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  • 40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon Food
    40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon

    A collaborative, farm-based environmental project launched in East Yorkshire could significantly cut CO2 levels by using cover crops between pea harvests, and at its core are more than 40 farmers from across East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire who grow peas for Nomad Foods-owned Birds Eye.

  • Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan Politics
    Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan

    Reacting to the Prime Minister's 10-point plan on the UK reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, Environmental Audit Committee Chairman Philip Dunne MP said: "The Prime Minister's 10-point plan to build back greener, and supporting 250,000 green jobs, is an important commitment a year out from hosting COP26. But it is disappointing that of the £12billion funding in the plan, only £4billion is new.

  • Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging Business
    Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging

    Paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a translucent, functional barrier paper that has been proven to preserve the quality of food and cosmetics just as well as conventional plastics.

  • UK's largest battery balancing renewables for National Grid goes live Energy
    UK's largest battery balancing renewables for National Grid goes live

    A mammoth c.50MW / 75MWh battery, located in Thurcroft, South Yorkshire, has gone live generating revenue for the site while helping the National Grid balance supply and demand. It is a flagship project showing how the renewable energy will be used and managed. As the country transitions towards a carbon neutral energy supply, batteries will play a vital role in managing energy supplies and ensuring the lights can be kept on. 

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RWM 2019 - showguides

Free RWM showguides are being posted this month

In just 5 short weeks, 14,000 environmental professionals will flood to the UK's largest recycling and waste management event; RWM exhibition. Very soon show tickets and the official RWM 2019 showguide will be delivered to RWM ticket holders in the post. The showguides are everything you need to plan your day; including show highlights, speaker profiles, the exhibitor directory, full timetable and floorplan.

rwm 2019 520X429Register now online here to ensure you receive a complimentary showguide hardcopy with your tickets.

RWM takes place on September 11th and 12th at the NEC, Birmingham. 

Just this year's lineup alone, is reason enough to attend, with household and iconic names from every corner of the industry: NASA, TerraCycle, Coca Cola, Keep Britain Tidy, The Co-Op, Environment Audit Committee, Procter & Gamble, Costa Coffee, and Clean Up Britain patron Jeremy Paxman.

What's more, there will be 500 industry leading exhibitors, networking opportunities, and a host of live demos, including the Zero Emissions Zone: Test Track – RWM 2019 is not to be missed.

Join the other 14,000 waste management and recycling professionals for these 2 action-packed days. To register for free visitor tickets for you and your colleagues please visit rwmexhibition.com.

If you are interested in exhibiting at this year's event, our exclusive discount for Environment Times members has been extended! Your discount code is: 'ETIMES SAVE' – quote this when enquiring online, or contacting Nick Woore on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or 0117 990 6083.

If you need more convincing, take a look at their 5 reasons why to exhibit.

We hope you will join us there in September!