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.

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  • Business

    Cost Savings

    Title: Green Business Resource Efficiency Case Studies Book

    Green Business Resource Efficiency Case Studies Book

    Green Business Resource Efficiency Case Studies Book.

    17 Green Business Case Studies. Find out what Kerry Foods, Stillorgan Village, Slaney foods and Ballon Meats did to improve their Resource Efficiency (as well as many more businesses).

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    Format: Case Studies 2017
  • Title: Fota Wildlife Park Case Study

    Fota Wildlife Park Case Study

    This study describes an environmental case study of Fota Wildlife Park, in County Cork, a significant tourist attraction. From 2011 to 2012, standard operational procedures were scrutinised to eliminate wastage, introduce resource efficiency & reduce potential pollution pathways. This 8 page case study, developed by Cork County Council describes the results. (Originally published in 2012).

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    Format: Case Studies 2016
  • Business

    Energy; Energy Efficiency; Energy Management; Food Waste; Waste; Waste Prevention; Water; Water Management

    Title: Greening Your Business…how much can you save?”

    Greening Your Business…how much can you save?”

    This guide outlines several case studies that demonstrate a combined saving of over €700,000 made by companies across various industries while working with the Green Business Programme.

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    Format: Case Studies 2015
  • Retail

    Water Management

    Title: Water conservation study saves over €24,000 STILLORGAN VILLAGE, DUBLIN

    Water conservation study saves over €24,000 STILLORGAN VILLAGE, DUBLIN

    Case study on a the environmental policy established by a shopping centre and the resulting improved environmental performance and reduced operating costs.

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    Format: Case Studies 2014
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: The Dunamaise Arts Centre makes €3,400 savings

    The Dunamaise Arts Centre makes €3,400 savings

    Case study on the cost savings made by an arts centre through light management and the installation of efficient technology.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Food

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Lakeland Dairies case study

    Lakeland Dairies case study

    This cases study shows the potential benefits to Lakeland Dairies using the Green Business Programme outlining waste prevention and energy efficiency options.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Printing

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention

    Title: Fine Print- GREEN PRINT & PACKAGING PROGRAMME

    Fine Print- GREEN PRINT & PACKAGING PROGRAMME

    Case study on the cost savings made by a print company through waste management, raw material optimisation and energy minimisation.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Food

    Energy Efficiency; Water Management

    Title: Pig Processor Could Reduce Cleaning Costs by €42,000

    Pig Processor Could Reduce Cleaning Costs by €42,000

    Case study on the savings made on the cost savings made by a pig processing plant through a reduction in the energy and water used during the cleaning process.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Healthcare

    Food Waste

    Title: University Hospital Galway Food Waste Prevention Programme

    University Hospital Galway Food Waste Prevention Programme

    Case study examining the food waste reduction measures implemented by a hospital and the associated savings achieved

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    Format: Case Studies 2013