Monthly Archives: December 2016

Farmers urged to join battle on food waste

Farmers and processors are being urged to help curb food waste in the EU. Each year, 88 million tonnes of food are thrown away in the bloc’s 28 member countries – 20pc of all food produced in the EU – at a cost of €143bn.

Read more

Green Awards entry deadline extended to 3rd January

The deadline for entry to the Green Awards 2017 has been extended to 3rd January 2017.

Read more

Recycled batteries will make magical moments for Lauralynn

WEEE Ireland, in association with Aldi Ireland is making an urgent appeal to Irish families, schools and businesses to help reach their target donation of €250,000 for LauraLynn Children’s Hospice by simply recycling portable batteries in Aldi stores.

Read more

Green Awards 2017 entry deadline approaching

The Green Awards 2017 entry deadline is tomorrow the 21st December…

Read more

SEAI report shows public sector saved €154m in energy in 2015

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has published the third annual report on the energy efficiency performance of public bodies.

Read more

SEAI announces €30m Community Energy Fund for 2017

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has announced that it will offer €30 million in grant supports for community energy projects next year. This represents a 50% increase in funding from the 2016 grant levels – an additional €10 million for this programme.

Read more

Green Business at Sustainable Processing

Green Business will attend and exhibit at the upcoming Sustainable Processing Conference being held in The Silver Springs Hotel Cork on the 7th December.

Read more

Reducing food waste: the EU’s response to a global challenge

Around 88 million tonnes of food are wasted annually in the EU – around 20% of all food produced, with associated costs estimated at €143 billion.

Read more