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ISO50001 Ireland 2014

29 August 2014

Now in year 2, ISO50001Ireland 2014 will take place on the 23rd of September in Aviva Stadium Dublin. ISO50001 Ireland will bring together delegates who are considering the transition to this International standard, but yet to make the journey. We have identified these companies through exhaustive research and considerable investment, making this event a must [...]

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Trinity researchers lead the design of a new futuristic eco-friendly aircraft

29 August 2014

Researchers at Trinity College Dublin’s School of Engineering have been selected to lead an EU consortium in the design of a futuristic aircraft that produces less noise pollution and carbon footprint. The School of Engineering is currently coordinating three EU projects that have a combined budget of €5.4m to improve the way people fly in [...]

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Schneider Electric welcomes new ESOS regulation

28 August 2014

Global energy management specialist, Schneider Electric has given a warm welcome to the arrival of the new Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) stating that going green is no longer an option but imperative for business success. Following the recent implementation of the Energy Efficiency Directive in the UK, the ESOS is an according legislation which [...]

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LED streetlighting for the town of Ballymahon, Longford

27 August 2014

VERDE LED who specialise in the design and manufacture of LED efficient lighting solutions for commercial and industrial applications have announced a contract to replace existing sodium street lighting with CREE LED streetlights resulting in energy savings of up to 70% . CEO of VERDE LED, John Keohane is excited about the shift of public [...]

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Bantry scientists leading the search for sustainable plastics

27 August 2014

RESEARCHERS at the Daithi O’Murchu Marine Research Station, Bantry are leading the way in the search for sustainable, biodegradable plastics as part of a major international research project. Dr Julie Maguire is leading the team as part of the SEABIOPLAS project which is looking at using seaweed to create biodegradable plastic. Currently the main materials [...]

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100,000 milestone- A reflection on computer reuse

27 August 2014

As Camara marks the receipt of its 100,000th computer donation , we reflect on the positive impact of computer reuse. Of those 100,000 machines, 54,395 have been refurbished and shipped to schools in disadvantaged communities around the globe. This saved approximately 27,197 tonnes of polluting fossil fuels, 81,600 tonnes of water, 1,380 tonnes of harmful [...]

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Thomond Park introduces green-energy analytics system

26 August 2014

Thomond Park Stadium is the home ground of Munster Rugby, one of the most successful and best-supported rugby clubs in the world. The famous venue, renowned for its unique history and atmosphere, has been redeveloped and now boasts an increased capacity of 25,600, plus an extensive range of conference and banqueting facilities that have further [...]

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Certification Europe announced its 3 autumn energy training events

25 August 2014

Certification Europe announced its 3 autumn energy training events earlier this week, each individually catered to help energy management professionals develop their skills and make a positive difference in their work place. On October the 21st Certification Europe are holding their ISO 50001 energy management implementation training course. This two day course, held in conjunction [...]

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Making the Most of your Company’s Green Credentials

22 August 2014

Antaris Consulting has been selected to work with the Southern Region Waste Management Office to help implement its Green Enterprise Project on Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) which is supported by the Environmental Protection Agency and the Department of Finance, Community and Local Government under the national Green Enterprise Programme. The focus of this project is [...]

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NSAI: ISO 14001:2015 Roadshow

21 August 2014

NSAI are hosting a half day information seminar on ISO 14001:2015 – Environmental Management Systems in Cork, Galway and Dublin during October 2014. All sessions are free to attend. Each seminar will start at 10.00 and finish at 12.30. DATES & LOCATIONS Wednesday 1 October | Maryborough House Hotel – Douglas, Cork Thursday  2 October [...]

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Classify and label your mixtures in time

21 August 2014

From 1 June 2015, the Classification, Labelling and Packaging (CLP) Regulation will be the only legislation that applies to the classification and labelling of both substances and mixtures in the EU. For now, the Dangerous Preparations Directive and its national implementing legislation is still in force, but CLP takes over from 1 June 2015 onwards. [...]

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National Hazardous Waste Management Plan

19 August 2014

This revised National Hazardous Waste Management Plan sets out the priorities to be pursued over the next number of years to continually improve the management of Ireland’s hazardous waste. This version was updated on 4th July 2014 to correct minor typographical errors identified since publication on 25th June 2014 DOWNLOAD National Hazardous Waste Management Plan [...]

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