Youth Climate Change Survey 2022

In October 2022 as part of the ‘Youth Climate Justice challenge’, ECO-UNESCO in collaboration with, conducted an online survey with young people.  The purpose of the survey is to highlight how young people of Ireland feel about climate change and climate justice issues, how they want to be involved in solving climate issues, how they […]

Confectionery Recycling Now Available in Tesco Bray

Ava Hagan, a local teenager, has set up a collection box at the entrance to Tesco Bray, where you can drop off your plastic confectionery waste to be recycled. The 16-year-old Loreto Bray student has expanded her project, “TerraCycle Bray”, by signing up to the Confectionery Recycling Programme, offered by TerraCycle.  This has enabled her […]

‘The Heat is On’ ECO-UNESCO hosts European Environmental Youth Summit on Climate and Biodiversity in response to young people’s call for action

ECO-UNESCO hosts ‘The Heat is On’ an international Youth Summit in response to a Youth Climate Voices Survey they recently conducted, in which young people expressed the need for more opportunities to have their voices heard. In collaboration with, the Youth Climate Voices report surveyed over 1,000 young people aged 15-25 across Ireland. The […]

10 Tips on Baking Sustainably at Home

With all this extra time we’re spending at home, you may have taken an interest in baking! Or maybe you’re like me, and you’ve always enjoyed baking, but now you have more time to do it. Either way, it’s important to try to be sustainable in the ways we bake! Here are some of my […]

ECO-UNESCO’s youth work highlighted in Ireland’s National Parliament!

On Tuesday 20th October 2020, Minister Roderic O’Gorman highlighting ECO-UNESCO’s youth work in Ireland’s national parliament. ECO-UNESCO staff and young people met the Minister via Zoom call as part of the initiative #Budget2021 and #YouthWorkChangeLives that The National Youth Council Ireland organised. The goal of this movement was to encourage the Government to increase the […]

BE FOODSMART! We can eat more sustainably

The main seafood consumed by our society are top predators like tuna, salmon and cod. This is unsustainable and we have to change our eating habits towards seafood from lower down the food web. We can eat more sustainably by tapping into local marine resources and reconnecting consumers with their coastal cultural heritage by providing […]