Environment

Ireland

28/07/2011
New initiative for resource-efficient waste management in Ireland
A new Irish law allows for flexibility in plastic bag and landfill levies, introduces incineration tax and aims at driving waste up the waste hierarchy towards recycling and reuse. "I want waste to be seen as a resource rather than as a problem. I believe if we view it as a resource, it can...
04/08/2008
Irish government consults on sustainable urban development
The Irish environment department has published draft planning guidelines on sustainable residential development in Irish cities, towns and villages for public consultation. Ireland has experienced unprecedented economic and social change over the past decade. Rapidly-changing...