Lean tools and techniques are helping companies to address competitiveness issues within their businesses, building the capability of their people to identify issues and improve their operations. Companies need to understand where they are, who they
Proiseail (An Clochan Liath) Teoranta, trading as Irish Fish Canners, located in Dungloe, Co. Donegal was established in 1977 and is the largest and only fish canning facility in Ireland. Sustainability headlines Target to reduce fish waste by 30% ov
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 ...