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Home Energy Saving Kits launched for the first time in Dublin City Public Libraries

•    Kits contain six useful tools to help homeowners save energy and cut costs
•    Available to borrow free of charge from 10 Dublin City library branches
•    Lord Mayor of Dublin Críona Ní Dhálaigh has officially launch the Home Energy Saving Kits in Pearse Street Library

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Dublin City Council, Civic Offices achieves ISO 50001 Certification

Dublin City Council Civic Offices on Wood Quay have become the first Local Authority building to achieve the ISO 50001 Energy Management System accreditation.

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8th Implementation Report on the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive

The 8th Implementation Report on the Urban Waste Water Treatment Directive shows high compliance rates at EU level, whilst gaps still exist in some Member States. Uncollected and untreated wastewater generated by the EU's 500 million inhabitants is a major source of pollution that affects quality of fresh and marine waters and presents a risk to human health and biodiversity.

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OSi and EPA release Ireland’s rivers and catchment datasets


The OSi and EPA have announced that 1:50,000 scale digital rivers, lakes and catchments dataset (all originally based on OSi source data and requiring a license to obtain and utilise the datasets), have been released as Open Data with a CC-By license.

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Know your Environmental Footprint

The European Commission takes stock of progress towards an EU-wide method to measure the Environmental Footprint of 26 products and organisations.

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