Bord na Móna ‘in the business of climate action’, details investment in Green Economy and Just Transition Plans

Investment in renewable energy development, new business projects, waste recycling and resource recovery of over €1.6 billion over next ten years* Almost 100 new direct jobs and over 150 indirect jobs will be created in the development of renewable energy assets and new recycling operations by 2023. Waste recycling and resource recovery to create approximately […]

New Jobs in Littleton as Bord na Móna Partnership with Chinese Recycling Company sees former Briquette factory go from Brown to Green

40 Green Jobs created at new Recycling facility 24,000 tonnes of plastic diverted from landfill and recycled   Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment, Richard Bruton TD today launched a new plastics recycling plant in Littleton, Co Tipperary that will create forty new jobs. The high tech recycling facility is located on the site […]

Bord na Mona Workers Could Be In Line For EU Fund – Harkin

Workers to be made redundant in Bord na Mona could avail of assistance under the European Globalisation Adjustment Fund (EGF).  This was stated by Independent MEP Marian Harkin who was the chief negotiator for the European Parliament for the setting up of the current EGF. She said: “The priority right now is to concentrate on the workers […]

Bord na Mona Accelerates Decarbonisation

New Chief Executive launches “Brown to Green” strategy aligns company with National and EU Decarbonisation policies, Accelerates development of renewable energy assets to support National climate and energy policy targets, Accelerates investment in higher-value recycling and resource recovery business, Development of new business to support sustainable employment in the Midlands, Commences engagement with employees flagging […]

Machines Get Moving To Rewet Bogs

“These machines are like massive bog defibrillators” Bord na Móna deploys new excavators for bog rehabilitation work 200 hectares of bog rehabilitated in the last year Bog rewetting promotes carbon capture, biodiversity and habitats for native species New machines have been deployed on Bord na Móna lands as part of a plan to rewet thousands […]

Tipperary School In Shortlist for Bord na Mona Eco Rangers Awards

Bord na Móna have today announced the shortlist for their 1st Annual Eco Rangers Awards and St Michael’s School, Roscommon, is amongst the final 12. This year, the Bord na Móna Eco Rangers schools programme saw a record number of 660 schools sign up across the country, with over 50,000 children participating in the programme […]

Scoil Mhuire Knockavilla Shortlisted for Eco Rangers School of the Year Award

-The Shortlist of the final 12 is announced from a record 660 Schools and 50,000 pupils- -1st Annual Eco Rangers Awards to take place Wednesday, 30 May 2018 in Lough Boora Discovery Park- Bord na Móna have today announced the shortlist for their 1st Annual Eco Rangers Awards and Scoil Mhuire Knockavilla is amongst the […]

Bord na Móna Reinforces Bog Rehabilitation Programme

Bord na Móna is increasing its investment in bog rehabilitation as it transitions away from energy peat towards a more sustainable business model. The company made the announcement today at a public review of its Biodiversity Action Plan (2015-19) in Ballymahon, Co Longford.   At the event, the company also announced that it has progressed […]

Rare African Birds find Winter Sun on Midland Bogs

Four Glossy Ibis seen on two Irish Bogs Other rare birds also recorded on sites across Midlands   Three Glossy Ibis, a rare bird usually found in North Africa, have taken up residence on a bog in Co Westmeath just days after another Ibis was spotted at a bog in Co Offaly.  A number of […]

31 Schools in Tipperary Involved In Eco Rangers

Are your kids struggling to identify a Puffin but can name all the Pokemon? Able to spot a minion but not a magpie? Willing to explore with Dora through a screen without stepping outside your front door? Well not anymore as Bord na Móna is today calling for more schools, more teachers and more school-kids […]

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