Recycling

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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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IRELAND’S FIRST EVER PLASTERBOARD RECYCLING SERVICE GETS IN MOTION

Plasterboard manufacturer Gyproc today announced Ireland’s first plasterboard recycling service. This landmark new service which is being offered to its ...
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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 ...
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Coveney Launches €240M Development Programme for Ireland Seafood Sector

The Minister for Agriculture Food and the Marine, Simon Coveney TD, today launched eight schemes to commence implementation of Ireland’s ...
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Bad weather in 2015 ranks Ireland 3rd in wind energy usage

With all the news of Ireland’s bombardment with wind and rain in 2015, it’s perhaps not surprising that it was ...
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Plan to build Tipperary hydro-plant

A company whose backers include construction groups Sisk and Roadbridge is planning to build a large-scale electricity generating plant in a disused mine. Siga ...
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Atlas Copco VSD vacuum pump saves energy at Polestar printing plant

Polestar, Europe’s largest independent printing company, is predicted to save more than £10,000 off the annual energy bill at its ...
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Oil prices plunge to 12 year lows

The 5 per cent losses to lows of $34.21/b follow escalating tensions between Saudi Arabi and Iran, which market players ...
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200 jobs at Alexion Pharmaceuticals amid €450m expansion

Alexion Pharmaceuticals, a biopharm company focused on serving patients with severe and rare disorders, is expanding its Irish operations, bringing ...
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Production begins from Corrib gas field

Located 83km off Ireland's northwest coast, in water depths of 350m, the Corrib gas field is estimated to produce around ...
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Over 23% of electricity demand now supplied through wind

Nearly a quarter Ireland’s electricity demand is now being supplied through wind energy, according to a report from Vayu, the Irish ...
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Irish marine renewable energy sector ‘could be worth €9 billion

Ireland’s marine renewable energy sector could ultimately be worth as much as €9 billion by 2030, and be supporting thousands ...
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Energy White Paper sets ambitious course for a carbon-free energy system

Energy Minister Alex White today published an energy White Paper, which identifies actions that will reduce Ireland’s energy-related carbon emissions ...
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