CRNI is delighted to be awarded Department of the Environment, Climate and Communications’ Circular Economy Innovation Grant Scheme (CEIGS) funding to prepare their quality mark #ReMark for national roll out - which, CRNI believes can be a 'game changer' in Ireland’s #circulareconomy transition.
As the world woke up to headlines declaring a “code red” for humanity after the publication of a UN report on climate change, William Walsh was ready to get on with the job of helping Ireland play its part in avoiding the crisis.
Bord na Móna’s first electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (eRCV) have taken to the streets, collecting waste from households and businesses throughout Fingal. The new eRCV produces zero emissions and is powered by electricity generated from waste.
Climate change has replaced poverty, hunger and the lack of drinking water as the single most serious problem facing the world for Irish people, according to the results of a new survey by the European Commission.
Three in four people living in the world’s 20 major economies believe nature and the Earth’s climate are approaching potentially abrupt or irreversible changes due to human action, according to a survey released last week.
Businesses from banking, retail, pharmacy and travel have been announced as the four finalists of the Outstanding Achievement in Sustainable Business Impact Award at the Sustainable Business Impact Awards 2021.
The clumps of red seaweed bubbling under the surface in glass flasks in a West Cork laboratory may not look like they could save the planet, but they could play a key role in cutting greenhouse gas emissions.
Agri Aware and IFA have launched a new campaign to raise awareness about the importance of Irish agriculture, the variety of sectors producing food in this country and the critical role it plays in the economy and society.
Ireland’s food and farming sector will have a significant competitive advantage in the global market place by creating one of the world’s most sustainable food systems through a unique collaboration between animal nutrition company Devenish and agriculture and food development authority Teagasc.
Launching IFA’s pre-Budget submission, IFA President Tim Cullinan said it provides a blueprint for Government to follow if it genuinely wants to ensure the future viability of Ireland’s largest indigenous sector.
Flogas has become the latest energy supplier to announce an increase in prices for residential customers. There will be an 18% increase in the Flogas standard rate and standing charges for both natural gas and electricity from September 18.
Fittingly, during Heritage Week, Minister of State for Heritage and Electoral Reform, Malcolm Noonan TD, has announced the establishment of a €2.2m archaeological research programme funded by the National Monuments Service, in partnership with the Heritage Council and administered by the Irish Research Council.
An advertisement which showed a man with an older car being laughed at by peers suggested it was “acceptable to apparently undermine someone based on their possessions”, the advertising watchdog has ruled.
Irish Water and Clean Coasts are urging the public to continue to ‘Think Before You Flush’ as a recent survey has revealed that almost a million adults living in Ireland regularly flush wet wipes and other sanitary items down the toilet.
A partnership between Glenmorangie Distillery and scientists from Heriot-Watt University has succeeded in returning 20,000 oysters to Dornoch Firth, on the north eastern coast of Scotland, as part of a conservation project to restore the region's sustainable native oyster reef.
Rain fell at the highest point on the Greenland ice sheet last week for the first time on record, scientists said. It is another worrying sign of warming for the ice sheet already melting at an increasing rate.
Swedish green steel venture HYBRIT has announced that it had made the world’s first customer delivery of steel produced without using coal as it looks to revolutionise an industry that accounts for around 8pc of global greenhouse gas emissions.
Seaweed could soon be harvested to make packaging, with the fibre having been earmarked as a potential sustainable alternative to conventional wood and paper material by global packaging company DS Smith.
Solar power supply in the European Union during June and July rose to a record high in 2021, accounting for 10% of total electricity produced in the region, according to a report by independent climate think-tank Ember.
Toyota said it will slash global production for September by 40% from its previous plan, becoming the last major automaker to cut output due to a global chip crunch, but it maintained its annual sales and production targets.
Shipping giant Maersk has inked a deal with Danish renewable energy firm European Energy for the supply of low carbon methanol to fuel its first 'carbon-neutral' vessel, which aims to set sail in 2023.