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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 […]

Dramatic fall in Northern Ireland’s plastic bag use
Thu, Aug 28th, 2014, 12:08 pm

Plastic bag use in Northern Ireland has fallen by almost 72% since a 5p levy was introduced, new figures have […]

Are once-a-month bin collections here to stay?
Tue, Aug 26th, 2014, 10:18 am

The prospect of household bins being emptied just once a month in Northern Ireland has moved a step closer. Banbridge […]

northern ireland council diverts landfill to avoid fines
Mon, Aug 25th, 2014, 12:30 pm

A Northern Ireland council will divert 500 tonnes of waste from landfill to reprocessing in order to meet its NILAS […]

Tue, Aug 19th, 2014, 11:21 am

Northern Ireland’s Enterprise, Trade and Investment Minister Arlene Foster has announced that a Canadian company is creating 19 new jobs in County […]

Preferred bidders for new western NI gas pipeline named
Thu, Aug 14th, 2014, 12:44 pm

Two companies – Northern Ireland Energy Holdings and Scotia Gas Networks (SGN) – have been announced as ‘preferred applicants’ for […]

NI Environment Minister says no to fracking company
Tue, Aug 12th, 2014, 11:41 am

Environment Minister Mark H Durkan has rejected a planning application from Australian mining company Tamboran to drill an exploratory borehole […]

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Waste & Recycling

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By Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environment Local Government in Northern Ireland is undergoing its biggest change in 40 years. […]

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern IrelandSwitched on to Waste Prevention

By Dr Ian Garner, Manager, WRAP Northern Ireland As the Department of the Environment’s consultation on a Northern Ireland Waste […]


By Jim king & Martin Rafferty – HSENI Driving of large vehicles within industry can come with a certain amount […]