Find below Ibec's ongoing work towards ensuring sustainable consumption and production patterns.

Reports and Submissions

  • Ibec Circular Economy Report 2019
  • Prepared Consumer Foods (PCF) sector priorities for future success series 
  • Deposit Return Scheme: Submission to Government Consultation and presentation to Oireachtas Committee 
  • Deposit Return Scheme: Submission on Environmental Levy and Response to Public Consultation 
  • Ibec submissions on public procurement reform- to new EPA guidance on green procurement and the consultation on the Circular Economy Strategy 
  • Ibec submission to the Mid-Term Review of the National Development Plan
  • Ibec submission to the Public Consultation on the Proposed Publication on the Circular Economy Strategy
  • Ibec submission to the EPA’s public consultation on the new Circular Economy Programme to replace the National Waste Prevention Programme 

 Ibec Committees, and collaboration with Government and Industry

  • Ibec Energy & Climate Policy Committee 
  • Prepared Consumer Foods Sustainability Group
  • Deposit Return Scheme: Project managing industry’s preparations for the introduction of DRS for plastic beverage bottles and drinks cans
  • Participation in Food Drink Europe’s Sustainability Working Groups: Climate Economy, Climate and Energy, and Sustainable Food Systems 
  • Office of Government Procurement SME Advisory Group 
  • Participation in the Department of Environment, Climate and Communication’s Waste Advisory Group 
  • Participation in Gum Litter Taskforce

Events, Workshop Series and Training Programmes