CTC is currently working on several projects, nationally and internationally

Green Healthcare Programme

The Green Healthcare Programme (an EPA National Waste Prevention Programme initiative) assists healthcare facilities in Ireland to improve resource efficiency, prevent waste and reduce costs.

Contact Eileen O’Leary or Colum Gibson for more information
or visit the Green Healthcare website.

Stop Food Waste Programme

The Stop Food Waste Programme (an EPA National Waste Prevention Programme initiative) supports many sectors of society to reduce food waste and compost the fraction that cannot be prevented.

Contact Colum Gibson for more information or visit the Stop Food Waste wesbite. 

Local Authority Prevention Network

lapn-1The Local Authority Prevention Network (LAPN) (an EPA National Waste Prevention Programme initiative) builds capacity in local authorities for promoting waste prevention at a local and grassroots level for the benefit of their regions.

Contact Eileen O’Leary for more information or visit the LAPN website. 

Qualifying and Quantifying the Reuse Sector in Ireland

CTC has been commissioned by the Environmental Protection Agency Research Office to undertake a major project on the Reuse Sector in Ireland. The two year medium scale project is called: Quantifying and Qualifying the Reuse Sector in Ireland and was begun in March, 2019. More…


Contact Keelin Tobin or Colum Gibson for more information.

Savour Food 

This project, funded by The Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine supports waste prevention in the food businesses across Ireland. The current phase of the project involves developing online resources and remote support for businesses. 

Contact James Hogan for more information or go to the Savour Food website.

Food Path

Food Path is a collaborative research project with Queens University Belfast and the Southern Regional Waste Management Office. It aims to provide a critical review of international best-practice in consumer-level food waste prevention, to analyse the effectiveness of exisiting behaviour change interventions in Ireland and to trial alternative approaches to food waste prevention in Ireland. The work is funded by EPA Research and takes place from 2020-2023.

Contact Sarah Broderick for more information. 

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