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Almost 35 Million AA Batteries collected in 2018

WEEE Schools Pledge collect equivalent of almost 1 million AA batteries WEEE Ireland, Ireland’s largest electrical and battery recycling scheme, is delighted to confirm that in 2018, the equivalent to almost 35 million AA batteries were diverted from landfill in

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What Happens To Retired Electric Vehicle Batteries: You Live More Than Once

Electric vehicle (EV) manufacturer Rivian recently announced a project to use its second-life batteries as energy storage units in a microgrid initiative in Adjuntas, Puerto Rico, which was severely impacted by Hurricane Maria in 2017 and has been struggling with

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More than 30 Heads of State and Ministers, UN Representatives and Ambassadors from island nations around the globe will convene in Cork for this year’s Our Ocean Wealth Summit to discuss the impact of climate change on island nations.  Our

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Recycle Now Launch – ‘Recycling. It’s in our own hands’!

Recycle Now, is pleased to announce the Recycle Week 2019 theme. This year Recycle Week will run from 23rd to – 29th September and it’s going to be bigger and better than ever before! Our inspiration 2019 is the year

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BHSL agrees €1.5m French deal for its waste-to-energy technology

Irish waste-to-energy business BHSL has agreed a new €1.5m deal to sell its technology in France. BHSL is to sell its fluidised bed combustion (FBC) technology to Liger Bioconcept, a new joint venture between bio-energy company Liger, algae specialist and

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New food collaboration aims to make plastic packaging more sustainable

  Nine of Ireland’s leading agricultural processing and food businesses have come together to make the plastic packaging in their respective supply chains more sustainable. Plastics Action Alliance is the new collaboration that includes market leaders from Ireland’s beef, poultry,

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World Firsts for Irish Glass Recycling Company as Glassco opens new state-of-the-art €2 million facility in Naas

Glassco Recycling, Ireland’s largest glass recycling company, has made a significant investment and opened the world’s first recycling plant in Naas dedicated to recycling non-transparent glass waste. Glassco Recycling has invested €2 million in opening the new facility which will

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WEEE Generation: Conference Marks Inaugural E-Waste Day in Dublin

Launching today’s Weee Generation Conference Marking the Inaugural E-Waste Day in Dublin are Maria Banti European Commission DG Environment, Leo Donovan CEO of Weee Ireland and Dr Claire Penny IBM Ireland WEEE Generation: Conference Marks Inaugural E-Waste Day in Dublin

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Plasterboard manufacturer Gyproc today announced Ireland’s first plasterboard recycling service. This landmark new service which is being offered to its construction customers around the country was launched by Minister for Regional and Rural Affairs, Heather Humphreys, at the company’s facility

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Pakman Awards 2016 – Excellence in Waste Management and Recycling

Entries are now being invited from organisations, business community groups and individuals who have shown excellence in their application of waste management, recycling, waste prevention and environmental initiatives. These prestigious National Environmental Awards will be presented at a special dinner

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