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

    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
  • Agriculture

    Resource Efficiency; Waste Prevention

    Title: National Waste Prevention Programme Annual Report 2014

    National Waste Prevention Programme Annual Report 2014

    National Waste Prevention Programme Annual Report 2014.

    Waste Prevention is a critical part of resource efficiency and addresses not just ‘waste’ but wastage of
    resources in the broadest terms. Reducing inefficient or inappropriate use of raw materials and
    resources clearly offers a more sustainable path to prosperity and reduces environmental impact.
    Prevention of waste is at the pinnacle of the waste hierarchy and may be achieved through reducing the
    overall demand for goods and services and/or by imposing production efficiency through using less (or at
    least less harmful) materials throughout the life-cycle of a product or service.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Industry

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: CG Power Systems reducing energy consumption and costs

    CG Power Systems reducing energy consumption and costs

    In this video, including an interview with James McMahon, Managing Director, CG Power Systems Ireland outlines how the company became involved with Green Business, the process of the activities and the significant benefits that were accrued.

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    Format: Video 2014
  • Construction

    Resource Efficiency

    Title: Zero Waste South Australia industry case studies

    Zero Waste South Australia industry case studies

    Series of short case studies from several sectors from Zero Waste SA’s Industry Program that helps companies take a more sustainable approach to their waste management and resource use to improve results on their triple bottom line of financial, environmental and social returns.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Business

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Galco Steel Case Study

    Galco Steel Case Study

    This project at a hot dip galvanising plant originally aimed to investigate the feasibility of an acid recovery process

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    Format: Case Studies 2006