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.

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  • Healthcare

    Recycling; Risk Waste

    Title: Cork University Hospital Maximising recycling and minimising healthcare risk waste in the theatre

    Cork University Hospital Maximising recycling and minimising healthcare risk waste in the theatre

    Case study outlining the steps taken by a hospital to implement a successful waste minimisation and segregation programme

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: The Dunamaise Arts Centre makes €3,400 savings

    The Dunamaise Arts Centre makes €3,400 savings

    Case study on the cost savings made by an arts centre through light management and the installation of efficient technology.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Printing

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention

    Title: Fine Print- GREEN PRINT & PACKAGING PROGRAMME

    Fine Print- GREEN PRINT & PACKAGING PROGRAMME

    Case study on the cost savings made by a print company through waste management, raw material optimisation and energy minimisation.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Food

    Energy Efficiency; Water Management

    Title: Pig Processor Could Reduce Cleaning Costs by €42,000

    Pig Processor Could Reduce Cleaning Costs by €42,000

    Case study on the savings made on the cost savings made by a pig processing plant through a reduction in the energy and water used during the cleaning process.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Fish processing

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Island Seafoods Ltd. Make Giant Steps Towards Sustainability

    Island Seafoods Ltd. Make Giant Steps Towards Sustainability

    Case Study on a fish processing plant focusing on managing electricity used for lighting and refrigeration through online monitoring and targeting big energy consumers.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Packaging

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Atlas Box and Crating Co. Ire Ltd. Save €12,300 Per Annum Though Better Efficiency

    Atlas Box and Crating Co. Ire Ltd. Save €12,300 Per Annum Though Better Efficiency

    Case study on a packaging company reducing environmental impacts while promoting sustainability with suppliers and customers.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • 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.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Water Minimisation in the Food and Drink Industry

    Water Minimisation in the Food and Drink Industry

    Business Resource Efficiency Guide to help companies in all sectors of the food and drink industry improve their water efficiency and consider a variety of water saving practices.

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    Format: Guide 2013
  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Water Efficiency and Self-Conducted Water Audits for Commercial and Institutional Facilities

    Water Efficiency and Self-Conducted Water Audits for Commercial and Institutional Facilities

    This guide aims to familiarise facility mangers with the concept of water efficiency, implementing a water efficiency program and identify opportunities in water efficiency programs

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    Format: Guide 2013