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Sustainability is about being more conscious of our environmental impact. But it’s not just about reducing plastic, consuming less, or saving energy. There’s a much more important part of our environment that we overlook… It’s us, the people.
As I write this, 200 world leaders are gathered in Madrid for COP25, the UN’s annual meeting on climate change. If you haven’t heard of COP (Conference of the Parties) you might have heard of the Kyoto Protocol which came out of COP3 in 1997. Or The Paris Agreement, the result of the 21st meeting, COP21, held in Paris in 2015.
This week, we celebrate a sustainability success story right on our doorstep in Galway.
Once you enter the Ecofuel HQ at Ballybane, you get that rich smell of fresh kiln dried timber; evenly cut logs, cylindrical wood briquettes, all holding their original scent — the woody aroma of the Latvian forests from where they came. There in beautiful pallets and bags lie the finest sustainable firewood; so dry you want to touch it, to lift it to your nostril and smell it.
Our newest product, PiniKay eco logs, might just accelerate the transition back to sustainable fuels. The ‘PiniKay’ name is a nod to the machine that compresses waste wood from sawmills into dense log-shaped briquettes that burn long and hot like coal and peat but without the ash. Or the carbon footprint.