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Events

 

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The Big Sweep

Saturday 3rd November
North Road steps or Billy Neill crossing on The Comber Greenway
N/A

Hedge Maintenance

Sunday 4th November
Gilford Castle, Gilford Village, Co–Armagh
N/A

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Green Key Eco–certification for the hospitality industry

Thursday 8th November
Allstate NI Belfast, 10 Mays Meadow, Belfast BT1 3PH
Free

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BTO Northern Ireland Birdwatchers’ Conference 2018

Saturday 10th November
Lough Neagh Discovery Centre
£23 per person if you book and pay by 31 October and £25 after that date

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Webinar – The Sustainable Development Goals in Action: Better Retail, Better World

Monday 12th November
Online
Free

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Getting Our Act Together: Human Rights, Our Environment & Brexit

Wednesday 14th November
Green Room, The Black Box, Belfast
Free

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Scrub Clearance

Sunday 18th November
Slievenacloy Nature Reserve, Belfast Hills
No Charge

Family Festive Film Fun

Sunday 18th November
Rowallen Garden
Adult £7.00, Child £3.50, Family £17.50

Agriculture & Animal Welfare Post–Brexit

Monday 19th November
Leigh Day, Priory House, 25 St John’s Lane, London EC1M 4LB
Free

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Is Local Democracy Working in Northern Ireland?

Saturday 24th November
Clifton House, 2 North Queen Street, Belfast BT15 1ES
Free

Christmas Craft Fair

Saturday 24th November
Castle Ward
Normal Admission

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NIEL Recommendations for Waste

  • Target of recycling 70% of all wastes by 2020
  • Raise awareness, promote capacity building and alter behaviour and attitudes at all levels (from the public to high level decision–makers) to realise the shift from resource management to resource efficiency
  • Improve public awareness and encourage behavioural change by promoting the delivery of innovative Waste Prevention Communications
  • Promote robust regulation and enforcement to tackle environmental crime
  • Prioritise the waste hierarchy through regulation and encourage more uniform collection and recycling infrastructure across Northern Ireland
  • Encourage the development of local markets for reused and reprocessed goods
  • Assess future infrastructure requirements for Northern Ireland to ensure it is fit for purpose – taking account of factors such as, climate change/GHG emissions, energy security and prices, public behaviour, shift to resource efficiency, technology and changing government structures