ESB Group to collaborate with BladeBridge to repurpose wind turbine blades for new e-mobility Hub

Cork-based start-up BladeBridge to repurpose decommissioned wind turbine blades into sustainable infrastructure BladeBridge will collaborate with ESB Group to construct a new e-mobility Hub using decommissioned blades 30 January 2024 ESB is today announcing a new collaboration with BladeBridge, a Cork-based start-up specialising in wind turbine blade repurposing. The company had participated in the ‘2050 … Read more

Lidl Ireland Announces 2 Million Bottles & Cans Collected and €200,000 paid to Customers via Lidl Deposit Return Scheme Trial

Ahead of the go live of the nationwide deposit return scheme in February 2024, Lidl Ireland has announced the milestone of 2 million bottles and cans collected through its deposit return machines in its stores in Glenageary, Co. Dublin and Claremorris, Co. Mayo. Since becoming the first retailer to launch a deposit return scheme (DRS) … Read more

Veolia March to the Beat as they Clean up the Streets

Veolia proudly marched in this year’s Pride in London parade, with its electric collection vehicle in vivid rainbow colours taking centre stage, alongside colleagues and allies, to support and celebrate its diverse workforce and the LGBTQ+ communities they serve. Veolia’s fully electric street cleansing fleet operating in the West End and dedicated team ensured a … Read more

Veolia to manage waste services for NHS Test and Trace laboratory in Royal Leamington Spa

Global resource management company, Veolia, have been awarded a contract to provide healthcare waste management services for NHS Test and Trace’s new Rosalind Franklin Laboratory, a new state of the art, very high-throughput COVID-19 laboratory in Royal Leamington Spa, under a Crown Commercial Services Framework. Veolia’s teams will self-deliver a fully comprehensive service covering all … Read more

Joyce’s Supermarkets partners with minimal waste store reuzi to bring Galway the best of sustainable living

Galwegians can now shop eco-friendly and sustainable products in-store, from reusable bottles and kitchenware to toiletries and homewares. Pat Kane owner of reuzi has curated the products with Joyce’s customers in mind. The partnership marks a significant development for both companies and is the first time that reuzi has partnered with a supermarket chain. Aisling … Read more

Veolia expands wood recycling and processing capacity by 50,000 tonnes per year

Ahead of COP26 the global leader in optimised resource management, Veolia, has highlighted its commitment to recycling and renewable biomass energy. With a key focus on increasing sustainability and backing the drive to net zero carbon in the UK, the company has expanded wood recycling and processing capacity by 50,000 tonnes per year, adding to … Read more

Europe’s First Contactless Bottle Filling Stations rolled out in Fingal area

Europe’s first contactless bottle filling stations are being rolled out in the Fingal area by a local company Ecofil for Fingal County Council. The first of nine Ecofil units was installed in Howth village and the contactless installation is now in operation at the junction of Harbour Road and Abbey Road. The new bottle filling … Read more

Household waste recycled to make “mini wind-turbines”

Repurposing water bottles and aluminium cans to make wind turbines, it’s all in a module’s work for  130 undergraduates in UCC. The first-year engineering students are participating in an initiative to increase interest in energy engineering as part of a module sponsored by Statkraft which is Europe’s largest generator of renewable energy and has its … Read more

Girl Guides pledge to reduce plastic waste with Responsible Consumerism initiative

– Irish Girl Guides’ 11,000 members commit to no single-use plastic parties, days out, camps, conferences and other events – – Teenagers devise sustainability programme following visit to India –   Irish Girl Guides’ members are set to significantly reduce their consumption of single-use plastics following their launch of a Responsible Consumerism initiative.   The … Read more

Re-Gen WTE Ltd renews long-term licence with Warrenpoint Harbour

Newry-headquartered Re-Gen WTE Ltd, has agreed another long-term licence with Warrenpoint Harbour Authority (WPHA), to export ‘Refuse Derived Fuel’ products from Warrenpoint Port. The company processes around 200,000 tonnes of waste at its facility every year and Warrenpoint Port is an important transit point for processed, non-recyclable ‘Black Bin’ waste, destined for Europe. Anything recyclable … Read more