This week C103FM talked with Wendy Hickey and her partner Andrea Sivieri who own Earthway Refill shop in Midleton 


Did you know? 


According to an analysis from the European Environment Agency (EEA), only aluminium, paper, and glass have established good enough markets to be re-used in the so-called “circular economy”.


Moving towards a more circular economy could increase competitiveness, stimulate innovation, boost economic growth and create jobs.


Creating more efficient and sustainable products from the start would help to reduce energy and resource consumption, as it is estimated that more than 80% of a product’s environmental impact is determined during the design phase.


Here’s a few resources if you want to know more:

Circular economy: definition, importance and benefits here

The Circular Economy in Ireland here 

The Circular Economy | MyWaste Ireland here