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MODOS Training Programme – WEEE Ireland Members

In 2020 and 2022, WEEE Ireland funded the attendance of some of our Members to the MODOS Green enterprise and Circular Economy course. Organised by Dublin County Council, this course aims to give small and medium enterprises the skills and tools to develop their circular practices.

Partner Initiative / Government / WEEE Ireland & Partners / Rethink

Key Findings

  • SMEs commonly find it difficult to integrate green thinking into their business models.  
  • Lack of time and resources are common reasons for this.
  • High satisfaction from participants of the course in 2020.
  • New programme upcoming for March & April 2022.

WI Members who participated

2020 5 participants
2022 3 participants

Summary

MODOS is a circular economy training and mentoring programme designed to help micro-enterprises and small and medium enterprises improve sustainability efficiently and effectively while fostering innovation and profitability. In addition, MODOS helps businesses to promote their sustainability credentials and realise new business opportunities.  

Delivered by top sustainable business experts, MODOS offers SMEs in the area of Dublin City Council and Dún Laoghaire-Rathdown County Council the knowledge and confidence to integrate circular economy principles into services, products, operations and communications. 

For More Information

Modos website

Or contact WEEE Ireland compliance team at: info@weeeireland.ie