Galway Green Leaf City – Water Themed Events

Irish Water, working in partnership with Galway City Council, have organised water themed events over the month of November to celebrate Galway City’s designation as European Green Leaf City 2017….

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Statement from Minister on conclusion of Citizens’ Assembly discussions on Climate Change

​Statement from Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten TD following conclusion of the Citizens’ Assembly discussions on ‘How the State can make Ireland a leader in …

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Coffee Cup Levy Considered to Reduce Waste

A new so-called ‘latte levy’ is being considered for Ireland whereby each disposable cup for takeaway hot beverages will be subject to a 10-15c additional cost.

The levy would operate on a basis co…

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Donegal County Council Achieves Improved Energy Performance

This year alone Donegal County Council has achieved savings in the region of €14,000 in electricity usage in the Council’s 5 public service centres and in the County House in Lifford representing …

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Minister Announces Two New Projects to Tackle Food Waste

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. announces that two projects will receive funding this year from his Department’s Rural Innovation and Development Fund, for initia…

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RTE Scoops Overall Prize at 2017 Pakman Awards

RTE was named the overall 2017 Pakman Award Winner at the third annual Pakman Awards. RTE is the National broadcaster with its headquarters based in Donnybrook.


RTE are aware of their…

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Cork’s inaugural Reuse Republic event

A collaboration between the SMILE Resource Exchange and Cork County Council, Reuse Republic was a public event that brought together some of Cork’s best upcyclers, reuse initiatives and eco businesses…

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Sustainability Ireland Magazine Issue 9

Take a look at the latest issue of Sustainability Ireland Magazine online here

This issue features an article on Green Business.


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SEAI Energy Awards Finalists Announced

Thirty organisations across eight categories have been shortlisted for the SEAI Energy Awards which encourage and reward excellence in energy management. Winners will be announced at the Gala Awards c…

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Reuse Republic Event County Hall Cork Monday 23rd October

Green Business was proud to partake in “Reuse Republic” as part of Reuse Month on Monday October 23rd. A collaboration between the SMILE Resource Exchange and Cork County Council, Reuse Republic was a…

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