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Ecodesign is an approach to the design of a product with special consideration for the environmental impacts of the product during it's whole lifecycle – a “cradle to grave” approach. The Competitiveness Department provides an information and advice service for industry on many aspects of ecodesign including:

Eco-Design Resources” is an information resource for designing and manufacturing products and services in an environmentally conscious way. The information is categorised in sections [Research Centres and Resources (applicable to all industry sectors) | Electronics and Automotive | Packaging | Building | Environmental Product Labelling Schemes (applicable to all industry sectors) | Journals / Newsletters (applicable to all industry sectors) | Awards / Support Schemes.

Contacts Details         

Click here to email Declan WhiteDeclan White    Tel. 01 727 2480
Click here to email Tom LowryTom Lowry         Tel 061 777 045
Click here to email Environment & Green Technology DepartmentCatherine Flynn  Tel. 01 727 2358