Our Friends Our Friends www.seai.ie The Sustainable Energy Authority of Ireland (SEAI) has launched a new five-year strategic plan with a mission of transforming Ireland into a society based on sustainable energy structures, technologies and practices, and a vision of making Ireland a recognised global leader in sustainable energy www.epa.ie The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has responsibilities for a wide range of licensing, enforcement, monitoring and assessment activities associated with environmental protection. www.environ.ie The Department for Enviroment, Heritage and Local Government are responsiblity for environment policy and strategy in Ireland Django's Hostel is a green orientated accommodation facility located in Cloughjordan, Co Tipperary. Ireland's only Eco Village. Ireland's most comprehensive guide on where to win prizes. Purchase.ie Webhost Company www.renewme.ie Excellent resource site providing user-friendly information on energy improvements and awareness for the home, including the criteria involved for the SEAI government grants scheme. Great site for advice for the novice gardener hoping to grow their own fruit and veg. www.greensideup.ie www.jackandjill.ie The Jack & Jill Foundation re-cycles disused or broken mobile phones, and use the money raised to provide care and support for Irish families whose babies have irreparable brain damage. www.greenbuild.ie Good information site if you are looking to build a new home energy efficient home, upgrade the efficency of an existing home or if you are a builder or developer looking to keep up to date with the latest legislation in this area or interested in finding new ways of doing things. JumbleTown is a virtual Market Place for anyone looking to give away and/or acquire literally thousands of useful items. JumbleTown simply brings ‘Givers’ and ‘Takers’ together. It also promotes the practice of ‘life-cycling’, which is all about ensuring that the life-cycle or usefulness of an item is completed before it is recycled or discarded.