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OxyMem  is proud to announce its inclusion in the Global Top 30 for the Global Cleantech Cluster Association (GCCA) 2014 Later Stage Awards. The prestigious Top 30 consist of mid-to late-stage companies that originate from a variety of cleantech ind

The Burren and Cliffs of Moher Geopark and Burren Ecotourism Network are the big winners in this year’s Responsible Travel & Tourism Awards, the Irish hospitality sector’s only environmental accreditation programme. The winners were annou

BIM recently hosted a free,half-day seminar in the Radisson Blu Hotel, Dublin Airport on Tuesday the 14th October to assist Seafood Retailers to explore smart and inexpensive methods of reducing energy, water and transport costs. Expert talks were de

The company, also known as Carton Brothers, employs 650 people and produces Manor Farm chicken. Cartons have been working closely with Repak on a number of packaging saving innovations, and were also the winner of the Repak Best Packaging Prevention

Mr. Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government today (17th October) attended and presented awards to the winners at the annual Repak Recycling Awards at the Lyrath Estate Hotel in Kilkenny. The Minister presented a

Kelly Congratulates Repak Award WinnersMr. Alan Kelly, T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government today (17th October) attended and presented awards to the winners at the annual Repak Recyc...

Minister Kelly announces recipients of grants under the2014 Local Agenda 21 Environmental Partnership FundMr Alan Kelly T.D., Minister for the Environment, Community and Local Government, today (21/10/2014), annou...

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Recycling all your aluminium packaging is one of the most important things that you can do for the environment.

This is because making aluminium from the raw material, bauxite, uses a lot of energy  -  while recycling the metal through a simple re-melt process is a massive 20 times more energy efficient. Put another way, recycling uses just 5% of the energy needed for primary production.

And because aluminium can be recycled over and over again without losing its properties, the metal has a lifetime of different uses:  about 75% of all the aluminium ever produced is still in circulation.

The challenge now is to raise recycling rates for the aluminium we use as individuals  -  mainly drinks cans, foil trays and aerosol cans.  Find out how we do it in Ireland ...