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.

To download any document just scroll over the graphic, click on the Read More button and click on the graphic.

  • National

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Towards a Resource Efficient Ireland

    Towards a Resource Efficient Ireland

    Highlight the key role for the programme in delivering on national priorities on competitiveness and green growth.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2015
  • Retail

    Cost Savings

    Title: Top Tips for material and energy use (Supermarkets)

    Top Tips for material and energy use (Supermarkets)

    This Guide offers some simple but cost effective actions to help reduce energy bills (Retail).

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Agriculture

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Agriculture & Horticulture: Introducing energy saving opportunities for farmers and growers

    Agriculture & Horticulture: Introducing energy saving opportunities for farmers and growers

    A guide on energy efficiency in the agriculture & horticulture sector, broken down into the main energy consuming areas. Also includes typical & best practice benchmarks for a number of agricultural sub-sectors.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Business

    Behaviour; Resource Efficiency

    Title: Quick Guide to Changing Behaviour

    Quick Guide to Changing Behaviour

    A factsheet highlighting the importance of staff awareness with regards to resource efficiency & ways of encouraging staff to participate.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Manufacturing

    Energy Efficiency; Resource Efficiency

    Title: Top Tips for material and energy use (Manufacturing)

    Top Tips for material and energy use (Manufacturing)

    This Guide offers some simple but cost effective actions to help reduce energy bills (Manufacturing)

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2015
  • Business

    Resource Efficiency

    Title: The opportunities to business of improving resource efficiency

    The opportunities to business of improving resource efficiency

    This study forms part of the Commission’s on-going analysis of the opportunities to be gained from improving resource efficiency and how best to help businesses realise the potential economic, as well as environmental and social benefit.

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    Format: Report 2015
  • Business

    Environmental Performance

    Title: The Green Business Plan Guide

    The Green Business Plan Guide

    This guide is intended to provide a basic overview of how you can create a strong business plan that highlights not only the economic potential of your enterprise, but also the environmental and social benefits it will create.

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    Format: Guide 2015
  • Construction

    Eco Design

    Title: Target Zero Guidance on design and construction of sustainable office buildings

    Target Zero Guidance on design and construction of sustainable office buildings

    Provides guidance on the design and construction of sustainable, low and zero carbon buildings in the UK.

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    Format: Guide 2015
  • Construction

    Eco Design

    Title: Smart buildings people and performance

    Smart buildings people and performance

    Provides guidance on the design and construction of sustainable, low and zero carbon buildings in the UK.

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    Format: Guide 2015