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28 Feb 2017
Fifth of food lost to over-eating and waste
Efforts to reduce the billions of tonnes lost could improve global food security – ensuring everyone has access to a safe, affordable, nutritious diet – and help prevent damage to the environment  »

28 Feb 2017
Changes to food packaging and labels could save UK homes £1 billion annually
Around 2 million tonnes of food is thrown away from households due to ‘not being used in time’, and for a third of this, the date label is cited as a factor. Giving consumers longer to make use of the food they buy has the potential to significantly reduce household food waste.  »

28 Feb 2017
Discover Energy Saving Solutions at SEAI’s Energy Show
The annual two-day free event brings together 160 exhibitors of sustainable energy technologies and services. It is a must for those interested in staying up to speed on developments and innovations in the sustainable energy sector.  »

28 Feb 2017
Workshop on Corporate Natural Capital Accounting
this practical workshop to find out how the Corporate Natural Capital Accounting (CNCA) system was used to integrate financial values for carbon sequestration and recreation, and non-financial values for biodiversity, into a natural capital asset index and balance sheets for Forest Enterprise England.  »

27 Feb 2017
Time is right for cleantech firms to meet demand for carbon-reducing technologies
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27 Feb 2017
Tracking marine and riverine litter – new recommendations published
Marine litter is a threat to both the marine ecosystem and human activities. Two new JRC reports provide recommendations and guidance to EU Member States on how to monitor and identify sources of litter that reach the seas.  »

27 Feb 2017
New application for tracking invasive alien species with your smartphone
This app is developed by the Joint Research Centre, the in-house science service of the European Commission. Its aim is to enable the general public (amateurs and professionals) to receive and share information about Invasive Alien Species (IAS) in Europe.  »

27 Feb 2017
City of Galway to be launched as European Green Leaf 2017
Galway was awarded the appointment in June last year, beating off competition from Mikkeli in Finland and Cornellà de Llobregat in Spain, but the status will receive a formal launch in City Hall on Wednesday March 1, 2017.  »

27 Feb 2017
Transitioning to Green in our cities
many cities around the world are using innovative measures to tackle these issues, which both increase their resilience in the face of climate change and also provide recreational, educational and healthy spaces for their inhabitants  »

27 Feb 2017
2017 – The Year of Sustainable Tourism
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27 Feb 2017
Cameras to be introduced to monitor green bin waste
A pilot scheme aimed at detecting people who persistently abuse free waste recycling by putting black bin rubbish, for which there is a charge, into their green bins is to be tested shortly on some 12,000 householders in Fingal, Co Dublin.  »

27 Feb 2017
Focus on Energy - Workshop
These workshop will focus on energy and will show hotels and hospitality businesses how they can reduce their costs through better measurement, securing grant aid, avoiding poor supplier offers.  »

24 Feb 2017
Identifying lean and high-potential start-ups with Ash Maurya
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23 Feb 2017
EU GPP News Alert February 2017
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23 Feb 2017
GMIT's 7th Annual International Construction Management Conference
Topics: Managing growth for a sustainable future, New technologies & innovation, Brexit, Safety issues, Public contract changes & more Venue: GMIT (Dublin Road) Galway, 7 March (all day)  »

23 Feb 2017
An online introduction to patent searching
It is designed specifically as an online event spread over four sessions where participants will receive a thorough grounding in the patent system and in patent searching in particular.  »

23 Feb 2017
Next phase of Tellus – geological mapping project
The next phase of Tellus – a geological mapping project which collects geophysical and geochemical data is set to ‘take off’ over counties Mayo and Donegal in early March  »

23 Feb 2017
Enterprise Excellence Ireland 2017
On the 31st of May Ireland Will Play Host To Europes Leading Lean Management/Six Sigma event  »

23 Feb 2017
Castletownbere Fisherman’s Co-operative Society won the top accolade ‘Green Business of the Year’
Seafood Wins out at Green Awards 2017 as Ireland's Largest Fishermans Co-op Wins Overall 'Green Business of the Year' Award  »

23 Feb 2017
South East Micro Food Export Initiative
The South East Mirco Food Export Initiative is open to all Local Enterprise Office food clients in the South East Region, which consists of Tipperary, Wexford, Waterford, Kilkenny and Carlow.  »

