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End of waste criteria for plastic tabled

28 October 2014

The European Commission has published long-awaited proposals on developing end of waste (EoW) criteria for plastic. A maximum limit for non-plastic impurities of 2% is proposed by the Commission’s scientific service, the Joint Research Centre (JRC). This limit is likely to be one of the main points of debate in the coming months as criteria [...]

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MINISTER COVENEY LAUNCHES DRIVE4ZERO

24 October 2014

A unique campaign to encourage the uptake of electric cars was launched today in Cork by Minister for Agriculture, Food, the Marine and Defence Simon Coveney, T.D.  The Drive4Zero initiative, which is being piloted in Cork, provides a range of incentives for companies and individuals choosing to drive electric vehicles (EVs) and is expected to [...]

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SEAI to host Open Evening for all Businesses in Dundalk

23 October 2014

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) in association with Dundalk Chamber of Commerce will host an information evening on Wednesday 29th October to help businesses get started with energy saving plans. SEAI has worked with thousands of businesses, including Matthews Coaches, ABB, Heinz, among others in Dundalk, to achieve meaningful energy savings. Typically, businesses [...]

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Manor Farm win Repak Member of the Year Award 2014

21 October 2014

The company, also known as Carton Brothers, employs 650 people and produces Manor Farm chicken. Cartons have been working closely with Repak on a number of packaging saving innovations, and were also the winner of the Repak Best Packaging Prevention Initiative Award. The Awards Adjudicators were very impressed with every aspect of their business. Their [...]

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Kelly Congratulates Repak Award Winners

21 October 2014

Mr. Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government today (17th October) attended and presented awards to the winners at the annual Repak Recycling Awards at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. The Minister presented awards to the businesses, local authorities, schools, and waste operators who had been rewarded for their commitment [...]

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OxyMem Ranked as Top 30 in Global Cleantech Cluster

20 October 2014

OxyMem  is proud to announce its inclusion in the Global Top 30 for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) 2014 Later Stage Awards. The prestigious Top 30 consist of mid-to late-stage companies that originate from a variety of cleantech industries and have a proven track record in their home market, with the goal to expand [...]

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Burren cleans up at annual Green awards

20 October 2014

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark and Burren Ecotourism Network are the big winners in this year’s Responsible Travel & Tourism Awards, the Irish hospitality sector’s only environmental accreditation programme. The winners were announced last night (Thursday, 16 October 2014) by Paschal Donohoe TD, Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport at the Green Hospitality [...]

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BIM host Green Resource Efficiency Seminar for seafood retailers

20 October 2014

BIM recently hosted a free,half-day seminar in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport on Tuesday the 14th October to assist Seafood Retailers to explore smart and inexpensive methods of reducing energy, water and transport costs. Expert talks were delivered by SEAI (Key Tips for Saving Energy Costs) and Ecofleet who advised attendees on how to [...]

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Biomass is a big part of the solution, but not the whole solution

16 October 2014

“A recent report that suggests converting the Moneypoint generation station from coal to biomass would solve Ireland’s renewable energy issues is misinformed and risks creating false hopes. The report, prepared by UK consultants BW Energy for the Rethink Pylons campaign group, argues that this one action would enable Ireland to meet its 2020 renewable energy [...]

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Vayu launches online energy management portal for businesses

16 October 2014

Irish gas and electricity supplier Vayu has completed the rollout of its MyVayu energy management portal as part of a multi-million euro technology investment to cater for its growing Irish customer base and expansion into the UK energy market. The online platform provides businesses with a suite of analytical tools to manage their energy consumption [...]

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Food Works Regional Information Seminars

14 October 2014

Bord Bia, Enterprise Ireland and Teagasc are working together to find and foster a new group of entrepreneurs. Applications are now open for candidates interested in being a part of the 2015 Food Works programme. Ideal applicants are ambitious food or drink entrepreneurs, or companies trading for less than 4 years that wish to target [...]

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Business in the community Ireland (BITCI)

13 October 2014

Business in the community Ireland (BITCI) is Ireland’s only network for responsible business, made up of 73 of Ireland’s blue chip companies, the network is committed to expanding and improving responsible and sustainable business practices. BITCI also runs the Business Working Responsibly Mark, Irelands only accreditation for responsible business practices. It is it is valid [...]

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