Please enter your estate in Swords Tidiest Estate Competition, run by your local Tidy Towns Committee. Competition runs from June 1st to August 1st. Estates will be judged oncommunal areas (50%) and houses/gardens (50%) Prize: €500 cash – Free Skip – Winners Plaque. Please support Swords Tidy Towns. Contact Grace Dunne at dunnebg@eircom.net or call[…]


Swords Tidy Towns Seek Volunteers

Due to their continued success, Swords Tidy Towns are currently seeking volunteers with skills in fundraising, horticultural, gardening, bricklaying, labourers, painters, lobbyists, PR, communication, networking, business liaison, community development, social media and artists. They can be contacted at swordstidytowns@gmail.com or Ken at 0866008313.

The Green Park

The Green Park

Swords Tidy Towns members and local dignitaries turned out in force for the official opening of The Green Park on the Rathbeale Rd. This collaboration between ourselves and the Operations Dept of FCC under the direction of Colm Rigney took 18 months. A massive big thank you to all the ground staff in the Operations Dept[…]

Last achievements and new goals

2017 has been a very successful year for Swords Tidy Towns and its hard working dedicated volunteers. In the 2017 Supervalu Tidy Towns Competition we won for the first time the National Diversity Award and a Silver Medal. At the 2017 Fingal Cleaner Communities Awards we won the Best Example Of A Community Envirnomental Inititive[…]


Eastern-Midlands Waste Region

The Eastern-Midlands Waste Region (EMWR) in one of Ireland’s three waste management regions. The EMWR spans an area equal to one fifth the total area of the country and serves approximately half the national population, over 2.2 million people. The urban/rural population split in 81%/19%, however in some local authority areas within the region there[…]


Zero Waste Europe

Zero Waste Europe is leading a fast-growing movement of communities, local leaders, businesses, experts, influencers and other “change agents” working towards the same vision: eliminating waste in our society. Since 2011 European Zero Waste groups have been collaborating on a voluntary basis organising events, and building off of the work done by the European members[…]


Zero Waste Alliance Ireland

Can you imagine a world of zero waste? All around the world, Cities, towns and companies – have already adopted that target. The journey has begun and we’re all taking steps towards zero. Zero Waste Alliance Ireland (ZWAI) is a campaigning organization focused on changing consumer behavour – Affluenza, Waste Management Policies and practice to achieve[…]


Refill Ireland

Refill Ireland is a social enterprise leading an environmental project to make Irish towns and cities refill friendly for everyone while on the go, locating and creating places where filling your multiuse water bottle for FREE from an increasing number of refill stations is an easy to do every day habit – saving money and[…]