November 28, 2018

A sustainable alternative to plastic packaging

Plastic packaging is everywhere, from toiletries to disposable coffee cups to fruit and vegetables. Of the 78 million tonnes of plastic produced for packaging each year, more than 30 %…

November 26, 2018

Lean Construction Ireland Book of Cases Launch

Monday the 19th of November the Lean Construction Ireland Book of Cases was launch in Dublin at the McCann Fitzgerald building on Sir John Rogersons Quay. The new annual LCi…

Environmental Policy
November 26, 2018

Half of Irish businesses have no environmental policy

New research into Irish businesses shows half of Irish companies do not have an environmental policy in place. The research, which was conducted by Bord Gáis Energy through RED C…

November 23, 2018

Minister Bruton Secures Government Approval to Develop All of Government Climate Plan

The Minister for Communications, Climate Action and Environment announced on Wednesday that he has secured government approval to draw up an all of government plan to make Ireland a leader…

Lean Business Awards
October 10, 2018

The Lean Business Ireland Awards 2018

Recognising & Celebrating Operational Excellence in Ireland   Thursday last (4th October 2018) saw the inaugural Lean Business Ireland Awards take place in our National Stadium Croke Park. For those…

Smart Farming
August 30, 2018

Smart Farming case study – dairy farmer Andrew McHugh

The Smart Farming programme focuses on eight key areas that have the highest costs on farms, or offer the greatest savings to farmers. In this case study, Thomas Ryan tells…

Renewable Energy
August 30, 2018

Offaly energy project aims to deliver a climate friendly Irish and EU electricity grid

State of the art technology is necessary to strengthen grid efficiency and ensure renewable energy targets are met, Commissioner Phil Hogan said at the launch of the Trial Phase of…

August 29, 2018

The European Commission to invest €14.5 million in new maritime projects

19 new sustainable blue projects have been pre-selected for funding by the European Commission under the European Maritime and Fisheries Fund (EMFF). They will share €14.5 million. The grant agreements…