Local Authority Prevention Network Projects 2019

The Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) programme, which started as a pilot in 2005, is now a well-established network involving all local authorities in Ireland. LAPN is a grant scheme which provides funding, training, technical support and networking to local authority staff with a view to building the capacity and expertise necessary to drive sustainability and waste prevention at the local level.

Below is a list of the projects funded in 2019 which fall under the thematic priority prevention areas of food waste, plastics waste and construction & demolition waste within the National Waste Prevention Programme.

Local AuthorityProject Title

Eastern-Midlands Region Waste Prevention Projects

Dun Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council Sandyford Business District - an environmentally sustainable destination
South Dublin County Council Public drinking water fountain
Laois County Council Greening Camross Community Hub
Longford County Council Repair and Reuse Directory Longford
Louth County Council Stop Food Waste school cookery programme
Wicklow County Council Greening household cleaners & Public drinking water fountain
Dublin City Council CoCup Deposit and Return Pilot
Westmeath County Council Development of a Green Festival Kit

Connacht-Ulster Region Waste Prevention Projects

Cavan County Council Public drinking water fountain & community brown bin pilot
Galway City Council Public drinking water fountain
Galway County Council Food waste prevention, public drinking water fountain & greening events
Mayo County Council Public drinking water fountain & greening events
Monaghan County Council Zero Waste project
Donegal County Council Public drinking water fountain
Roscommon County Council Community textile waste prevention
Sligo County Council Public drinking water fountain

Southern Region Waste Prevention Projects

Carlow County Council Waste prevention project with Carlow IT, Stop Food Waste
Cork City Council Greening Cork City Marathon & SeaFest
Kerry County Council Community water refill station & green events
Waterford County Council Public drinking water fountain in WIT & radio & cinema advertising
Clare County Council Greening of Dubai Duty Free Open at Lahinch
Kilkenny County Council Savour Kilkenny Food Festival
Limerick County Council & Partners (Tipperary, Mayo, Dublin City & Clare) Designing Out Waste & Efficient Procurement in the Construction Sector
Tipperary County Council Waste prevention workshops & school public drinking water fountain