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  • Caterpillars are needed in cities for blue tits to truly thrive Nature
    Caterpillars are needed in cities for blue tits to truly thrive

    Many animal species suffer reduced reproductive success in urban habitats, despite wide-spread supplementation of breeding and feeding opportunities. In some years, the breeding success of city birds is devastatingly low. Biologists have now shown conclusively that in urban blue tits, reduced breeding success is linked to poor nestling diet and in particular to scarcity of caterpillars, their preferred nestling food.

  • Train station coffee grounds recycling branches out further to fuel homes Resource & 'Waste'
    Train station coffee grounds recycling branches out further to fuel homes

    A coffee recycling partnership between Network Rail and bio-bean which reprocesses the waste from coffee into Coffee Logs, a fuel for the home, is set to expand across the UK, and has received a Highly-Commended award for the Circular Economy Project of the Year at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards, and was also shortlisted for recognition at the National Recycling Awards.

  • Whisky distillery cleans process water and reintroduces native oysters Food
    Whisky distillery cleans process water and reintroduces native oysters

    Glenmorangie has seen native European oysters reintroduced to coastal waters around its Highland home after a century's absence, an environmental restoration that acts in tandem with the distillery's new anaerobic digestion plant to purify the by-products created through the distillation process.

  • Scientists explore link between traffic air pollution and diabetes Pollution
    Scientists explore link between traffic air pollution and diabetes

    A team of scientists primarily from the University of Leicester and EarthSense Systems has investigated a possible link between air pollution and the rise in type 2 diabetes. Exposure to traffic related air pollutants is known to cause insulin resistance, a hallmark of the disease.

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Awards & Standards

RBS wins Bank of the Year in Better Society Awards 2017 for JUMP engagement programme

RBS has won the prestigious 'Bank of the Year' award in the Better Society Awards 2017 for its innovative employee engagement programme, JUMP. The Bank came first in its category, ahead of runners-up HSBC, Liberum, Barclays and Societe Generale. The Bank was recognised for successfully engaging its employees in sustainable behaviours and improving sustainability in the workplace.

SAVORTEX announced as Successful Innovator by Cummins

SAVORTEX, the multi-award winning hand drying technology manufacturer, has been chosen as a Successful Innovator by the American Fortune 500 corporation Cummins, as part of its Environmental Gateway programme. It recognises innovators, small businesses and corporates around Britain and the world who design products which help to reduce carbon emissions.

NEBOSH REAPS BENEFITS OF ISO14001 ACCREDITATION

NEBOSH, a leading health, safety and environmental management examination board, has significantly reduced the environmental impact of its Leicester headquarters thanks to the ISO14001:2015 accreditation process.

NEW AWARD FOR BEST AIR QUALITY SITE

A new award has been created to highlight the importance of air quality monitoring stations (AQMSs), by recognising those that create and maintain the best sites.

ITM POWER WIN RUSHLIGHT AWARDS 2016-17

Eventure Media presented the Rushlight Awards in their 10th anniversary year at a lively Awards Party on Wednesday night (25th January) at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. The awards were attended by organisations that are leading the way in clean technology innovation and sustainable solution deployment, investors, advisers, specialist and general media, trade associations and government departments.

ECO-FRIENDLY JUNK REMOVAL AND HOUSE CLEARANCE SPECIALISTS WINS NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT AWARD

From reusing old duvets as dog bedding to safely recycling old televisions, a UK company that collects and recycles over 40 tonnes of people's junk every week has been recognised for its contribution to the country's environment.

INNOVATION DRIVING GREEN ECONOMY GROWTH IS KEY TO WINNING

Eventure Media presented the Rushlight Awards for the 9th year at a lively Awards Party at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. Attended by organisations that are leading the way in clean technology innovation and sustainable solution deployment, the party followed the Rushlight Show.