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Presenting 1st ‘ISL Young Environmental Leader’ to Zero Waste School Ulidia College


This week we were delighted to present our first ‘ISL Young Environmental Leader’ cup to the Eco Team of Ulidia Integrated College, Carrickfergus. We have been proudly working with teachers and students at the school for a number of years, helping them to first establish and now maintain their zero waste to landfill status. This means that… Read More

Repair Cafe Belfast is Making Waste Wonderful!


As a local Waste Management company, we are always on the lookout for businesses, organisations and community groups who are working at Making Waste Wonderful. ISL is committed to diverting ALL waste from landfill. Often that is achieved through recycling, but following the principles of the Circular Economy it is always preferable to firstly reduce… Read More

82% of Litter on Northern Ireland Beaches is Plastic. Here’s How YOU Can Help!

Plastic waste being emptied into the ocean

We have GOT to sort out the plastic problem in our oceans. It has been reported this morning that 80% of all litter on Northern Ireland beaches is plastic. Volunteers and community groups who conduct beach cleans each weekend speak frequently of the water bottles, sanitary products and plastic bags that they pick up time… Read More

WIN: Tickets to see Jake O’Kane in Grand Opera House, Belfast

Jake O'Kane Free tickets

Are you interested in Making Waste Wonderful? In how you can better reduce, reuse and recycle your waste to make this world a healthier, cleaner place? If so, why don’t you enter our new competition in partnership with the Grand Opera House Belfast? We are offering two tickets to see leading Irish comedian Jake O’Kane… Read More

How moving towards ‘zero waste’ can make your business more attractive

zero waste recycle

On the surface recycling in your business may just seem like an added pressure. However, there are many reasons why a move to ‘zero waste’ should be less of a second thought and more of a priority for your business. First of all, what does ‘zero waste’ mean? The official definition is the redesign of… Read More

Making Waste Wonderful: Northern Ireland Companies achieve Zero Waste to Landfill goals

City Hall Northern Ireland

Northern Ireland businesses are more invested than ever in the principles of circular economy. More than 95 local companies have committed to working towards zero waste, which is often the first step on the circular economy path. A number of existing ISL Waste Management clients are participating in a ground-breaking BITCNI scheme, including Catalyst Inc, Citibank,… Read More

Live Here Love Here Awards Announce ISL Waste Management as Title Sponsor

Live Here Love Here Awards - Ian Humphreys & Barry Donaghy

ISL Waste Management are delighted to confirm that we are the headline sponsor for the Live Here Love Here Community Awards taking place this month. The awards, which are organised by charity Keep Northern Ireland Beautiful, celebrate the tremendous efforts of volunteers from across the province who make Northern Ireland a cleaner, greener and safer… Read More

Love Your Waste, Love Your Earth this Valentines Day

love waste valentines day

Valentines Day is almost upon us, so as well as showing love to your significant other on 14th February, we are asking that you also show love to your planet and to your waste. So many holidays and special occasions have a negative effect on our environment, often due to increased packaging waste, greeting cards… Read More

Northern Ireland: Derry City & Strabane District Council announces new zero waste policy


Derry City & Strabane District Council has become the first council in Northern Ireland to transition towards achieving zero waste to landfill status. DSCDC has joined forces with Zero Waste North West and is hoping to save £3 million annually, as a result of investing in and promoting the principles of circular economy. It was… Read More

Belfast to Push Plastic-Free Message with Business Water Refill Initiative?

water bottle

A Belfast councillor has asked for local businesses to eoret involved in the move to stamp out single use plastic bottles. Over the last year, we have spent a lot of time highlighting the problems caused by our dependance on plastic. The products and packaging are destroying our oceans and harming our environment. Last month… Read More