A recycling centre in Dundalk has received an official visit from MEP Mairead McGuinness, who is an avid recycler and is active on environmental issues in Brussels.
Irish technology commercialisation and investment company Technology or Ideas (TfI) is to team up with DuPont to develop technology for the wave energy industry.
Energy efficiency will be on the agenda at a conference for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) next month.
Outflow from a waste water treatment plant has affected water quality at a beach that has lost its Blue Flag status.
The renewable energy sector is one of the growth sectors in Ireland and it is bringing with it a whole new range of jobs.
Charging for water is not on the agenda for the government despite dwindling supplies, environment minister John Gormley has claimed.
We all know about overfishing and how stocks of the species which traditionally find themselves on our plates are plummeting while their equally-edible cousins remain unscathed. The same is happening when it comes to our choice of timber.
Waste prevention, using less raw materials and energy recovery are three eco-activities that businesses believe will save them money in the face of economic recession.
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