Submitted by: National Children's Nurseries Association
Implemented country: Ireland
Title: The Green Light
The Green Light is designed to be a practical resource for the Early Year’s Childcare sector. It is divided into three sections, 1) Practical projects; for children using recycled materials. 2) Going Green; how to achieve the Green Flag, waste, recycling and resources for cleaner greener cleaning. 3) Investigating energy usage; Sustainable Energy Association of Ireland (SEAI) Consultants carried out operation and maintenance checks on a selection of different childcare services to develop a system for energy efficiency and templates for assessing their energy usage designed to reduce energy spend and advise Providers on more environmentally friendly business practices.