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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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Innovative paper bottles to help reduce waste

13 October 2014

The world’s dependence on plastic, a material less than 100 years old, is a growing concern for today’s societies. We use almost 20 times more plastic now than in the 1950s, and while recycling is on the rise, the disposal of non-recyclable plastic waste is still an issue. In the United Kingdom (UK) alone, 15 [...]

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Ireland moves up from fourth to second place in EU for packaging recycling

13 October 2014

Ireland has climbed up the rankings in terms of recycling packaging in the EU from fourth place to second, according to figures released by Eurostat as Repak Recycling Week 2014 kicks off. In 2013, Repak collected 712,054 tonnes of packaging, of which 39% was paper, 28% glass, 27% plastic and 5% metal. Irish businesses have [...]

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ISO 50001 Energy Management System Implementation Training Course

11 October 2014

Certification Europe is Europe’s leading certification body in energy management, and we are delighted to be delivering our dynamic two-day Energy Management System Implementation training course specifically designed for those with responsibilities for energy management. The course focuses on addressing the requirements of the new international standard ISO 50001. Our innovative course uses case studies [...]

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Ireland’s largest solar power project is now completed

07 October 2014

Tipperary is now home to Ireland’s largest solar photovoltaic (PV) project after 800 solar panels installed across nine buildings will soon come into service. The solar panels have been distributed across public buildings in the county including libraries, fire stations, leisure centres and civic offices and was led by the county’s largest renewable energy group, [...]

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OxyMem Announced as Finalist in Global Energy Awards

07 October 2014

OxyMem is the only Irish finalist in the 2014 Platts Global Energy Awards. Often described as the ‘Oscars of the energy industry’, the Athlone based company has been recognised in the Leading Technology – Sustainable Innovation category Companies from 26 countries have been selected as finalists for the Platts Global Energy Awards, an annual awards [...]

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