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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.

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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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EPA Secondary Schools ‘The Story of Your Stuff’ Competition

Following the success of last year’s competition, the EPA is once again running “The Story of Your Stuff” project for secondary schools.

It aims to get students thinking about the life cycle of pro…

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Minister Michael Creed announces CAP 2020 Consultation Process

Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed TD, has announced his intention to launch a public consultation process on the future of the Common Agricultural Policy (CAP) post 2020. Th…

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Ireland’s First National Adaptation Framework Published

Minister Naughten publisheD Ireland’s first statutory National Adaptation Framework (NAF) and announced funding for Local Authority Regional Climate Action Offices on January 19th.

The NAF sets out…

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Public Sector Conference on Energy Efficiency

A conference on energy efficiency within the public sector was attended by over 430 public sector delegates in UCD on January 18th. This was the second national conference focused specifically on driv…

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Climate-KIC Accelerator Programme

Sustainable Nation run the Dublin based Climate-KIC Accelerator Programme. This is an 18 month programme which supports clean-tech start ups grow their business ideas into something big.

With a foc…

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The Cool Planet Experience is Officially Launched by Richard Branson

On Wednesday the 10th of January, the Cool Planet Experience was officially launched by climate action advocate & business magnate Richard Branson in Powerscourt Estate, Wicklow.

Already a rene…

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Mintel Announces Five Global Packaging Trends for 2018

Mintel, the world’s leading market intelligence agency, has announced five trends set to impact the global packaging industry over the coming year.

In 2018:

Packaging will play a pivotal role …

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Save the Date – EU Green Week 2018 May 21-25

SAVE THE DATE for #EUGreenWeek 2018: 21-25 May!

Find out more about Green Cities for a Greener Future. Stay up to date and for more details in the coming weeks & months go to…

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