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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  • Government

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Preparing a Waste Prevention Programme

    Preparing a Waste Prevention Programme

    This guide clarifies the important concepts in the establishment of a National Waste Prevention program for national, regional and local authorities and options for a specific waste type and administrative level

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2012
  • Agriculture

    Food Waste; Organic Waste

    Title: Market Report on Irish Organic Waste Management and Compost Use

    Market Report on Irish Organic Waste Management and Compost Use

    Report presenting data from sectors using composting products in relation to awareness, barriers to use and quantifying use by sector.

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2012
  • Government

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Guidelines on Waste Prevention Programmes

    Guidelines on Waste Prevention Programmes

    This guide advises EU member states on the establishment of a National Waste Prevention program by documenting national and regional examples, framework for implementation and policy options

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    Format: Guide 2012
  • Waste Sector

    Food Waste

    Title: Food and Garden Organics Best Practice Collection Manual

    Food and Garden Organics Best Practice Collection Manual

    This Manual addresses each step in the consideration, planning and implementation of an organics collection scheme,

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2012
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Performance Optimisation Guide

    Energy Performance Optimisation Guide

    This guide describes how to develop, quantify, implement and measure energy performance solutions in a commercial office space

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2012
  • Government

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy in Ireland

    Energy in Ireland

    This report examines energy trends since 1990, discusses the underlying factors and relates trends to Government and EU targets to inform and document progression

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Report 2012
  • Retail

    Energy Efficiency; Refrigeration

    Title: Chilling Energy Costs - A guide to implementing energy saving opportunities for independent retailers in Northern Ireland

    Chilling Energy Costs – A guide to implementing energy saving opportunities for independent retailers in Northern Ireland

    This UK guide gives information on opportunities to reduce energy spend on refrigeration in the retail sector.

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    Format: Guide 2012
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Better Business Guide to Saving Energy

    Better Business Guide to Saving Energy

    This guide shows how to identify measures where energy and cost savings can be made with little or no cost.

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    Format: Guide 2012
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Managing your utilities to reduce costs and improve your environmental performance

    Managing your utilities to reduce costs and improve your environmental performance

    This fact sheet is aimed at helping you to manage your utilities. It provides you with top tips on managing your utilities quickly, easily and at low or no cost. Implementing many small changes can be just as effective as one big one, and may cost less to carry out.

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    Format: Guide 2011