Environmental

Nottingham’s solar power champion recognised for outstanding achievement

Long-serving City Councillor Alan Clark, who died last year, has received a posthumous award for his outstanding contribution to the ...
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Lidl Ireland & Northern Ireland Remove Unrecyclable Black Plastic Packaging

Lidl confirmed today it is removing black plastic packaging from its entire fruit and vegetable range across all 195 Ireland ...
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Ireland’s plan for electric vehicles will reduce emissions, but may come at a cost

The level of emissions coming from Ireland's transport sector are undeniably high, which is of particular concern when considering the ...
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EPA supported National Green Teams Programme helps build sustainable business from the frontline

Following its successful launch in 2017, the Green Teams National Programme continues to support green teams and environmental champions through ...
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UCC and ICORSA are awarded €4.5m EU funding for two ambitious Horizon 2020 projects: RRING and GRRIP

After two decades of European initiatives to promote “Responsible Research and Innovation” (RRI) in academia, R&D organisations and industrial research, ...
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Facebook’s €300m Irish data centre site is 100pc powered by renewable energy

From left: Mark Hunter, data centre site manager, Facebook, with Niall McEntegart, data centre operations director of EMEA, Facebook. Image: ...
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€111m sale windfall boosts Coillte green energy strategy

Forestry firm to increase its dividend to taxpayers and seek development partner to build wind and solar projects State forestry ...
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Veolia to trial electric bin lorries powered by energy-from-waste

Waste management firm Veolia’s vehicle fleet is set to include two fully-electric bin lorries, which will be charged with power ...
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Dún Laoghaire Marina awarded EcoMerit Environmental Certification

Dún Laoghaire Marina, Ireland’s largest coastal marina, has been awarded EcoMerit Environmental Certification in recognition of the work it does ...
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Veolia to deliver first Carbon Energy Fund Ireland contract to Dublin’s major hospital

Mater Misericordiae University Hospital targets €26m in guaranteed savings. Global resource management company Veolia, working through its specialist energy performance ...
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ENERGY CORK HOSTS GREEN FINANCE EVENT IN CORK

Capital and funding support for sustainable energy projects is readily available for businesses, was the key message at the “Energy ...
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CIF demanding action on the Construction Waste Crisis

For the past two years, the CIF has highlighted the ongoing crisis in the reuse and disposal of soil and ...
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Naturally Compliant launches new training programme to raise environmental awareness in construction

Rapidly-expanding environmental consultancy Naturally Compliant has significantly extended its offering to clients with the launch of bespoke training courses aimed ...
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Connected Light delivers ‘consistency and aesthetic consideration’ to newly-built UWE Bristol site

High-efficiency LED lighting and sensors have been installed throughout The Foundry – a new learning space and hub facility for ...
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Environmental expert warns of potentially serious delays to construction projects due to change in licensing requirements

Lack of awareness of a recent regulatory change could lead to significant and costly delays in both large and small ...
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