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Dublin Port Hails Recycling Rates In Latest Sustainability Report

26th September 2016
Dublin Port’s sustainability report for 2015 highlights a 97% reduction in both water consumption and its recycling rate Dublin Port’s sustainability report for 2015 highlights a 97% reduction in both water consumption and its recycling rate Photo: DPC

#DublinPort - Dublin Port achieved a 97% recycling rate in 2015, according to its latest sustainability report.

Published over the summer, the report also highlights a 97% reduction in water consumption and a successful surveillance audit for the ISO 14001 environmental management standards among its achievements in a year that saw significant increases in imports and exports, trade vehicles and passenger numbers.

Trade volumes have continued to rise into 2016, with an 8% increase in the first six months of this year, as previously reported on Afloat.ie.

This is the third sustainability report released by the Dublin Port Company since statistics were first compiled for 2013.

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