first_img Can you Crush a Can? By crushing our drinks and food cans (aluminium and tin) before putting them into the recycle bins we can save a lot more space for a lot more crushed cans – and maybe stop the unnecessary overflowing of bins at certain times of the week/year. It makes good sense to crush your cans, recycle, reduce dumping and protect the environment. Tip: use an old toothbrush to clean out food cans (including dog/cat food cans) where you don’t have to put your fingers near any sharp parts. www.meas-it.com    Bailte Slachtmhar – Gort a’ Choirce Ba mhaith leis an coiste buíochas a ghabháil le achan duine atá ag déanamh iarracht an sráidbhaile a choinneáil néata glan i rith na bliana – ní amháin i rith séasúr an tsamhraidh. Tá feabhas mór tagtha ar an bhaile le blianta beaga anuas. Buíochas fosta daofa siúd a choinníonn a gcuid póstaeirí amuigh ar imeall an bhaile agus buíochas ar leith daofa siúd atá ag déanamh iarracht an Ghaeilge a chur chun tosaigh ar a gcuid fógraíocht agus póstaeirí. Beidh moltóireacht na bliana seo ag toiseacht ar an 1ú Meitheamh. DD LOCAL: CLOUGHANEELY COMMUNITY NEWS was last modified: May 6th, 2013 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:DD LOCAL: CLOUGHANEELY COMMUNITY NEWS] Reuse – Fresh Flower Baskets In these times of austerity why not Reuse items from your floral wreaths/baskets? When flowers on floral wreaths or baskets become old and withered remove the dried up organic matter (flowers, leaves, twigs, stalks, etc) and place on a compost heap or in a compost bin. Synthetic materials must be disposed of responsibly. Retain the green oasis and the plastic water bath it sits in. Return to your florist and ask them to refill your wreath/basket with fresh flowers. Why not also Refuse the plastic sheet that most flower arrangements are covered with these days? According to the county council this type of plastic is not yet recyclable in this country. Alternatively, you can save the plastic baths/dishes, clean them and return them to your local florist as they are always glad to get these items and they will Reuse them. A useful solution that is much better than leaving them in the graveyard or putting them in the recycle bin or dumping them somewhere illegally. www.meas-it.com last_img read more