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Minister Announces Two New Projects to Tackle Food Waste

The Minister for Agriculture, Food and the Marine, Michael Creed T.D. announces that two projects will receive funding this year from his Department’s Rural Innovation and Development Fund, for initiatives aimed at reducing food waste generated by food businesses, retailer/wholesalers, or suppliers in rural areas. Following a Call for Proposals issued in July, the objective […]

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RTE Scoops Overall Prize at 2017 Pakman Awards

RTE was named the overall 2017 Pakman Award Winner at the third annual Pakman Awards. RTE is the National broadcaster with its headquarters based in Donnybrook.   RTE are aware of their responsibilities as a public service provider to ensure that they eliminate or minimise any negative environmental impacts relating to their business activity. Green […]

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Cork’s inaugural Reuse Republic event

A collaboration between the SMILE Resource Exchange and Cork County Council, Reuse Republic was a public event that brought together some of Cork’s best upcyclers, reuse initiatives and eco businesses. With an underlying message of Rethink Your Waste, Reuse Republic aimed to showcase just a snapshot of the businesses, support organisations and community initiatives, working […]

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SEAI Energy Awards Finalists Announced

Thirty organisations across eight categories have been shortlisted for the SEAI Energy Awards which encourage and reward excellence in energy management. Winners will be announced at the Gala Awards ceremony on November 9th.
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Reuse Republic Event County Hall Cork Monday 23rd October

Green Business was proud to partake in “Reuse Republic” as part of Reuse Month on Monday October 23rd. A collaboration between the SMILE Resource Exchange and Cork County Council, Reuse Republic was a public event that brought together some of Cork’s best upcyclers, reuse initiatives and eco businesses. With an underlying message of Rethink Your […]

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Tipperary Energy Agency Better Energy Communities Grant Scheme

  Better Energy Communities is an Energy Efficiency Grant Scheme available through the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) and administered by Tipperary Energy Agency in partnership with NTLP (North Tipperary Leader Partnership) Better Energy Communities grant aid is available: Up to 50% funding to community facilities – community halls, resource centres, schools, sports clubs […]

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Free Green Business Autumn Morning Seminars Tipperary

GREEN YOUR BUSINESS, REDUCE COSTS AND SUSTAIN YOUR BUSINESS FOR THE FUTURE Over the last 10 years the Green Business Programme has identified over €10 million worth of savings for businesses. Savings identified have ranged from €250,000 in one business to €2,500 in another.  Regardless of the size of the savings, the impacts of resource […]

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Pilot Grant Scheme for Dairy Farmers to Improve Energy Efficiency

A 2017 pilot grant scheme is available to help dairy farmers to reduce their energy costs. The pilot is a joint initiative from Teagasc and the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The grant covers 50% of installation costs of introducing Variable Speed Drive Technology (VSD) to vacuum pumps which has been proven to reduce […]

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