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  • Fish processing

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Atlantis Foods Water Management Case Study

    Atlantis Foods Water Management Case Study

    This project aimed at reducing water usage at a seafood manufacturing plant. Savings of up to €3000 per annum were made.

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    Format: Case Studies 2006
  • Food

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Diageo Dundalk Case Study

    Diageo Dundalk Case Study

    The goal of this project was to install a production scale membrane filtration plant in the filtration centre of the Dundalk brewery for the purposes of recovering spent caustic for reuse in the plant.

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    Format: Case Studies 2006
  • Business

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Galco Steel Case Study

    Galco Steel Case Study

    This project at a hot dip galvanising plant originally aimed to investigate the feasibility of an acid recovery process

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    Format: Case Studies 2006
  • Hospitality

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Development of a CP programme for the Irish Hotel Industry - Greening Irish Hotels

    Development of a CP programme for the Irish Hotel Industry – Greening Irish Hotels

    The project aim was to develop and introduce a Cleaner Production Programme for Irish Hotels, incorporating Cleaner Production (CP) audits, identification of CP opportunities, and assistance with development of CP programmes.

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    Format: Case Studies 2006
  • Manufacturing

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Millipore Case Study

    Millipore Case Study

    The original objective of this project was to implement membrane technology to recover solvents as well as ultra pure water, from specific process streams, for reuse in production.

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    Format: Case Studies 2006
  • Manufacturing

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Schiedel Chimney Systems Case Study

    Schiedel Chimney Systems Case Study

    This project was to redesign the chimney system to produce a factory assembled ‘Storey High’ product rather than supplying the chimney system in component kit form.

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    Format: Case Studies 2006
  • Manufacturing

    Waste Prevention

    Title: Sturdy Products Case Study

    Sturdy Products Case Study

    In this project the supply of Sturdy Products primary raw material – polyethylene powder – was moved from being in disposable 20 kg bags to 1,000 kg reusable bulk containers.

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    Format: Case Studies 2006
  • Manufacturing

    Waste Prevention

    Title: True Temper Case Study

    True Temper Case Study

    This project involved the investigation, piloting and implementation of a switch from carbon steel, the current raw material for blade manufacture, to boron steel. €50,000 pa savings.

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    Format: Case Studies 2006
  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Water Efficiency Guide: Office and Public Buildings

    Water Efficiency Guide: Office and Public Buildings

    Guidelines providing an introduction to the technical and behavioral opportunities that exist in office and public buildings for reducing water consumption and increasing water reuse. Benchmarks that have been developed from a national sample of building water consumption in Australia are provided.

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    Format: Guide 2006