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How hotels, plastics and wellness are critically connected

WORLDWIDE WEB OF WELLNESS BY ANNA BJURSTAM Anna Bjurstam, Six Senses Spas, vice president of spas, Bangkok How hotels, plastics and wellness are critically connected (The views and opinions expressed in this blog are strictly those of the author.) This blog has been bubbling up within me for quite some time. I have been greatly inspired by […]

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SEAI Energy Awards 2018

SEAI Energy Awards   The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) last week announced the winners of the 2018 Sustainable Energy Awards at a gala event which saw Mike Pearson of Gurteen College in Tipperary, take away the top prize for Energy Manager of the Year. The SEAI Sustainable Energy Awards reward excellence in energy […]

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Pakman Awards 2018

The Pakman Awards 2018   The 2018 Pakman Awards took place last week (October 25th) at the InterContinental Dublin. Launched in 2015 by Repak to replace the Repak Recycling Awards, the Pakman Awards allow more accessibility to the awards for all organisations who demonstrate their sustainability and environmental efforts. The Awards winners for 2018 included: Bring Centre […]

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Global Warming of 1.5c – IPCC October 2018 report

A stark report from the Intergovernmental panel on Climate Change has categorically warned of the fateful consequences if the world fails to deliver actions to cap global warming to 1.5c above pre-industrial levels. Read the Press Release here with links to the full report https://www.ipcc.ch/report/sr15/  GHP Comment:  It is clear that the Irish Government is not […]

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Monasterboice Hotel invests in Energy Efficiency with EXEED

The Monasterboice Inn completes a major energy efficient renovation project using SEAI EXEED system   The Monasterboice Inn has recently extended its premises by 25%, while at the same time reducing energy costs with support from the Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI). The Inn is located north of Drogheda on the main Dublin Belfast route. […]

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Halogen Light bulbs banned

Lights out for halogen lamps as Europe-wide phasing-out of bulbs begins today EU member states agreed to withdrawing the inefficient bulbs from the market in 2009. 1st September 2018 Image: Shutterstock HALOGEN LIGHTS WILL be switched off across Europe from today after an EU-approved phase-out of the bulbs commenced at midnight. From today, non-directional mains-voltage […]

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US National Restaurant Association – The State of Restaurant Sustainability 2018

The National Restaurant Assn. (NRA) just released “The State of Restaurant Sustainability 2018.” For its report, the NRA surveyed 500 restaurant owners and operators about their environmental efforts and sustainability opportunities and challenges within their operations. More than 1,000 consumers also were surveyed about the best methods for restaurants to promote sustainability practices to customers. […]

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Chambers Ireland 2018 CSR Awards Shortlist – No Hospitality Businesses!

CSR Projects Shortlist Champion Diversity & Inclusion Jul 23, 2018 CSR Awards 2018 Shortlist Announced Today  Chambers Ireland today (23 July 2018) officially announced the shortlist for the 2018 Corporate Social Responsibility Awards. Over eighty shortlisted projects across the fourteen award categories are a showcase of the practical innovation of CSR activities conducive to positive […]

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Wild Atlantic Way Litter Problem

Fáilte Ireland to tackle Wild Atlantic Way litter black spots Tourism body Fáilte Ireland is to evaluate parts of the Wild Atlantic Way in light of litter at “pinch points” along the route which runs along the west coast.The move is in response to an Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) survey highlighting litter black spots, some of which are […]

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Hive Mind – Bee Hives and Honey for Restaurants

Irish farmer and top restaurant team up for beekeeping project In Myrtleville, Co Cork, Mark Riordan has come up with a novel way of operating the beehives that he keeps on his family farm. Mark’s background is in tech, but as part of a master’s degree in organic horticulture at UCC, he wrote a thesis […]

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