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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  • Behaviour; Food Waste; Organic Waste; Recycling; Waste

    Title: Segregate Your Waste Signage for Your Business

    Segregate Your Waste Signage for Your Business

    Download and print off signage for your business to indicate to staff what goes in what bin.

    Signs are provided for Recyclables, Food Waste and General Waste.

    The images will help staff identify what belongs where.

    Food Waste Recyclables General Waste

    Keywords: Link
    Format: Graphics 2017
  • Emissions; Food Waste; Resource Efficiency; Reuse; Risk Waste; Waste; Waste Prevention

    Title: EPA's National Waste Prevention Programme Annual Report for Ireland 2016

    EPA’s National Waste Prevention Programme Annual Report for Ireland 2016


    We are pleased to announce that the EPA NWPP has published the NWPP Annual Report for 2016 ‘Towards a Resource Efficient Ireland’.

    You can view and share the report electronically via the following link: http://www.epa.ie/pubs/reports/waste/prevention/reports/nwppannualreport2016.html

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 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
  • Business

    Waste; Waste Prevention

    Title: Recycle right! A guide for businesses

    Recycle right! A guide for businesses

    Sustainability Victoria has developed this guide to provide businesses with an overview of how to increase recycling in the workplace while reducing costs and environmental impacts.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Business

    Waste

    Title: Prevent & Save - Best practice guidelines in waste management for the Hospitality Industry

    Prevent & Save – Best practice guidelines in waste management for the Hospitality Industry

    Best Practice Guidelines in Waste Management for Hospitality Sector.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Business

    Waste

    Title: Prevent & Save - Best practice guidelines in waste management for offices

    Prevent & Save – Best practice guidelines in waste management for offices

    Best Practice Guidelines in Waste Management for office spaces.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency; Waste; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Changing Behaviour - Saving Resources

    Changing Behaviour – Saving Resources

    This guide provides information on the work carried out as part of the Galway Waste Prevention Programme. The guide also details areas in which businesses can improve environmental performance and includes a number of case studies.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 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