Resources

This section of the green business website allows you to download, for free, many useful resources to help your company become more resource efficient. These include reports, guidebooks, case studies and so on.

You can browse through these, search for the resource that you want or refine by subject/topic, sector and/or format.

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  • Business

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Spotlight on Waste Prevention: EPA's Program to Reduce Solid Waste at the Source

    Spotlight on Waste Prevention: EPA’s Program to Reduce Solid Waste at the Source

    This report explains the advantages of waste reduction at source with a guide detailing waste prevention methods and benefits documented from consumers, government and industry.

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    Format: Report 1995
  • Construction

    Recycling; Reuse

    Title: Construction and Demolition Waste Management

    Construction and Demolition Waste Management

    This guide advises the construction and demolition industry on the recycling or reuse of waste material.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2002
  • Business

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Waste at Work: Prevention Strategies for the Bottom Line

    Waste at Work: Prevention Strategies for the Bottom Line

    Guide presenting solutions in waste reduction and cost savings by offering solutions and case studies of cost reduction and improved operation.

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    Format: Guide 2002
  • Business

    Auditing; Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Efficiency Auditing

    Energy Efficiency Auditing

    This guide outlines the techniques required when undertaking an energy audit, the environmental and economic benefits with data collection analyses for self evaluation

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    Format: Guide 2003
  • Business

    Solvent Management

    Title: Reducing solvent use by good housekeeping

    Reducing solvent use by good housekeeping

    This guide updates and replaces Good Housekeeping measures for solvents (GG28). It provides good housekeeping measures that are practical and affordable.

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    Format: Guide 2003
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Building Energy Manager's Resource Guide

    Building Energy Manager’s Resource Guide

    This guide advises building energy managers on the benefits of resource efficiency from energy consumption monitoring and potential technical solutions

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2004
  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Economic Analysis of Water Use in Ireland

    Economic Analysis of Water Use in Ireland

    This report is to make use of existing and readily available data to provide an initial overview of the economic benefits and costs associated with the utilisation of water resources in Ireland

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    Format: Report 2004
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Efficiency Toolkit for SME's

    Energy Efficiency Toolkit for SME’s

    This toolkit explains how to analyse an energy system step-by-step, how to identify energy consumption for different areas of the company, to set a baseline for continuous monitoring, identify areas of improvement and to provide guidance on eliminating weakness

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    Format: Guide 2004
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Improve Energy Efficiency in Office Buildings

    Improve Energy Efficiency in Office Buildings

    This guide highlights the effect of commercial buildings on a business’s environmental footprint and raising energy-efficient measures that reduce cost and improve productivity

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    Format: Guide 2004