23 Feb 2017
EESI 2020 final report: Energy Performance Contracting – Modernising Buildings with Guarantee
This report presents the results of the project, including useful recommendations and lessons learned.  »

23 Feb 2017
Greener DIY - New Booklet
NEW Greener Home Hints Guide from SRWMO  »

22 Feb 2017
Commission takes Ireland to Court for failure to upgrade waste water treatment infrastructure
The European Commission is taking Ireland to the Court of Justice of the EU for its failure to ensure that urban waste water in 38 agglomerations across the country is adequately collected and treated to prevent serious risks to human health and the environment.  »

22 Feb 2017
Minister Creed addresses the delegates of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change
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22 Feb 2017
New technology to revolutionise energy from poultry manure market
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22 Feb 2017
SEAI launches interactive data tool on Ireland’s energy trends
Energy data portal of particular interest to researchers, students and policymakers  »

22 Feb 2017
EPA Celebrates 20 Years in The Glen, Monaghan
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14 Feb 2017
Career-FIT: Career Development Fellowships in the National Technology Centre Programme
ENTERPRISE IRELAND invites applicants to its new Marie Sklodowska-Curie cofunded trans-national programme that offers an opportunity for experienced researchers to develop their careers in market focused applied research in Ireland’s Technology Centres, with an enterprise secondment (of 6-12 months in an Enterprise Ireland client company) during the Fellowship (of 36 months).  »

14 Feb 2017
Coveney launches public consultation on a proposal to ban microbeads
The Minister for Housing, Planning, Community and Local Government, Simon Coveney, T.D., invites submissions, observations and comments on a proposal to legislate for the prohibition of the sale, manufacture and import of certain cosmetics, personal care products and detergents containing plastic microbeads. The objective of this public consultation process is to invite stakeholders to feed into the consultative process in relation to the proposed legislation.  »

14 Feb 2017
Local Enterprise Week set to inspire and motivate thousands of entrepreneurs and small business owners nationwide
14,500 small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs expected to attend over 380 events during Local Enterprise Week in March  »

14 Feb 2017
Carbery makes good on its Green 50 pledge
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14 Feb 2017
The EPA calls on Secondary Schools to tell - The Story of Your Stuff www.thestoryofyourstuff.ie
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14 Feb 2017
2016 A year of progress – and challenges ahead that require input of all sectors and all citizens
This report outlines the objectives and achievements of the EPA in 2016.  »

14 Feb 2017
Applauding Business Excellence
Cork Chamber’s Company of the Year Awards 2017. Dairygold wins Cork Company of the Year Award 2017  »

14 Feb 2017
Macra Na Feirme 2017 #OriginGreen #ItStartsHere Photo Competition
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14 Feb 2017
Food Industry Doubles Green Targets, Bord Bia
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14 Feb 2017
Duncan Stewart to launch initiative at GMIT Mayo campus
The Campus Sustainability Statement was developed by a research group working on an interdisciplinary research project on Education for Sustainable Development and has been formally adopted by the staff and management of the campus.  »

08 Feb 2017
EPA Research 208: Freshwater Ecosystem Services – An Introduction for Stakeholders (ESManage Project)
The objective of this project is to harness the knowledge and tools required to embed an appreciation of ecosystem services and the ecosystems services approach into policy and decision-making for sustainable management of water resources, as required by the Water Framework Directive  »

08 Feb 2017
Consumers' Frequently Asked Questions (FAQS) on Copyright
The Summary Report provides a horizontal synthesis of these answers, and highlights relevant differences between national laws.  »

07 Feb 2017
Phase 3 of BETTER Farm Beef Programme Launched
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07 Feb 2017
Shaping the relationship to the soil
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07 Feb 2017
Revised EU Ecolabel criteria published by the European Commission on 2nd of February
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07 Feb 2017
National Biodiversity Action Plan Public Consultation: Extended Deadline for Submissions
The new extended closing date for submissions is 4 PM on Thursday, 9th February, 2017.  »

