More than 5,000 people in Cork will enjoy free vegetarian curry at ‘Feed the City’ event to highlight food waste and sustainability issues on 15 March. A new urban dining initiative, “Feed the City”, will see 5,000 people enjoying tasty and n
Wednesday the 26th of February saw one of the largest gatherings of senior management from the Irish pharmaceutical sector meet and openly discuss the topic of sustainability within this important export sector. Boasting speakers from Rottapharm, Abb
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 ...