Green Schools

Mr. Binman - encouraging schools to recycle more. 

Our Environment Team provide support and advice to students and teachers on the establishment and organisation of recycling schemes within schools. Mr. Binman supports schools participating in the Greenschools programme and many of the schools we service have achieved Green Flag status.
To find out more about The Green Schools Initiative please log onto
Download your Mr. Binman recycling poster here
Download your Mr. Binman recycling poster in Irish here
Teachers you can download posters for the staff room here:
Paper Cup Poster
Email Poster
Double Up Poster
Re-Use School Books
Over one million used college and school books are not re-used in Ireland every year. Log onto to sell/ buy or donate school books.
Raising environmental awareness, understanding and knowledge of the environment among young people

Mr. Binman Primary School Art Competition
In 2009 Mr. Binman ran a Primary Schools Art Competition. Junior Infants to 2nd Class coloured in a picture of Mr. Binman on his recycling truck while 3rd to 6th class worked on the theme of “Recycle for your Future”. We had over 70,000 entries received and the best overall school won a Promethean Interactive Whiteboard. Click here for details of our winner.  
If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact the Environment Department on Lo-Call 1890 92 92 40 or email