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Data Hosting: The Advantages of Hosting in Ireland

Data Hosting: The Advantages of Hosting in Ireland | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Some really interesting numbers about the advantages of Data Hosting in Ireland Infographic compliments of Equinix Ireland and Host in Ireland
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The Little Peeing Boy of Brussels and Managing WEEE

The Little Peeing Boy of Brussels and Managing WEEE | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
What does The Little Peeing Boy of Brussels have to do with Managing Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment, WEEE or eScrap
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Heading Earthwards: Johnson & Johnson dives deep to green up healthcare

Heading Earthwards: Johnson & Johnson dives deep to green up healthcare | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Heading Earthwards: Johnson & Johnson dives deep to green up healthcare
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Brexit: The Process of Leaving The EU and Article 50

Brexit: The Process of Leaving The EU and Article 50 | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
The rules governing the exit by a Member State from The EU is set out in Article 50 of The Lisbon Treaty. Below is the text
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The Mobile Phone Waste Mountain

The Mobile Phone Waste Mountain | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Is one of your old mobile phones now part of the mobile phone waste mountain.
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WEEE Ireland Launches Battery Recycling in Abbeyleix

WEEE Ireland Launches Battery Recycling in Abbeyleix | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
WEEE Ireland is delighted to partner with Laois County Council and Abbeyleix Tidy Towns to launch a battery recycling community initiative
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IBM’s Smarter Cities Initiative Takes on Waste Management

IBM’s Smarter Cities Initiative Takes on Waste Management | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
IBM has created a world-wide initiative called Smarter Cities designed to help cities and companies leverage data to improve waste management performance
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Black Carbon Emissions From Cars Measured Under Real Conditions

Black Carbon Emissions From Cars Measured Under Real Conditions | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Considering the recent VW emissions from cars scandal, this is an interesting report from The European Commission,
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Economic incentives: e-Waste in the circular economy

Economic incentives: e-Waste in the circular economy | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
European Commission "Science for Environment Policy" An analysis of the economic value of 14 categories of WEEE (e-Waste) and the circular economy
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A City Boy on Farming 17 Bees:

A City Boy on Farming 17 Bees: | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Are bees one of those things that could trigger a human catastrophe if they disappeared?
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Star Wars filming causes two ‘incidents’ on Skellig Michael

Star Wars filming causes two ‘incidents’ on Skellig Michael | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Lucasfilm’s use of Unesco world heritage site had ‘no long-term impact’, report says
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CWIT only 35% of WEEE ends up in Official Recycling Systems.

CWIT only 35% of WEEE ends up in Official Recycling Systems. | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
CWIT, Only 35% of Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment ( WEEE ) discarded by EU companies and consumers in 2012 wound up in official collection and recycling systems.
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Minister Launches 2nd EU Battery Recycling Day

Minister Launches 2nd EU Battery Recycling Day | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Small waste battery recycling is easy but 2 out of 3 people Do Not Recycle Batteries. Pick up your battery recycling box at Electronic Recycling
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Solar Cell Captures Co2 and Sunlight producing Syntethic Gas

Solar Cell Captures Co2 and Sunlight producing Syntethic Gas | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Solar Cell Captures Co2 and Sunlight and Produces Syntethic Gas
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Abolition of Department of Energy and Climate Change - News from Parliament

Abolition of Department of Energy and Climate Change - News from Parliament | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Chair of Energy and Climate Change Committee comments on decision to abolish Government department
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Scottish EPA clamps down on waste crime

Scottish EPA clamps down on waste crime | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
LIFE SMART Waste project which aims to develop new and innovative strategies for tackling and disrupting waste crime
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Brexit, Britain and The EU, What About Responsibility

Brexit, Britain and The EU, What About Responsibility | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
The conversation on whether The UK should remain in the EU or Brexit seems to be totally centred around a kind of “What’s in it for us?”
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RECYCLE YOUR BATTERIES FOR LAURALYNN

RECYCLE YOUR BATTERIES FOR LAURALYNN | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Every battery collected for recycling this year goes towards a monetary donation for the LauraLynn @HOME. Ireland’s Children’s Hospice.
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E-waste Village Disappears Almost Overnight

E-waste Village Disappears Almost Overnight | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Guiyu, the village in eastern Guangdong province known infamously for over a decade as the e-waste capital of the world, is now a ghost town.
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COP21, "The 21st Conference of the Parties" in Paris

COP21, "The 21st Conference of the Parties" in Paris | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Hopefully the 21st Conference of Parties ( COP21 ) in Paris will produce some positive action in the coming year.
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Creative Energy Homes

A long-term development of “Creative Energy Homes” on the University of Nottingham campus provides a living test-site to work with the University investigati...

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Andy Nolan's curator insight, November 11, 2015 5:12 AM

The Creative Energy Homes is one of the best examples of on-campus demonstrator projects where academia, estates and the wider public come together to show the art of the possible. We're delighted it has been shortlisted for a Green Gown Award this year.

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Should we welcome the return of nappy recycling?

Should we welcome the return of nappy recycling? | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
by Hilary Vick   The news that nappy recycling specialist Knowaste is looking to open a new facility will receive rather a lukewarm welcome – at least from those of us engaged in trying to minimise the environmental impact of nappies by promoting reusables. Their plan, submitted on 14th September, is for a new absorbent…
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Recycling and Business NEWS – Ireland in Top 3 EU States for WEEE Recycling Compliance

Recycling and Business NEWS – Ireland in Top 3 EU States for WEEE Recycling Compliance | Brendan Palmer on Sustainability | Scoop.it
Ireland in Top 3 EU States for WEEE Recycling Compliance
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