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  • Food waste reduced by processors changing testing Food
    Food waste reduced by processors changing testing

    Food waste reduction is key to saving money, improving food production efficiency, lowering greenhouse gas emissions, reducing packaging waste and protecting the environment. Dr Abdel Ezbiri from the technology company Cerulean discusses the waste that results from the temperature testing of fresh and chilled foods, and outline the success that some food processors have achieved in adopting non-destructive testing (NDT) technology.

  • Kingfisher's B&Q will cease selling metaldehyde in slug and snail controls Business
    Kingfisher's B&Q will cease selling metaldehyde in slug and snail controls

    Kingfisher, the home improvement company and owner of B&Q, will stop selling products that contain metaldehyde across its 1,200 stores and replace them with environmentally-friendly alternatives. The move follows three years of collaboration and product development with suppliers.

  • Raising awareness of sanitary disposal and fatbergs with social campaign Water
    Raising awareness of sanitary disposal and fatbergs with social campaign

    Best known for its work excavating the famous London Whitechapel fatberg, drainage firm Lanes Group plc has teamed up with a charity to help to raise funds and spread awareness of the correct way to dispose of sanitary products, an issue that's creating a huge problem in the nation's sewer system and waterways.

  • Adapting to climate change: what's next for the UK? Politics
    Adapting to climate change: what's next for the UK?

    Sarah Winne, Principal Consultant and Emma Green, Consultant in Ramboll's Environment & Health team predict the challenges facing the UK of adapting to climate chaos....

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Energy & Resource Management

F&P to build on strong position in market at AD and Biogas Exhibition

Peer-to-peer lending specialist, F&P Sponsors, is returning to the Anaerobic Digestion & Biogas and World Biogas Expo 2017, to be held between 5th – 6th July at the NEC, Birmingham, where on stand C504 it will highlight its strong track record in helping businesses to achieve funding.

Pharmaceutical Warehouse Industry Leaders - cooling systems with minimal carbon footprint

Jet Environmental is a specialist in the pharmaceutical sector with many successful implementations in large and niche operations. We estimate that over 50 per cent of medicines prescribed in the UK pass through a warehouse distribution centre temperature controlled by Jet Environmental.

AIR CONTROL INDUSTRIES' LED LIGHTING OVERHAUL REDUCES COSTS BY 70%

Industrial air movement specialist Air Control Industries is experiencing lower electricity bills and a huge improvement in its warehouse's working environment, thanks to a bright idea to introduce a new LED lighting system.

HOW MUCH ENERGY DO YOU CONSUME AFTER LIGHTS OUT?

When the last person out at night switches off the lights how many of us are lulled into a false sense of security to think that the energy consumption of their offices or factory also switches off for the night? Mike Glanfield, Chartered Energy Manager at Epsilon Energy Professionals, reports on a solution.

LOW CARBON HEATING SOLUTION FOR OVERSANDS SCHOOL

Pupils and staff at an independent specialist school in Cumbria are now benefiting from hot water and heating generated by two new biomass boilers optimised for energy efficient performance through eco-friendly pre-insulated pipe from Flexenergy.

SYMPATEX LAUNCHES 100% CO2-NEUTRAL TEXTILE MEMBRANE

Sympatex Technologies will introduce the "guaranteed green" Sympatex membrane, which is produced in a completely climate-neutral way for the first time at the Munich trade show ISPO 2017 (5th - 8th February 2017).

THE LOW CARBON HUB SOLAR PV SHARE OFFER HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO 3RD OCTOBER 2016!

Low Carbon Hub's current share offer aims to raise £3.5 million to fund their second wave of renewables projects in Oxfordshire - the prelude to their ambition for the whole of Oxfordshire to be powered by an interconnected series of smart micro grids centred around multiple small scale, community-controlled renewable energy schemes.

KPA UNICON TO SUPPLY A BIOMASS-FIRED BOILER PLANT TO STORA ENSO SAWMILL IN SWEDEN

Stora Enso Timber Ab and KPA Unicon Oy have signed a contract of a biomass-fired hot water boiler plant delivery to Stora Enso sawmill Ala in Ljusne, Sweden.

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