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From TheJournal.ie 'Pizza boxes. Can we get rid of them too?': 'Reusable' culture isn't just about coffee cups Sustainability This post contains videos

'Pizza boxes. Can we get rid of them too?': 'Reusable' culture isn't just about coffee cups

The scheme launched at DCU and Trinity college today with hopes to expand into other parts of Dublin and Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie 'All our electricity comes from the River Boyne': Irish companies get honest about their eco-journeys Sustainability This post contains videos

'All our electricity comes from the River Boyne': Irish companies get honest about their eco-journeys

The companies were presenting at the Showcase international trade fair that looks at products made and designed in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Ever tried to reinvent the wheel? One Young Scientist is doing just that Sustainability

Ever tried to reinvent the wheel? One Young Scientist is doing just that

It’s a system called a emission-free omnidirectional magnetic driving system. Now, let’s get our heads around that…

Love Fashion but hate the environmental cost? Swapsies is the Irish Solution

Fast fashion is becoming slower thanks to Irish gal Clodagh Kelly.

'Mooncups changed my life, to be honest': Three gals explain why they ditched tampons this summer Period Drama This post contains a poll

'Mooncups changed my life, to be honest': Three gals explain why they ditched tampons this summer

‘I live with my boyfriend so putting waste in the trash…you feel a bit gross, but with the Mooncup I feel cleaner’

From TheJournal.ie Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste Sustainability

Steel cups and banning plastic cutlery: How music festivals are trying to combat waste

Litter is a big problem at many festivals.

O'Hara's Brewery is launching a reusable steel pint cup at an Irish Festival this weekend

Another Love Story is one step closer to being a waste-free festival.

From TheJournal.ie Westport to become Ireland's first plastic straw-free town The Last Straw

Westport to become Ireland's first plastic straw-free town

Pubs are already on board the initiative which is part of their entry into the 2018 Tidy Towns competition.

From TheJournal.ie Can a giant multinational like Ikea make low cost, mass-produced furniture and call itself sustainable? IKEA

Can a giant multinational like Ikea make low cost, mass-produced furniture and call itself sustainable?

The Swedish furniture giant is one of the biggest and most profitable retailers in the world.

From TheJournal.ie Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes' National Geographic This post contains images

Dreaming about a holiday? Here are some of the world's best 'eco escapes'

The venues aim to “safeguard cultural and natural heritage” and “support environmentally friendly practices”.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how Penneys makes sure the clothes you buy are ethical Thanks Penneys

Here's how Penneys makes sure the clothes you buy are ethical

“Ultimately, you’re guided by doing what’s right.”

From TheJournal.ie Think you're too 'time poor' to grow your own food? Think again... Opinion

Think you're too 'time poor' to grow your own food? Think again...

It’s what we choose to do with our time that really counts.

From TheJournal.ie Urban Greening: The simple step we can take to beautifully transform our lives Opinion

Urban Greening: The simple step we can take to beautifully transform our lives

If you live in a city and spend your time working indoors then you need to get more plants into your life.

From TheJournal.ie An Athlone company is helping solve a big problem for the world's growing population Dirty Water

An Athlone company is helping solve a big problem for the world's growing population

Oxymem has overhauled waste-treatment processes which have barely changed in a century.

From TheJournal.ie These are the reasons why every business should think about sustainability How To Guide

These are the reasons why every business should think about sustainability

It can save you money – and help you earn more.

From The42 'We lack a clear strategy and can’t get our heads up to look a few years down the line' Column

'We lack a clear strategy and can’t get our heads up to look a few years down the line'

John O’Sullivan questions what Athlone Town’s latest statement could mean for their future in his latest column.

From The42 'The club must now learn to live within its means' - Limerick chairman addresses rumours Sustainability

'The club must now learn to live within its means' - Limerick chairman addresses rumours

Pat O’Sullivan says he is committed to the club but the level of financial backing will be decreased.

From TheJournal.ie Can you guess which Irish college has been ranked second in the world for being so green? Sustainability
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: How to make your home (or business!) more efficient and green Green Living

Opinion: How to make your home (or business!) more efficient and green

Top tips for changes that can dramatically reduce the financial, and environmental, costs of running a home or business.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you agree that the State pension should be cut? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you agree that the State pension should be cut?

As more people get older, the Government have concerns about increasing expenditure.

From TheJournal.ie ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year Getting Greener

ESB power stations cut CO2 emissions by 1.5 million tonnes last year

Despite the good figures, Eamon Ryan is worried about a “lack of political will” on renewable energy.

From TheJournal.ie Cement company to create 61 new jobs Jobswatch

Cement company to create 61 new jobs

That is more than 130 new jobs announced for Dublin today.

From TheJournal.ie EU ministers ban trawlers from discarding fish Europe

EU ministers ban trawlers from discarding fish

Agriculture Minister Simon Coveney said the reform marked “extraordinary progress” in the Common Fisheries Policy.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Economic growth won't save us - in fact, we'd be better without it Opinion

Column: Economic growth won't save us - in fact, we'd be better without it

The manic pursuit of growth tipped Ireland into economic crisis. It’s time to look elsewhere for inspiration, argues sufficiency expert Anne B Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie Irish government will miss deficit targets for 2011: IMF IMF

Irish government will miss deficit targets for 2011: IMF

Not only that, but the IMF reckons Ireland won’t even make its 2015 target for a deficit of 3 per cent of GDP.

From TheJournal.ie EU may change rule requiring fish to be thrown back into sea Fishing

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

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