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.

You can also refine the results to select Irish resources and you can sort by date.

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  • Food Waste

    Title: Pack Your Own Lunch

    Pack Your Own Lunch

    Save time, money and often food.

    Keywords: Link
    Format: Graphics 2017
  • Food Waste

    Title: Food Waste's Secret

    Food Waste’s Secret

    When you waste food you also waste energy, water and resources it took to put it on your plate.

    Keywords: Link
    Format: Graphics 2017
  • Food Waste

    Title: It's the Truth

    It’s the Truth

    Ireland generates over 1 million tonnes of food waste every year!

    Keywords: Link
    Format: Graphics 2017
  • Food Waste

    Title: Avoid Disposable

    Avoid Disposable

    Use refillable drinking bottle or regular glass.

    Keywords: Link
    Format: Graphics 2017
  • Food Waste

    Title: Use the Right Bin

    Use the Right Bin

    Avoid putting food waste in the recycle bin.

    Keywords: Link
    Format: Graphics 2017
  • 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.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Case Studies 2015
  • Food

    Emissions; Energy; Food Waste; Waste; Water

    Title: An Initial Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Grocery Products

    An Initial Assessment of the Environmental Impact of Grocery Products

    This report provides an estimation of the total environmental impact of over 200 grocery products; including related GHG emissions, embedded energy, water footprint, material input & consumer waste.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2015
  • Food

    Food Waste; Waste Prevention

    Title: Opportunities for Resource Efficiency in the Food & Drink Sector

    Opportunities for Resource Efficiency in the Food & Drink Sector

    This report analyses the results of a number of waste prevention reviews across companies belonging to the Food & Drink Federation (FDF). The report also details a number of recommendations to improve efficiency.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2015
  • Healthcare

    Food Waste

    Title: St. Michael’s Hospital Food Waste Prevention Programme Overview

    St. Michael’s Hospital Food Waste Prevention Programme Overview

    Case study outlining the key measures implemented to achieve reduction of quantity of food waste and increase the nutrition of patients.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Case Studies 2013