07 Feb 2017
Environmental Implementation Review: new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy
Improving the application of EU rules on waste management, nature and biodiversity, air quality, water quality and management.  »

07 Feb 2017
Improving the implementation of European environmental policy
The Commission today adopted the Environmental Implementation Review; a new way to help Member States apply EU rules benefits citizens, administrations and economy  »

06 Feb 2017
477 kg of municipal waste generated per person in the EU
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06 Feb 2017
DkIT to train Europe’s next generation of scientists to investigate the effects of storms on water quality
It brings together expertise in lake physics, biogeochemistry, microbiology, algal biology, and computer modelling to train a cohort of twelve young researchers to investigate the effects of these climatic events on lake and reservoir water quality.  »

06 Feb 2017
Irish Water begins site selection process for new Regional Biosolids Storage Facility for greater Dublin
New storage capacity needed to facilitate future economic and social growth. Submissions or observations on the project are invited: By phone: 1890 44 55 67 By email: biosolids@water.ie By post: Biosolids Consultation, Irish Water, Colvill House, 24-26 Talbot Street, Dublin 1, Ireland.  »

06 Feb 2017
SEAI Supported Over €130 million in Energy Upgrades in 2016
Almost €5 million provided to innovative renewable and ocean energy RD&D  »

06 Feb 2017
National Manufacturing & Supply Chain Conference & Exhibition 2017 Sets New Records
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03 Feb 2017
Enterprise Excellence – Lean in Ireland – Regional Events 2017
IDA Ireland and Enterprise Ireland are hosting a range of events during 2017 for our small to medium sized client companies. The events will be regionally (Galway, Athlone, Cork, Dundalk, Sligo & Kildare) based and will focus on the financial supports our Agencies have to assist you in creating an efficient operation and become more competitive.  »

03 Feb 2017
Research Project on the Water-Energy Nexus - Online Questionnaire
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03 Feb 2017
Minister Creed launches Local Development Strategies for seven Fisheries Local Action Groups
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03 Feb 2017
Consultation: A proposed approach for the Development and Application of Guideline Values for Groundwater
This consultation document proposes an approach for the development of guideline values for groundwater and how these standards would be applied when determining if groundwater 'pollution' has occurred.  »

02 Feb 2017
A Multifaceted Packing Solution
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02 Feb 2017
5th Annual WIT Lean Enterprise Excellence Forum
The 5th Annual WIT Lean Enterprise Excellence Forum will be held in Waterford Institute of Technology on Thursday the 4th of May 2017.  »

02 Feb 2017
New guidelines for marketing 'ugly fruit' and reducing food waste
The FLAW4LIFE project has produced new guidance on ‘ugly’ (i.e. less than perfect-looking) fruit and vegetables based on their efforts to reduce food waste in Portugal.  »

02 Feb 2017
Commission reinforces workers' protection against hazardous chemicals
Commission has set indicative limit values for workers' exposure to 31 dangerous chemicals  »

02 Feb 2017
Europe's energy transition is well underway
The Second Report on the State of the The second report on the State of the Energy Union looks at the progress made since the publication of the first State of the Energy Union in November 2015. These reports are central elements to monitor the implementation of this key priority of the Juncker Commission.  »

01 Feb 2017
Public Consultation on the Design and Implementation of a Renewable Heat Incentive in Ireland
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01 Feb 2017
Climate change poses increasingly severe risks for ecosystems, human health and the economy in Europe
This report is an indicator-based assessment of past and projected climate change and its impacts on ecosystems and society. It also looks at society’s vulnerability to these impacts and at the development of adaptation policies and the underlying knowledge base  »

01 Feb 2017
Decision-Making Processes of ICAO and IMO in Respect of Environmental Regulations
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01 Feb 2017
SFA National Small Business Showcase
SFA National Small Business Showcase – RDS – 1st February – 12.30-6pm Minister Mitchell O’Connor officially opens at 2:15pm Promotion of entrepreneurship as a career opportunity is priority  »

01 Feb 2017
New H2020 environment data hub
With this application it is now possible to simply search and filter projects by topic (earth observation, circular economy, cultural heritage, raw materials and so on), country, project type, year (start or end date) and budget range.  »

 
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