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LOCATION OF HOUSING IS KEY TO ADDRESSING CLIMATE CHANGE CONFERENCE HEARS

“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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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

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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

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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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ESB provides low-carbon heat solution for a world-first greenhouse project in the UK

ESB’s Smart Energy Services will provide an innovative energy solution for a world-first £120m greenhouse project, including the installation of the largest installed capacity of heat pumps in the UK. Smart Energy Services – a business unit in ESB –

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Government Boosts Native Woodlands

1500 hectares of bog no longer used for peat production to be transformed into native woodland Coillte and Bord na Móna collaborate on native woodland plan on the Bord na Móna estate Woodlands will consist of upwards of 600,000 new

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MINISTER BRUTON WELCOMES GLOBAL LEADERS IN OCEAN ENERGY TO IRELAND

Today (30 September 2019) Ireland welcomed global leaders in ocean energy to the Convention Centre Dublin for the annual Ocean Energy Europe Conference and Exhibition (OEE 2019). The two-day conference, sponsored by the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI), brings

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Cork – Where the Grass is Always Greener: Cork is now home to Ireland’s first plastic-free, flexible office space.

Green workspaces, zero carbon emissions, climate change and climate emergency are all becoming increasingly topical issues, especially with the recent efforts of Sir David Attenborough and the multiple Irish student strikes over climate inaction. Proving that they are once again

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dlr publishes Climate Change Action Plan 2019 – 2024

Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council has published its Climate Change Action Plan 2019-2024. The Plan, approved by the Elected Members of the Council, is recognised as a key enabler of on-going public sector leadership, in implementing and influencing climate action at

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Bristol Breaks New Ground With Innovative Low Carbon Development

Bristol’s commitment to achieving its carbon neutral pledge by 2030 is being realised with the aid of a sustainable housing development, featuring innovative low-carbon heating. Bristol City Council’s 133 homes at Ashton Rise are being built using the high efficiency

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