Your primary resource for Sustainable & Responsible Tourism in Ireland

Green Trading Company

Energy, Water, Raw Materials, Waste Minimisation, Food Waste, Circular Economy, Environmental Training – Resource Efficiency Consulting and Support.


Our consulting service provides practical support with a strong focus on energy management and carbon reduction. We identify opportunities, support grant aid/financial applications for projects and provide training, advice and ongoing support to businesses. Our initial support could be a GREENCheck package.

Tell us what support you require, and we will advise you what the best route should be taken. If we cannot help you, we will direct you to the right source.


We undertake a review of your Energy & Water Consumptions and provide you with a detailed report with a suggested series of actions that will reduce your costs. This generally is a no cost service.

More information here.

GTC also promotes services that can reduce costs or enhance the sustainable message a business wishes to make. Our current services include;

Green for Micro

  • The objective of the Green for Micro programme – an initiative from the Local Enterprise Offices – is to help prepare small businesses for the low carbon, more resource efficient economy of the future. This is a FREE programme, available to companies with up to ten employees. We are a registered Green for Micro provider in many LEO areas.

Contact us directly to find out how your business can avail of this.


  • Green Hospitality Awards certification training is available online within the members resource database
  • For Environmental Awareness Induction and Green Leader Certificate training click here
  • Other training courses, webinars, etc. will be announced through our Resources page

If you have a specific environmental training requirement, use our Contact Us page to enquire.


  • Saving energy is one of the largest cost reduction opportunities for any business and we have extensive experience in assisting hospitality businesses in identifying those opportunities and assisting them in implementing the required actions. Initial approach should be through a GREENStart package.
  • We also assist businesses in securing Grant Aid for energy efficiency projects – including Lighting, Boilers, Motors, Drives, CHP’s, Pool covers, metering, etc.
  • Energy as a Service – we offer solutions for Solar PV, Biomass Boilers, EV Chargers, LED lighting, etc.
  • GREENFootprint – our energy & water monitoring service – real time 24/7 consumption information enabling active management and cost saving identification

More information here


  • GREENClean tersano is a revolutionary environmentally safe methodology of cleaning that reduces chemical use by up to 100% whilst reducing air pollution and improving the environmental credentials of your business and delivers substantial cost savings on traditional cleaning chemicals – at least 50%.
  • GREENClean Microshield provides virus and bacteria protection 24/7 on all high-touch points through the application of an Irish & US approved invisible coating. Applied annually this delivers continuous protection.

More information here:             GREENClean tersano         GREENClean Microshield

Clean the World

  • Clean the World is a social enterprise that collects used hotel guest soaps and toiletries and converts them into hygienic supplies for disadvantaged communities around the world and also recycles the plastics.

More information here

Green Suppliers

  • These businesses deliver products or services that businesses can use to support their environmental programme and are formally recognised by the Green Hospitality Programme. We encourage you to use them before competitor companies.

Link to Recognised Supplier listing

Green Products

  • The GHP shop offers products or services that can support your businesses green programme.

Link to Shop