The best primary schools for recycling batteries in Shannonside region are named

Three Shannonside primary schools are celebrating today having been named the best at recycling in their respective counties.

Minister for the Environment Denis Naughten confirmed on Tuesday that Scoil Mhuire, Newtownforbes, collected 100kg of batteries last year for recycling and will receive a prize of environmental and science educational workshops at The Rediscovery Centre.

The Leitrim winner was St Brigid’s NS, Carrick-on-Shannon who collected 85kg while in Roscommon Cloontuskert National School, collected 97kg of batteries last year for recycling and they will also receive special prizes for their recycling efforts.