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Agri-food sector continues to dominate EPA name-and-shame list

February 14th, 2018 The Irish agri-food sector remains a major polluter, the latest Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) quarterly worst offender’s list shows. The National Priority Sites List, published earlier this month, lists eight Irish industrial facilities that have had major environmental regulatory compliance issues over …

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Foodture: Helping to shape a fairer food system for Ireland

February 13th, 2018 For Sinéad Moran and Nathalie Markiefka, great food means one thing. Anything bought directly from a local eco-friendly farmer. That is why the Dublin-based duo has created Foodture – a“fair food finder” website to connect families across Ireland with their local organic farmer. “I …

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Green Campus: How Irish Universities are incorporating sustainability

February 12th, 2018 Despite ongoing concerns about funding, sustainability representatives from Irish universities expressed hope in the power of small changes at the annual GreenCampus Network earlier this month. In recent years, many Irish universities have divested partially or entirely away from holdings in fossil …