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Green Public Procurement: Monitoring and Reporting by Government Departments

2020 Reference Year , April 2022

Year: 2022

This is the first report on GPP activity by Government Departments, collating and analysing data for the year 2020. The report presents an overview of the process, monitoring and reporting requirements, data collected and a summary of the findings.

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Green Public Procurement for suppliers

Year: 2022

This training presentation follows on from the introductory Green Public Procurement video and provides more detailed information for suppliers of goods and services to the public sector in Ireland. Its purpose is to provide all suppliers with background information, advice and practical tips on Green Public Procurement. An animated PowerPoint version of the presentation is also available below.

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National Hazardous Waste Management Plan 2021 - 2027

Year: 2021

The Environmental Protection Agency has prepared this National Hazardous Waste Management Plan (NWHMP) for the Republic of Ireland covering a six-year period from 2021 to 2027. It sets out the priorities to be pursued over the next six years and beyond to improve the prevention and management of hazardous waste. The purpose of this plan is to protect the environment and human health in Ireland through best-practice management of hazardous wastes.

Circular Economy Programme 2021-2027

The Circular Economy Programme 2021-2027

The Driving Force for Ireland's Move to a Circular Economy, December 2021

Year: 2021

Ireland’s Circular Economy Programme (2021 to 2027) is the driving force for Ireland's move to a circular economy. The vision for the Programme, which is led by the EPA, is an Ireland where the circular economy ensures that everyone uses less resources and prevents waste to achieve sustainable economic growth.

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The Circular Economy Programme Leaflet 2021

The Driving Force for Ireland's Move to a Circular Economy, December 2021

Year: 2021

Summary of The Circular Economy Programme 2021 to 2027

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Best practice guidelines for the preparation of resource & waste management plans for construction & demolition projects

Year: 2021

The purpose of the guidelines is to provide a practical approach which is informed by best practice in the prevention and management of C&D wastes and resources from design through to construction and deconstruction.

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National Waste Prevention Programme Annual Report 2020

Year: 2021

Overview of progress made on waste prevention projects during 2020

Nature and Extent of Post-Consumer Textiles in Ireland

Nature and Extent of Post-Consumer Textiles in Ireland

Study Report, November 2021

Year: 2021

To address an identified knowledge gap and inform national policy, the EPA commissioned a study to determine the nature and extent of post-consumer textiles in Ireland. This report provides the findings and recommendations from this study to inform future consultations and measures to improve circularity in textiles in Ireland.

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EPA Circular Economy Conference 2021

Day 1 - 15th September - Opportunities for the Public Sector, September 2021

Year: 2021

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Green Public Procurement

Guidance for the Public Sector, September 2021

Year: 2021

This guidance and accompanying criteria support the inclusion of sustainable and green practices into public sector procurement procedures. They are aimed primarily at public sector procurers in central and local government, state agencies and other public bodies such as universities, hospitals and schools. They are also relevant for utility sector procurers and may be of interest to private companies whether they are responding to tenders or applying green criteria in their own procurement.

Green Enterprise 2021 Presentation Guide on Completing a Budget Proposal Application

Year: 2021

Presentation guide on completing a budget proposal application from the Green Enterprise 2021: Innovation for a Circular Economy webinar held online 1st July 2021

Green Enterprise 2021 Presentation Guide on the Funding Call and Application Process

Year: 2021

Presentation guide to the funding call and application process from the Green Enterprise 2021: Innovation for a Circular Economy webinar held online 1st July 2021

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Nature and Extent of Food Waste in Ireland

Year: 2021

Prepared March 2021, this NWPP document is intended to provide a snapshot on the nature and extent of food waste in Ireland based on currently available information

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Proposal to replace the National Waste Prevention Programme, March 2021

Year: 2021

In line with the measures proposed in the Waste Action Plan, the EPA is building on fifteen years of leadership on waste prevention to develop a national Circular Economy Programme. The draft programme is now open for consultation to seek views from stakeholders. It is available to download here, and submissions are invited through an online form – see link below.

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National Waste Prevention Programme Annual Report 2019

Year: 2020

Overview of progress made on waste prevention projects during 2019

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