Ireland’s National Waste Prevention Programme

“The National Waste Prevention Programme delivers initiatives and supports to promote Ireland’s transition to a low-carbon, circular economy and provide leadership on national priorities such as food waste prevention.  In 2017, €1.8 million was invested in resource efficiency and the sustainable use of resources in Ireland.”  Dr Eimear Cotter, Director of the EPA’s Office of Environmental […]

Stop Food Waste – Make the most of your food

Irish householders on average throw out €700 worth of food every year. This week the EPA is running an awareness campaign called Food: Make the Most of It, highlighting food waste issues and encouraging everyone to make the most of their food. Odile Le Bolloch from the EPA said, “Many people have resolved to be a […]

Ireland is getting serious about tackling Food Waste

  The EPA is hosting its second Forum on Food Waste on 9th March 2017.  The Forum will be addressed by Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Denis Naughten, T.D., who has signalled that Food Waste is a priority issue.  At the Forum, the Minister will announce the formation of an Action Group to […]