Archive for July, 2015

Can Recycling Facts and Figures

July 31, 2015

Steel and aluminium were being collected to melt down for re-manufacture long before the term ‘recycling’ was invented. Recycled metal has exactly the same properties as virgin material – but takes less than 25 per cent of the energy to produce. – Ireland places over 500 million drinks onto the market cans every year. More [...]

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Green Alley Award 2015 Connecting green ideas: London to Berlin

July 30, 2015

Green Alley Award 2015: Connecting green ideas from London to Berlin ERP UK is supporting the Green Alley Award, Europe’s only start-up competition focused on the circular economy! We are proud to partner with Green Alley Investment GmbH, a Berlin based green economy investor who launched the start-up award in 2014. Together with London’s social [...]

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Ireland is in the Top 10 European glass recyclers

July 29, 2015

Ireland is ranked one of the best in Europe for glass recycling, that is according to Rehab Glassco – Ireland’s largest glass recycling company. European figures show that Ireland now ranks tenth in the EU with a glass recycling rate of 81.20%, well above the EU average of 70%* while domestic figures released by Rehab [...]

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