Monthly Archives: August 2016

International trade media visit Origin Green producers

Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board, is hosting representatives of European food and agriculture media this month to highlight the strengths of the Irish food industry and its leadership in sustainable production with the Origin Green programme.

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Enterprise Ireland announce €200k agri-business feasibility fund

A new Enterprise Ireland Competitive Feasibility Fund for agri-businesses has been launched by the Minister for Jobs, Enterprise and Innovation, Mary Mitchell O’Connor.

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Green Business helps Green the Fleagh

Green Business is assisting Clare County Council to Green the Fleadh. Listen to Marty Morrissey interview Geraldine O’Connor of O’Connors Bakery, Paul Madden from the Temple Gate Hotel and Karen Foley, Clare County Council.

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How the textile industry can save energy and reduce costs

Is my production department energy efficient? How can I measure the energy performances of my company? These are typical questions a manager might ask when looking for energy and costs saving opportunities.

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Energy efficiency measures to help shopping centres, retail parks and shops save money and energy

Stores and retail facilities in the EU could benefit from up to 50% in energy savings thanks to the measures identified by the EU-funded project Night Hawks.

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Stop food waste: Commission launches EU Platform dedicated to achieving Sustainable Development Goal

The European Commission has published the composition of the EU Platform on Food losses and Food Waste announced in the 2015 EU Action Plan for Circular Economy.

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Five tips for better behaviour change campaigns and a new collaborative approach for success

When it comes to improving the sustainability of an organisation, everybody loves the idea of behaviour change. Have an event. Put up some posters. Send around sustainability tips. Then your workforce will happily change their bad habits to save around 10 percent on your energy bills.

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