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#sustainable

# sustainable - Saturday 23 November, 2019

Community-owned wind power and electric cars: How the Aran Islands want to go green
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Community-owned wind power and electric cars: How the Aran Islands want to go green

Nov 23rd 2019, 7:30 PM 15,761 Views 25 Comments

The islands are aiming to become “energy independent” by 2022.

# sustainable - Sunday 13 October, 2019

Saoirse McHugh: Fast fashion is hard to escape, but it is damaging our environment
# Column
# Column

Saoirse McHugh: Fast fashion is hard to escape, but it is damaging our environment

Oct 13th 2019, 8:30 PM 27,716 Views 38 Comments

There is no room, environmentally or socially, for fast fashion anymore, writes Saoirse McHugh of the Green Party.

# sustainable - Tuesday 13 August, 2019

'A shambles': Homeowners angry after funding stops for pilot grant scheme to help retrofit homes
# Energy
# Energy

'A shambles': Homeowners angry after funding stops for pilot grant scheme to help retrofit homes

Aug 13th 2019, 6:48 PM 44,933 Views 31 Comments

The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland said there was no more funding available.

# sustainable - Friday 8 February, 2019

All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers
# Sustainable
From The42
# Sustainable

All medals for Tokyo 2020 to be made from recycled electronic waste, say organisers

Feb 8th 2019, 6:25 PM 5,540 Views 5 Comments

For the 2016 Olympics in Rio, some 30 percent of the silver and bronze in medals came from recycled materials.

# sustainable - Friday 1 February, 2019

Veganuary is over, but Holly White tells us how to keep a cruelty-free beauty regime
# Sustainable Beauty
From The Daily Edge
# Sustainable Beauty

Veganuary is over, but Holly White tells us how to keep a cruelty-free beauty regime

Feb 1st 2019, 10:09 AM 3,307 Views 0 Comments

Beauty with a conscious.

# sustainable - Saturday 2 June, 2018

Blackcurrant waste from Ribena production could create 'natural' hair dye
# Sustainable
# Sustainable

Blackcurrant waste from Ribena production could create 'natural' hair dye

Jun 2nd 2018, 10:00 AM 12,150 Views 13 Comments

Some of the ingredients found in commonly used synthetic hair dyes can trigger allergic reactions.

# sustainable - Thursday 22 March, 2018

'Almost impossible' to estimate how sustainable economy growth is, says ESRI
# Overheating
# Overheating

'Almost impossible' to estimate how sustainable economy growth is, says ESRI

Mar 22nd 2018, 6:05 AM 8,129 Views 15 Comments

The ESRI has called for a new method of calculating national accounts to tell if the economy is at risk of overheating.

# sustainable - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year
# Going Green
# Going Green

Almost 600,000 tonnes of packaging were recycled in Ireland last year

Jun 29th 2017, 6:15 AM 8,680 Views 30 Comments

There was a significant increase in the level of plastic recycled.

# sustainable - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?
# North Of The Border
# North Of The Border

Could Belfast be the answer to your property woes?

Jan 15th 2015, 11:46 AM 4,399 Views 1 Comment

The property market in Northern Ireland’s first city is set for growth in 2015.

# sustainable - Friday 11 October, 2013

ESB to develop energy efficient headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street
# ESB
# ESB

ESB to develop energy efficient headquarters on Fitzwilliam Street

Oct 11th 2013, 6:43 PM 6,003 Views 18 Comments

The company said the new building will showcase innovative technologies that will reduce the running costs by 50 per cent.

# sustainable - Friday 28 December, 2012

Free Dublin Bikes for EU delegates during presidency
# Cost Saving
# Cost Saving

Free Dublin Bikes for EU delegates during presidency

Dec 28th 2012, 11:21 AM 5,506 Views 29 Comments

It is part of a range of cost-saving measures being employed to almost halve the cost of Ireland’s presidency of the EU.

# sustainable - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Objections to proposed Galway Bay organic fish farm
# Fish Farm
# Fish Farm

Objections to proposed Galway Bay organic fish farm

Dec 13th 2012, 6:45 AM 3,526 Views 13 Comments

The Irish Wildlife Trust says it has concerns about sea lice infestation, pollution and harmful algal blooms.

# sustainable - Saturday 24 March, 2012

The home of the future? One man’s vision
# Back To Basics
# Back To Basics

The home of the future? One man’s vision

Mar 24th 2012, 8:15 AM 6,307 Views 36 Comments

A stonemason and thatcher in Co Mayo has revealed his vision for building a home that independent of fossil fuels and free from pollution.

# sustainable - Tuesday 1 March, 2011

EU may change rule requiring fish to be thrown back into sea
# Fishing
# Fishing

EU may change rule requiring fish to be thrown back into sea

Mar 1st 2011, 6:02 PM 1,027 Views 0 Comments

Fishermen are currently supposed to throw back any fish over strict quotas, even though they are perfectly edible.