Hardware / Building

Since 1997, our members have invested over €425 million through Repak to support packaging recycling in Ireland, and have helped to grow packaging recycling and recovery from under 15% in 1998 to 90% in 2016, and an estimated 93% in 2018, with Ireland now ranked one of the top performers in Europe for packaging recycling among the EU 27.

Here we share some of the environmental successes of our Hardware and Building Members. If your business would like to be featured on this page, please contact us at info@repak.ie


Xtratherm is committed to sustainability and responsibility, not just with products it sells but the materials and processes it uses to manufacture them. Xtratherm strives to minimise the energy and raw materials it uses and reduce pollution and environmental damages.
Stanley Black & Decker has set targets to reduce its environmental impact by an additional 20% by 2020*. These targets include reducing operational waste generation by 20% of the total waste generated by 2020, 80% will have a reuse or recycling disposition.
Velux Company has a long-term vision of reaching zero waste at its production sites. In 2016, 97% of the waste from production was recycled or used for renewable energy.
Knauf believes in achieving a sustainable approach to the manufacture of gypsum-based building products, balancing the needs of the business with the responsibility to safeguard the planet’s precious resources. Knauf’s commitment to waste reduction does not end when the products leave the factory. It has an ongoing programme to manage waste through the supply chain, including a consultation service to minimize waste at the point of specification.


View a full list of our Hardware / Building Members