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    An initiative from recycling campaign #LeedsByExample means that students at Leeds Beckett University can now donate money to the homeless while they recycle their plastic bottles and cans or paper cups on campus - and targets millennials who eat most on the go than other age groups but recycle the least.

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    Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined

    Academics have patented a new concept that would see food production taken underground. The revolutionary ideas are being promoted by University of Nottingham academics Professor Saffa Riffat, Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and President of the World Society of Sustainable Technologies, and Professor Yijun Yuan, Marie Curie Research Fellow.

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edie Live 2017 (energy, sustainability & resource efficiency)


The annual flagship two-day exhibition and conference attracts thousands of energy, sustainability and resource efficiency professionals.

It features practical seminar theatres to the strategic keynote, from technology demonstrations and the latest business solutions to tailored visitor experiences via sustainability clinics and topic trails.

edie Live connects people with the information, ideas and the suppliers they need to make their businesses more sustainable.

edielive 2017 bannerStrategy and Innovation Conference.
The high level conference will be divided into four key themes across the two days to deliver a concentrated and focused package of expert content, cutting complexity for attendees and giving them the information and tools to hone their own approaches and effect real change in their organisations.
• Policy, regulation, drivers and leaders
• Collaboration and the social agenda
• Megatrends
• What the future looks like

Energy Management Theatre
Taking delegates through legislative compliance to smashing targets this theatre addresses all the major concerns of the energy manager. From driving down usage, to buying better to generating your own, it examines the key drivers, the best initiatives and shows you how to make the right decisions for your business.

Resource Efficiency Theatre
From specific strategies and solutions to analysis of the broader issues at play, this theatre is for any business, small or large, seeking to reduce their consumption, close their loops, minimise their waste outputs and mitigate risk in their supply chains.

Onsite Generation Theatre
From demand response to onsite installations, energy recovery to energy storage, hear from your peers who have already done the work and are making it happen for their business.

Register for your free edie Live pass here and gain access to the free seminar theatres and keynote conference.