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 Efficiency

    Title: Energy Efficiency for Business

    Energy Efficiency for Business

    Handbook establishing the drivers for energy consumption in business, highlighting of potential improvements and analyses of the domestic energy market.

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    Format: Guide 2013
  • Business

    Green Economy; Resource Efficiency

    Title: A Guide to Eco-innovation for SME's and Business Coaches

    A Guide to Eco-innovation for SME’s and Business Coaches

    This guide overviews emerging business opportunities eco-innovation has to offer to companies that reconsider business models, develop new products, technologies and services or improve production processes.

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    Format: Guide 2013
  • Healthcare

    Food Waste

    Title: St. Michael’s Hospital Food Waste Prevention Programme Overview

    St. Michael’s Hospital Food Waste Prevention Programme Overview

    Case study outlining the key measures implemented to achieve reduction of quantity of food waste and increase the nutrition of patients.

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    Format: Case Studies 2013
  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Implementing a Water Minimisation Programme: A complete guide for organisations in Scotland

    Implementing a Water Minimisation Programme: A complete guide for organisations in Scotland

    This guide aims to take an organization through a step-by-step programme of improvement. It looks at assessing the baseline through data collection exercises, provides some technological solutions to common water issues, presents information on how to collate data and describes how to implement a successful water minimization action plan and programme.

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    Format: Guide 2012
  • Green Economy

    Title: Delivering Our Green Potential

    Delivering Our Green Potential

    This is a Government Policy Statement on Growth and Employment in the Green Economy.

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    Format: Guide 2012
  • Food

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Food and drink sector case study 2

    Food and drink sector case study 2

    This cases study shows the potential benefits (€50,000) of using the Green Business Programme outlining waste prevention and energy efficiency options in the food sector.

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    Format: Case Studies 2012
  • Food

    Energy Efficiency; Water Management

    Title: Food and drink sector case study

    Food and drink sector case study

    This cases study shows the potential benefits (€289,000) of using the Green Business Programme outlining waste prevention and energy efficiency options in the food sector.

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    Format: Case Studies 2012
  • Hospitality

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Resource Efficiency in the Hospitality Sector - Case Studies

    Resource Efficiency in the Hospitality Sector – Case Studies

    This case study booklet details the savings made by a number of Irish hotels through resource efficiency actions

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    Format: Case Studies 2012
  • Dairy

    Energy Efficiency; Water Management

    Title: Carbery Resource Efficiency Case Study

    Carbery Resource Efficiency Case Study

    This cases study shows the potential benefits of using the Green Business Programme outlining energy and water savings in the food sector.

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    Format: Case Studies 2012