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How To Reduce Waste, Save Money and Benefit The Environment

The BeGreen programmes provide specific sectors with ways in which they can participate in making Ireland a more sustainable country while saving themselves money. BeGreen brings together all of the guides and programmes that have been put in place by the EPA, local authorities and others to promote waste prevention. The guides provide easy to...

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Rainwater Harvesting – How does it work?

There are many different rainwater harvesting systems on the market in Ireland. The basic principles of operation are as follows: Rainwater is collected from the roof drainage system, the debris is filtered out and the water is stored in a tank. Water is supplied on demand from the storage tank by a submersible pump through...

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Harvested Rainwater: Uses, Benefits and food for thought

Harvested Rainwater can be used for many activities where potable water quality is not essential. In Ireland for a domestic water user, the design figure for the amount of water used by any one person is 150 litres per day. For the majority of households this is potable/mains water much of which is not used...

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