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

    Green Procurement; Waste Prevention

    Title: Waste Management Awareness Handbook

    Waste Management Awareness Handbook

    This guide advises staff working in the healthcare sector on awareness in waste management and reduce the health and safety risk associated with healthcare waste

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2011
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Unlocking the Benefits of Energy Efficiency

    Unlocking the Benefits of Energy Efficiency

    This report examines the importance of energy efficiency in business through sustainability and corporate social responsibility and the barriers and opportunities involved

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    Format: Report 2011
  • Government

    Food Waste

    Title: Guidelines on the Preparation of Food Waste Prevention Programmes

    Guidelines on the Preparation of Food Waste Prevention Programmes

    This guide advises on the establishment of a National Waste Prevention Program in developing strategies for biodegradable municipal waste

    Keywords: Download
    Format: Guide 2011
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Energy and the Environment SME Toolkit

    Energy and the Environment SME Toolkit

    This guide aims to cut business running costs with chapters on reducing energy, waste, water, transport costs and complying with environmental legislation.

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    Format: Guide 2011
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Economic Analysis of Residential and Small-Business Energy Efficiency Improvements

    Economic Analysis of Residential and Small-Business Energy Efficiency Improvements

    Handbook for householders and SME’s outlining potential cost saving benefits by reducing energy bills.

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    Format: Guide 2011
  • Construction

    Recycling; Reuse

    Title: Construction and demolition waste guide - recycling and re-use across the supply chain

    Construction and demolition waste guide – recycling and re-use across the supply chain

    The aim of this guide is to help develop effective markets for materials diverted or derived from the C&D waste stream.

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    Format: Guide 2011
  • Food

    Energy Efficiency; Waste Prevention; Water Management

    Title: Benchmarking Resource Efficiency in Irish Dairy Processing

    Benchmarking Resource Efficiency in Irish Dairy Processing

    This study examines the sustainability performance of Irish dairy processing sector, identify plants with superior performance and encourage those with scope for improvement.

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    Format: Report 2011
  • Hospitality

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Successful Energy Efficiency Technologies integration in SME Hotels

    Successful Energy Efficiency Technologies integration in SME Hotels

    This report provides examples of best practices in the hotel sector regarding the integration of energy efficiency solutions

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    Format: Guide 2011
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Management Handbook

    Energy Management Handbook

    This booklet teaches SME’s how to establish energy management system, explains concepts and procedures of an energy audit and introduces methods of energy efficiency diagnostics, technologies and best practices

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    Format: Guide 2011