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Sustainability

Our Invitation to use this Toolkit The Wheel, in association with the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), has created an online toolkit for communities across Ireland. This toolkit aims to support local communities across Ireland to awaken an awareness, deepen understanding and activate participation in sustainable development with a view to living better by using less.[…]

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Eastern-Midlands Waste Region

The Eastern-Midlands Waste Region (EMWR) in one of Ireland’s three waste management regions. The EMWR spans an area equal to one fifth the total area of the country and serves approximately half the national population, over 2.2 million people. The urban/rural population split in 81%/19%, however in some local authority areas within the region there[…]

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Zero Waste Europe

Zero Waste Europe is leading a fast-growing movement of communities, local leaders, businesses, experts, influencers and other “change agents” working towards the same vision: eliminating waste in our society. Since 2011 European Zero Waste groups have been collaborating on a voluntary basis organising events, and building off of the work done by the European members[…]

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Zero Waste Alliance Ireland

Can you imagine a world of zero waste? All around the world, Cities, towns and companies – have already adopted that target. The journey has begun and we’re all taking steps towards zero. Zero Waste Alliance Ireland (ZWAI) is a campaigning organization focused on changing consumer behavour – Affluenza, Waste Management Policies and practice to achieve[…]

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Energy efficiency tips for small businesses

Here are some of the ‘Top Tips’ to help Irish SME businesses conserve energy and make savings from http://greenbusiness.ie Switch off and plug out machines such as computers, printers and kettles when not in use (i.e when leaving the office in the evening). Install Compact Flourescent Lightbulbs (CFLs), as these bulbs use only a small fraction[…]