Leitrim County Council – Adopt a Road

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Are you prepared to Adopt a Road where you live? Leitrim County Council are looking for civic minded people or groups to participate in their Adopt a Road Programme.

Leitrim County Council is inviting individuals and groups throughout Leitrim to get involved in the programme and adopt the roads in their own area.

The Adopt a Road Scheme involves individuals or groups adopting a designated stretch of road and arranging for the removal of litter from the roadside verges.

The Individual or Group participating in the scheme agrees in advance a Litter Maintenance Programme with Leitrim County Council. This would involve arranging for a number of people to collect litter from the roadside verges along the designated stretch of road at an agreed number of times per year, for example four times per year, that would be every three months.

Leitrim County Council will provide you, or your group, with equipment including Litter Pickers, Gloves and Hi-vis vests and will arrange for the disposal of the litter and material collected from the road covered by the scheme.

If you are interested in participating in the please make contact with Leitrim County Council at the following address, telephone number or email:

Sinead Ni Thiarnain

Environment Section

Leitrim County Council

Aras an Chontae

Carrick on Shannon

County Leitrim

Telephone: 071 9620005 Ext. 802 Email: snithiarnain@leitrimcoco.ie

Or alternatively you can go on-line and download an Application Form  and Conditions of Agreement from the link HERE.

YOU MIGHT ALSO CONSIDER ADOPTING A BRING BANK

While you are here, you might also be interested in the Adopt a Bring Bank Scheme.

The Adopt a Bring Bank Programme has been in operation over the past number of years. It is a system whereby a group of individual in Communities where a Bring Bank Centre is located get together and monitor the state of these facilities. They carry out low level maintenance and inform the Environment Section of Leitrim County Council when the receptacles require maintenance.

If you are interested in participating in the Adopt a Bring Bank Scheme contact:

Sinead Ni Thiarnain

Environment Section

Leitrim County Council

Aras an Chontae

Carrick on Shannon

County Leitrim

Telephone: 071 9620005 Ext. 802 Email: snithiarnain@leitrimcoco.ie

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