipe Cleaning a private leisure boat using a hosepipe Filling or maintaining a domestic swimming or paddling […]

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Posted 5th July 2018

The Last Straw

The Last Straw

These days it is becoming a lot more prevalent that single use plastic is no longer wanted in our lives. With documentaries such as David Attenborough’s ‘Blue Planet 2’ and Leonardo Dicaprio’s ‘Climate Change’, they are certainly making quite the impression on a large scale. They certainly pull on the heart strings by demonstrating how […]

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Posted 12th June 2018

Latte Levy Scrapped

Latte Levy Scrapped

Latte Levy Stopped The Latte Levy was to be introduced this year by Environment Minister Dennis Naughton as a means to reduce plastic waste and coffee cups  going to landfill. This has now come to a halt as he believes many retailers are now introducing compostable cups. The 15 cent levy was to incentivise customers […]

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Posted 2nd May 2018

Shop & Drop…no more plastic

Shop & Drop…no more plastic

Organised by the ‘sick of plastic campaign‘, people are being encouraged to leave the excess plastic packaging (very politely) after payment at the cashier till. Many shops are being informed of this campaign but if your local shop or retailer doesnt know be sure to give them the heads up! There has already been a […]

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Posted 26th March 2018