Monthly Archives: February 2018

Food Waste Reduction Initiative for East Cork Businesses

East Cork Food Businesses are invited to get involved in Savour Food.

The Clean Technology Centre (CIT), Taste Cork and SECAD have joined forces to assist business in the East Cork Region to cut fo…

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Winners of 2018 Green Awards Announced

Launched in 2008, the Green Awards recognise the extraordinary contribution and commitment that companies now make towards growing a greener future in Irish business today.

The Green Awards is a le…

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European Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference

Read the opening key note speech by European Commission First Vice-President Frans Timmermans at the Circular Economy Stakeholder Conference which took place in Brussels on February 20th 2018.


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February Edition of LIFE Newsletter

The February Life Programme newsletter welcomes the adoption of LIFE’s new Multi-annual Work Programme 2018-2020 and its two-stage application process. It also introduces the following:

The largest…

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Environmental Protection Agency 2017 in Review

This document summarises the EPA Director General, Laura Burke’s review of key activities undertaken by the EPA during 2017.

Download the EPA 2017 Year in Review


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Draft UN report says missing 1.5C warming target will multiply hunger, migration and conflict

It’s the most important climate science report of the year and the first draft contains a stern warning: missing the Paris deal’s 1.5C target means accepting suffering in communities around the world….

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The Irish Independent Reports on Ireland’s Waste Management Dilemma

A report from The Irish Independent analyses the implications of the recent refusal of plastic importation to China. Read ‘Chinese ban leaves us ‘on the brink’ of plastic waste crisis’ written by Kim …

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Origin Green Sustainable Sourcing

Launched in 2012, Origin Green is Ireland’s food and drink sustainability programme. It brings together the private sector, government, and food producers through Bord Bia, the Irish Food Board.


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SEAI Offers Solutions to High Energy Bills

1.7 million homes in Ireland could be eligible for new and increased home energy grants.

Up to €6,000 grant support now available for external wall insulation.

Over 370,000 homes in Ireland have…

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EPA launches National Waste Statistics Web Resource

The Environmental Protection Agency launched its new National Waste Statistics web resource

The new web resource provides:

One online location for national wa…

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