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.

You can also refine the results to select Irish resources and you can sort by date.

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  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Water Conservation and Reuse Strategy for Ireland

    Water Conservation and Reuse Strategy for Ireland

    This report establishes the present situation of Irelands water resources and highlights conservation and reuse strategies

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    Format: Report 2005
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency; Resource Efficiency

    Title: Ecological Footprint Analysis of SMEs Within the Mid-West Region

    Ecological Footprint Analysis of SMEs Within the Mid-West Region

    This report aims to identify the scale of SMEs environmental impact and to demonstrate how this information can be used to calculate the ecological footprint of an individual SME.

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    Format: Report 2005
  • Packaging

    Solvent Management; Waste Prevention

    Title: Alert Packaging Case Sudy

    Alert Packaging Case Sudy

    This case study shows how Alert Packaging achieved a 30% reduction in solvent usage and an 85% reduction in plastic film sent to landfill.

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    Format: Case Studies 2004
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Improve Energy Efficiency in Office Buildings

    Improve Energy Efficiency in Office Buildings

    This guide highlights the effect of commercial buildings on a business’s environmental footprint and raising energy-efficient measures that reduce cost and improve productivity

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    Format: Guide 2004
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Efficiency Toolkit for SME's

    Energy Efficiency Toolkit for SME’s

    This toolkit explains how to analyse an energy system step-by-step, how to identify energy consumption for different areas of the company, to set a baseline for continuous monitoring, identify areas of improvement and to provide guidance on eliminating weakness

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    Format: Guide 2004
  • Business

    Water Management

    Title: Economic Analysis of Water Use in Ireland

    Economic Analysis of Water Use in Ireland

    This report is to make use of existing and readily available data to provide an initial overview of the economic benefits and costs associated with the utilisation of water resources in Ireland

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    Format: Report 2004
  • Business

    Energy Efficiency

    Title: Building Energy Manager's Resource Guide

    Building Energy Manager’s Resource Guide

    This guide advises building energy managers on the benefits of resource efficiency from energy consumption monitoring and potential technical solutions

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    Format: Guide 2004
  • Business

    Solvent Management

    Title: Reducing solvent use by good housekeeping

    Reducing solvent use by good housekeeping

    This guide updates and replaces Good Housekeeping measures for solvents (GG28). It provides good housekeeping measures that are practical and affordable.

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    Format: Guide 2003
  • Business

    Auditing; Energy Efficiency

    Title: Energy Efficiency Auditing

    Energy Efficiency Auditing

    This guide outlines the techniques required when undertaking an energy audit, the environmental and economic benefits with data collection analyses for self evaluation

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    Format: Guide 2003