The EPA has produced provisional estimates of greenhouse gas emissions for the time period 1990-2020
Pandemic restrictions, less peat and more wind energy lead to reduced greenhouse gas emissions in 2020
An Infographic outlining packaging of waste
This infographic shows the generation, treatment and recycling of waste packaging.
The latest GHG projections report for Ireland
Ireland's Greenhouse Gas Emissions Projections 2020-2040
Guidance for the Public Sector
This EPA guidance and ten criteria sets provide step-by-step instructions for implementing green public procurement.
Identifying Interactions for Sustainable Development Goal Implementation in Ireland.
This report addresses how understanding of interlinkages between the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of the United Nations Agenda 2030 and Ireland’s policy portfolio can advance understanding to meeting SDG targets and a “whole-of-government” approach to policy implementation.
Date released: October 21, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has today published its provisional greenhouse gas emissions for Ireland for 2020. The figures show a reduction in emissions of 3.6 per cent compared to 2019, which although significant, is 0.4 per cent less than the reduction seen in 2019.
Date released: September 17, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) wrote to the Department of Housing, Local Government and Heritage this week to advise of its’ concerns in relation to incidents at two drinking water treatment plants. EPA investigations at these plants revealed the abject failure of managerial oversight, operational control and responsiveness by Irish Water and local authorities in terms of their respective roles to deliver safe and secure drinking water.
Date released: September 15, 2021
Ossian Smyth TD, Minister of State with responsibility for Public Procurement and eGovernment at the Department of Public Expenditure and Reform (DPER) and with special responsibility for Communications and Circular Economy at the Department of Environment, Climate and Communications (DECC), today launched the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) Green Public Procurement: Guidance for the Public Sector at the EPA’s online Circular Economy Conference 2021.
Date released: November 17, 2021
The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Irish Centre for European Law (ICEL) are delighted to announce the annual conference Environmental Law Enforcement: Emerging Challenges 2021. To be held 17th & 18th November 2021
Date released: November 10, 2021
We are excited to announce that this year the EPA Air Conference will take place online. The EPA Air Conference, Something in the Air, will be streamed online via a web-based platform on the 10 & 11 of November 2021 (mornings only).
Date released: November 04, 2021
Registration is now open for the 2021 EPA Forum on Food Waste entitled Countdown to 2030: Building knowledge to waste less. The event is taking place virtually on Thursday 4th November at 9:30am – 1:00pm and will emphasise the importance of measuring food waste, improved data, and indicators for gaining insights and identifying opportunities for targeted waste reduction across the supply chain.