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Environmental Awareness

The Environmental Awareness Officer provides a programme of awareness raising campaigns in County Wicklow promoting environmental responsibility and stewardship.

Environmental Awareness is a service providing information and support to the public on the environment.  It plays a role in the delivery of Wicklow County Council ‘s activities to protect our local environment, promoting environmental responsibility and stewardship. It is part of the Climate Action Team of Wicklow County Council.

The office works closely with schools, community groups and businesses throughout the County to promote better waste management, waste prevention with the circular economy; action on Climate; Sustainable Energy Communities; litter awareness and environmental protection. The Environmental Awareness Officer works on the development of policy and demonstration projects in the County. The work of the Environmental Awareness Office links up with service delivery across all sections of Wicklow County Council and with external stakeholders.

Key campaigns include:

                                         Green Schools

                                          Wicklow Tidy Towns and Environmental Awards

                                         National Spring Clean

                                         National Tree Week and Tree Grants

                                         Community Environment Action Fund

                                         Anti- litter and graffiti grant

                                        Local Authority Prevention  Network

                                        Sustainable Energy Communities

The Environmental Awareness Office can be contacted by email on eao@wicklowcoco.ie  or by telephone on 0404 20100.