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Business as Usual For Greenstar

Following the recent appointment of David Carson of Deloitte as Receiver to the business of Greenstar, the waste management company has confirmed that it will continues to trade as normal, servicing its 80,000 residential and 15,000 business customers throughout Ireland.

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Poor Results For Ireland in Waste Management

A new report on how Member States manage their municipal waste shows that Ireland still has a long way to go. The Irish results are remarkably poor in areas such as decoupling of waste from consumption, access to waste collection

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Global Municipal Solid Waste Continues to Grow

Growing prosperity and urbanisation could double the volume of municipal solid waste annually by 2025, challenging environmental and public health management in the world’s cities, according to new research conducted by the Worldwatch Institute for its Vital Signs Online service.

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UK’s Largest Energy From Waste Facility Opens

The UK’s largest energy from waste (EfW) facility has been officially opened by Cory Environmental at Belvedere in Bexley, London. The new Riverside Resource Recovery (RRR) facility plays a crucial role in the integrated waste management solution which Cory Environmental

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The City Bin Co Scoops Two National Business Awards

Galway headquartered waste management firm, The City Bin Co, has scooped two national awards from one of the world’s top business consultancies. Having just won the Deloitte ‘Best Managed Companies’ accolade for the fourth year in a row, the company

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NTR Continues to Rebalance Renewable Energy Portfolio

NTR, the Dubin-based investor in renewable energy and sustainable waste management businesses, has increased its shareholding in Wind Capital Group, its US-based wind energy business, from 62% to 97%. In recent months, NTR has also invested further capital in Wind

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Household Recycling Rates Increase in Northern Ireland

Household recycling rates in Northern Ireland have risen by 3.3% compared to the same quarter last year. The quarterly household recycling and composting figures for January–March 2011 are at their highest since statistics began in 2008. The Northern Ireland Waste

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Stop Food Waste Initiative For Salads Season

With barbecues and salad days fast approaching Stop Food Waste is reminding the public that 50% of the lettuce we buy ends up in the bin. While a head of lettuce may seem cheap at around under €1 you can

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Clearpower Wins Green Business Award

Clearpower, the Wicklow based bio-energy and organic waste management company, has won the ‘Green Business Award’ at the national final of the Ulster Bank Business Achievers Awards. Established in 2002, privately owned Clearpower creates renewable energy in the form of

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Chartered Institution of Waste Management AGM & Conference – April 28th 2011 – Thurles

The CIWM (Chartered Institution of Waste Management) is hosting its AGM in the Derrynaflan Theatre at the Horse and Jockey Hotel near Thurles, County Tipperary at 9.30am on Thursday 28th April 2011. The AGM will include a themed open meeting

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