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ireland hits a new high in wind energy production
Thu, Jan 8th, 2015, 12:17 pm

The island of Ireland has taken quite a battering from the wind recently… but that’s been good news for the […]

Probe under way after turbine collapses at Tyrone wind farm
Mon, Jan 5th, 2015, 3:25 pm

Following the collapse 0f a 100-metre high wind turbine  in Northern Ireladn, the remaining turbines have been shut down. Doreen Walker, director of […]

Northern Ireland households ‘tossing good food away’
Sun, Nov 30th, 2014, 1:27 pm

The average family in Northern Ireland is throwing away food worth £60 a month, it has emerged. And now Love […]

Lagan Valley IslandSteering waste through reorganisation
Tue, Nov 25th, 2014, 4:50 pm

One Day Local Authority Conference - Lagan Valley Island, Lisburn – Thursday 4th December 2014 – 9.30am-3.00pm Integrated Skills invites you […]

Sustainable VillageSustainable Village at Balmoral Show 13-15 May 2015
Fri, Nov 7th, 2014, 12:34 pm

The all-new Sustainable Village at Balmoral Show 13-15 May 2015 is the ideal location to source innovative energy, environmental and […]

New CIWM president promises circular economy focus
Sun, Oct 26th, 2014, 10:28 am

The new CIWM President John Quinn used his inauguration to launch a CIWM report into the Circular Economy and set out […]

Sustainable Ireland Awards 2014VIDEO: The Sustainable Ireland Awards 2014 – Full Coverage
Wed, Oct 15th, 2014, 10:00 am

Catch up on the entertainment, winners & interviews at this years Sustainable Ireland Awards at the Ramada Hotel in Belfast.

Northern Ireland’s ‘road to zero waste’ document published
Sat, Oct 11th, 2014, 10:56 am

Northern Ireland’s Department of the Environment has just published its strategy to preventing waste here. The Northern Ireland Waste Prevention […]

Renewables group buys 14 local wind farms… and promises more
Tue, Oct 7th, 2014, 1:30 pm

The Dublin-based renewables investment group NTR has confirmed it has bought 14 wind turbine projects in Northern Ireland through the acquisition of […]

Drilling firm to sue ministers as Fermanagh fracking row escalates
Wed, Oct 1st, 2014, 7:30 am

Drilling company Tamboran is to take  legal action to challenge the termination of its licence to explore for shale gas in Fermanagh. The […]

One wind company downsizes… while another supersizes
Thu, Sep 18th, 2014, 12:26 pm

While one wind company is reining back on its large-scale plans for a Northern Ireland site, another is racing ahead […]

Over 95% of consumers say they actively recycle
Thu, Sep 4th, 2014, 1:45 pm

A decade on from the launch of the Recycle Now campaign, over 95% of consumers say they actively recycle household […]

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Sam KnoxEnergy Institute gearing up for a busy new year

By Sam Knox, Chairperson, Energy Institute Northern Ireland Branch Happy New Year to everyone and welcome to the Energy Institute […]


By Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environment Throughout Ireland we are fortunate to have a wealth and diversity of wonderful […]

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern IrelandTo infinity, and Belgium

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern Ireland With the new year just beginning, I wanted to share with you […]