Tipperary Green Business Network hosts seminar on Moving Toward a Circular Economy

Tipperary Green Business Network hosted a morning seminar on Moving Toward a Circular Economy on Wednesday 17th October in the Horse & Jockey Hotel, Thurles. The event took place as part of National Reuse Month which ran throughout October. The event was kindly sponsored by Ryan’s Cleaning and their CEO, Pat Ryan, gave an insight […]

Moving Toward A Circular Economy Seminar in Horse and Jockey

The linear “take-make-dispose” economic model is no longer sustainable. Continued use of finite resources, climate change and demographic changes make it harder for businesses to provide the products and services necessary for a well-functioning economy. Successful circular initiatives reduce dependence on dwindling natural resources and creates value for businesses and their stakeholders, as well as […]

Recycling creates opportunities to capture value from waste and move to a circular economy

While Ireland has made progress in improving recycling and recovery levels, further progress is needed to protect the environment, meet incoming EU regulations and facilitate the move to a circular economy in Ireland. 68% of waste packaging generated in 2015 was recycled. This exceeds the current EU target (55%) but the proposed EU target – […]

Southern Region Waste Management Office says New Household Waste Collection Charging Arrangements will boost the Circular Economy

The Southern Region Waste Management Office (SRWMO) has welcomed the Household Waste Collection Charging Arrangements announced by the Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment Denis Naughten. The policy provides for a more flexible framework for waste collection charges and will further enhance the capacity of all stakeholders to reach the targets set down in the […]

Cashel bids to become Ireland’s First ‘Zero Waste’ Community

Cashel in County Tipperary is bidding to become Ireland’s first ‘zero waste’ community following in the footsteps of over 200 towns and cities worldwide, including San Francisco and Ljubljana, which have embraced the principle. VOICE, an environmental charity specialising in waste and the circular economy, has joined forces with the Southern Regional Waste Management Office […]