Archive: April 2018

Beginning your Zero Waste Journey

The Waste Problem The average European throws away 500kg of waste each year; in Ireland that number is double. This places us at the 7th highest per capita municipal waste producer in the EU. Individuals and businesses produce municipal waste, making it the easiest to change through individual action. While there is easy access to […]

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Waste not, want not

So far this year, 69 participants from Global Action Plan’s Green Living Programme pledged to take a 147 simple household actions to reduce their waste production. After one year, they will have saved roughly a combined €5,830, diverted 112m3 of waste from landfill and reduced the associated CO2 emissions and CH4 emissions by up to […]

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