OUR MAP TO A
GREENER PORT

Waste Management

2009: 40% of DPC waste was being recycled. This triggered the implementation of a waste management programme.

2014: DPC now recycles 94% of its waste.

2015: DPC achieves its highest recycling rate to date at 97%.

2007

Commenced optimisation of on-site electrical distribution system and removal of excessive high loss transformers.

Commencement of Free Phase recovery to combat historic ground pollution.

2009

A base-line investigation of DPC’s Carbon footprint was completed.

2010

Additional oil recovery wells installed.

2011

Extension of Port rail network.

2012

The Software/ management system IZER was commissioned to assist in monitoring and measuring water leakage.

2013

Investigation project regarding the possibility of installing ship to shore energy was carried out.

2014

Signing of Memorandum of Understanding for the establishment of the Dublin Bay Biosphere Partnership to support the designation of Dublin Bay as an official UNESCO site.

Launch of Dublin Port’s first Sustainability Report.

2015

Continuation of the air monitoring programme.

PERS (Port Environmental Report System) Certification obtained in March 2015.

Dublin Bay Biosphere UNESCO Designation.

Energy Efficient (LED) High Mast Lighting installed (Various locations).

Continuation of the BirdWatch Ireland and DPC Programme of waterbird monitoring and research within Dublin Bay.