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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  • Food

    Food Waste

    Title: Your guide to sustainable business in food

    Your guide to sustainable business in food

    The Guide aims to help those food processing and food manufacturing businesses that are new to, or in the early stages of, considering the environmental sustainability of the business and incorporating the right level of sustainability into business.

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    Format: Guide 2012
  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Water Valuation: Building the Business Case

    Water Valuation: Building the Business Case

    This report aims to demonstrate the business case for companies to engage in water valuation and is supported by a review of business case studies that illustrate why and how different companies have carried out water valuation.

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    Format: Guide 2012
  • Government

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Tips and Advice on How to Create an Efficient Waste Prevention Programme

    Tips and Advice on How to Create an Efficient Waste Prevention Programme

    Guide detailing the establishment and monitoring of a waste prevention program with outlines of obligations and opportunities, methodology and examples of success

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    Format: Guide 2012
  • 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

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    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.

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    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,

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    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

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    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

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    Format: Report 2012