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Renewable Transport – an Opportunity for Northern Ireland

There is a tremendous opportunity to decarbonise Northern Ireland’s transport sector through the use of renewable transport fuels, that’s according to Ian Gordon of Action Renewables Energy Association (AREA). An event held (yesterday) at Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn, brought together

Posted in Emissions, Energy, Featured News, News

Solar AdTek Officially Opens Office in Italy

Solar AdTek, the leading developer and supplier of innovative solar powered and LED lighting systems for outdoor advertising, has officially opened its new office in Milan. This is a significant development for the Irish company who has recently partnered with

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News

Bord Gáis Energy Index Down 4% In October

The Bord Gáis Energy Index was lower in October, falling 4% over the month, and is now 31% below the comparable period last year. Oil, the largest component of the index, fell 3% as the outlook for oil demand continued

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Edina launches new ‘super efficient’ 10MW MWM genset

MWM has launched its new ‘super efficient’, low emission 10.3MWe gas engine into the UK and Ireland combined heat and power (CHP) and power generation markets via its exclusive partner Edina, which has its manufacturing base in Lisburn and sites

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“Ireland is facing a climate emergency and housing has a major role to play in addressing climate change and in ensuring Ireland meets its targets.” This was the message from the Housing Agency today as they hosted their Annual Conference

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Have a lightbulb moment with WEEE Ireland

  WEEE Ireland have published findings that 3.2 million lightbulbs were recycled in 2018, despite an estimated 10 million being sold in Ireland in the same period.  WEEE Ireland is calling on Irish consumers to “Have a Lightbulb Moment” and

Posted in Energy, Featured News, News, Recycling

Tesco Ireland to Launch Fully Recyclable Black Plastic Range on Core Products

Fully recyclable detectable black plastic trays packaging will feature on over 100 individual Tesco own-label products before the end of December this year. At its recent national supplier briefing involving over 300 of its own-label and branded suppliers Tesco, in

Posted in Environmental, Featured News, News, Recycling

Government of India Confers Honourable Mention on Schneider Electric at the Annual National CSR Award Ceremony

Schneider Electric, a leader in digital transformation of energy management and automation, announced that it had been honoured by the government of India as part of the National CSR Award, 2018. Schneider Electric received an Honourable Mention for its contribution

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New technology empowers consumers to steer toward a Sustainable Future

The new Swedish blockchain platform PaperTale makes it possible for consumers to simply scan a product with their smartphone and get authenticated information about the supply chain and the product’s environmental impact. The platform also shows information about the workers

Posted in Environmental, Featured News, News

Irish Company Leads in Carbon Reduction “Plastic” Bag Captures 200kg of Carbon for every 1000 kg of product

earth2earth® announced today (Thursday 17th of October) the first fully certified Bio-Based, Carbon Captured “plastic” sacks and films in Ireland. The refuse sacks, bin liners and packaging films are all made from ethanol produced from sugarcane, which captures and stores

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