Welcome to the Environmental Awareness & Research Unit
The Environmental Awareness Unit (EARU) has responsibility for developing and implementing environmental awareness programmes in Cork County. The current Cork County Council Environmental Strategy 2016-2020 is available for download. The key objectives of the strategy are as follows:
- Waste Prevention Awareness
- Anti-litter Awareness
- Water Conservation & Water Pollution
- Climate Change & Biodiversity.
Cork County Council is actively promoting waste prevention and resource conservation throughout its public awareness campaigns. Key target groups include businesses, schools and communities. Cork County Council regards education as a fundamental cornerstone of environmental protection.
To this end, the Environmnetal Awareness Team in Cork County Council is running a proactive awareness programme with local initiatives at the core.