Wednesday 18th March 2020
The GAA, in partnership with the LGFA, Camogie Association and local authorities across Ireland, are launching a Green Club project, to offer support and guidance to clubs in the areas of Nature & Biodiversity, Energy Savings, Waste & Plastic Reduction and Transport and Travel.
The GAA, LGFA and Camogie Association are asking their members, players, volunteers and supporters to complete a Green Club Questionnaire, which will form the basis of a new Green Club Toolkit.
Gaelic Games clubs are the beating heart of communities across the country and the Green Club partnership with local authorities will help clubs to identify and implement simple measures to protect our natural heritage and secure a sustainable future for our local communities.
The Green Club Toolkit is being built with input and guidance from expert partners in energy efficiency, biodiversity and waste management and will help clubs:
The Toolkit, which will be developed throughout 2020 through a pilot project with a small number of clubs, will also showcase the fantastic work already being done by clubs and club members in producing easily replicable templates for energy savings, habitat creation, waste management and green event organisation and in identifying grant and funding streams that can support clubs in going green.
By completing the Green Club Questionnaire club members, volunteers, players and supporters can contribute to the development of the Green Club project. The questionnaire also allows clubs to express their interest in being considered for the Green Club pilot.