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WEEE Ireland Hosts International E-Waste Day EPR Seminar

To mark the second International E-Waste Day, WEEE Ireland hosted an industry seminar – ‘WEEE EPR In Action: New Rules for a Circular Economy”. Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) will play a key role in the development of the Circular Economy

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Wisetek hosts E-Waste collection initiative for International E-Waste Day

Wisetek, a global leader in advanced IT asset disposal, data destruction, technology reuse and manufacturing services, is calling on Irish companies to ensure that they adhere to proper ethical E-Waste collection and destruction principles. This comes in advance of International

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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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AES Launches New RCV Fleet for Kildare

AES Bord na Móna have continued the upgrade of its waste collection fleet with the addition of 13 new refuse collection vehicles (RCVs) for its Kildare operations. With an asset value of nearly €3 million, these new RCVs operate out

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WORLD LEADERS CONVENE TO DISCUSS THE HEALTH OF OUR OCEANS IN CORK AT OUR OCEAN WEALTH SUMMIT

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

Posted in Environmental, Featured News, News, Recycling, Waste Management

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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ORCA Lands in Ireland – WPM Green Energy unveil the first on-site aerobic food waste recycling technology in Ireland

WPM Green Energy, a sustainability services and solutions provider, yesterday launched ORCA, an on–site aerobic food waste recycling technology at The Yacht restaurant in Clontarf, the first food business to adopt this new technology in Ireland. The ORCA technology operates

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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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Biogas ‘overlooked’ compared to other renewable energies

Calls are mounting for a biogas industry to be rolled out nationwide in a bid to bolster farm incomes and reduce Ireland’s agricultural carbon footprint. Tonight (Thursday, December 13) on episode 15 of FarmLand, Sean Finan, the CEO of the Irish

Posted in Emissions, Energy, Environmental, Featured News, News, Waste Management

Dublin City Council planning €40m district heating scheme

  Plans for a €40 million district heating system run on hot water supplied from the Poolbeg incinerator are being advanced by Dublin City Council. Council chief executive Owen Keegan said about 50,000 homes could be heated using water heated

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