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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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Contents
  • 4spacerInvest NI: Why maximising resource efficiency in our hotels makes perfect sense

Energy

  • 10spacerA look back at Energia's successful 2014 conference... and where their grants are going
  • 14spacerRenewables fund to pour 27m into Northern Ireland projects
  • 18spacerTo pay or not to pay for solar installations... the debate rages

Waste & Recycling

  • 32spacerVIEW FROM THE CAB: safety must always be a front seat passenger
  • 34spacerCOVER STORY: Full Circle Power. Northern Ireland's private and public sector collaborate to deliver solution
  • 42spacerHow Banbridge Council successfully brought its recycling back in-house

Environment

  • 58spacerSmall changes can bring big savings at Green Biz 2014
  • 60spacerRivers Agency releases its sophisticated new flood maps for Northern Ireland

Regular Columns

  • 29spacerKeith Patterson, WRAP Northern Local Authority Support Manager
  • 39spacerJim King HSENI
  • 55spacerEnvironment Minister Mark H. Durkan ...From the Desk of
  • 66spacerSustainability Corner By Liam McEvoy, Sustainos Consultant
  • 67spacerPaper Price Index: The latest from the local marketplace
regular columns

Mark H. Durkan, Minister of environmentNEW COUNCILS GEARED UP FOR TRANSFER OF PLANNING

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 […]

Jim King - HSENISEE THE BENEFITS OF VEHICLES’ ALL-ROUND VISIBILITY

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