Resources

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  • Title: General Business Environmental Training

    General Business Environmental Training

    Presentation for training of staff on main areas of consumption & waste generation in businesses and methods of improving these areas.

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    Format: Guide 2016
  • Title: Fota Wildlife Park Case Study

    Fota Wildlife Park Case Study

    This study describes an environmental case study of Fota Wildlife Park, in County Cork, a significant tourist attraction. From 2011 to 2012, standard operational procedures were scrutinised to eliminate wastage, introduce resource efficiency & reduce potential pollution pathways. This 8 page case study, developed by Cork County Council describes the results. (Originally published in 2012).

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    Format: Case Studies 2016
  • 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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    Format: Guide 2016
  • 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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    Format: Guide 2016
  • 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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    Format: Guide 2016