Ballina – Ireland’s Greenest Town is an initiative to make Ballina Ireland’s greenest town by 2025. It brings together families, business and community groups in Ballina and North Mayo to work together on ambitious, transformative projects to bring about a brighter, more sustainable future. This is a small step on an important journey for Ballina and North Mayo.

Watch the Ireland’s Greenest Town presentation

At the same time, Ballina is applying to be Mayo’s pilot Decarbonising Zone, a 10 year pilot project to transform our town. With national and international academic and industry expertise, Ballina’s community is working on far-reaching, visionary and ambitious projects, putting Ballina on the map as a solution-focused town, committed to a sustainable future that protects our environment for future generations.

To succeed, your help is needed!

Everyone with a passion for our home and our environment – community groups, schools and businesses – is invited to pledge to do just THREE things for our environment, join the sustainability quest and be a signatory on the new Green Town charter here at

You can identify your three objectives and sign up there and then.

If you represent a business or a community group in Ballina, a letter of support for the Decarbonising Zone application would be welcome – demonstrating community support is an important part of the process. You can send this letter to Download sample letter

Thank you for your support.  Together we can make this happen!

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