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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  • Title: Food Waste Prevention in the Workplace

    Food Waste Prevention in the Workplace

    This short leaflet gives some information to businesses about how to prevent food waste in the workplace and their obligations under the Food Waste Regulations. PDF, 1 page (English and Irish), 800KB. (Originally published in 2014).

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    Format: Guide 2016
  • Title: Event Manager's Resource Pack

    Event Manager’s Resource Pack

    This event manager’s resource pack shows how an event can be organised in an environmentally friendly way in four simple steps: 1. Develop a Green Plan, 2. Get the message out, 3. Follow a checklist, 4. Involve the exhibitors. PDF, 4 pages, 1.1MB. (Originally published in 2013).

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    Format: Guide 2016
  • Title: Energy Saving Opportunities for Business

    Energy Saving Opportunities for Business

    Presentation style handout detailing benefits of energy management in businesses & methods of assessing energy consumption. PDF, 16 slides, 1.3 MB (Originally published in 2010).

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    Format: Online Guide 2016
  • Title: Energy Management Actions Checklist

    Energy Management Actions Checklist

    Checklist of actions required to develop a suitable energy management system.

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    Format: Guide 2016
  • Title: Energy Conservation in the Home

    Energy Conservation in the Home

    Galway County Council has produced this leaflet to promote energy conservation in the home. This leaflet gives advice on space heating, hot water, lighting, appliances and cooking. In English and Irish. 1 page, PDF, 178KB. (Originally published in 2013).

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  • Title: Composting: A Household Guide

    Composting: A Household Guide

    This guide on composting for householders was produced by Clean Technology Centre for Stop Food Waste. The guide gives detailed information on why to compost, the biology and essential elements, what can and cannot be composted, the different types of composting types including: bins, heaps, tumblers, turning systems, food burial, digestion cones, bokashi, mormeries, high tech systems, grasscycling, mulching. PDF, 32 pages, 8MB. (Originally published in 2012).

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  • Title: A Guide to Running Green Meetings and Events

    A Guide to Running Green Meetings and Events

    Developed by Clean Technology Centre and HSC for Failte Ireland; this guide details the main elements of a green meeting or event, how to facilitate and run them, and how to implement an environmental management system. PDF, 54 pages, 1.8MB. (Originally published in 2012).

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  • Energy

    Title: Global Energy

    Global Energy

    Global Energy Key Findings Summary for Policy Makers, Technical Summary.

    The Global Energy Assessment (GEA) explored options to transform energy systems that simultaneously address a number of challenges. A broad range of resources and technologies were assessed, as well as policy options that can be combined to create pathways 2 to energy for a sustainable future.

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  • Title: Our Sustainable Future - a framework for sustainable development in Ireland

    Our Sustainable Future – a framework for sustainable development in Ireland

    Our Sustainable Future – a framework for sustainable development in Ireland

    Our Sustainable Future sets out the challenges facing us and how we might address them in making sure that quality of life and general wellbeing can be improved and sustained in the decades to come. It also charts progress achieved since sustainable development became the global focus of attention over twenty years ago and the roles played by the United Nations (UN) and the European Union (EU) in which we have been active participants in advancing the environmental and sustainable development agendas here as elsewhere. Ultimately, the challenge is down to us, our success or failure will be a function of the degree to which we value our natural environment and are prepared to protect it.

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    Format: Guide 2016