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.
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.
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.