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  • Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy Nature
    Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy

    City of Trees has completed the biggest i-Tree Eco survey undertaken in the United Kingdom and it highlights the £33million annual value of Greater Manchester's trees to the economy and that 1million trees are at risk.

  • London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products Business
    London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products

    Attractive looking plastic free zones have been introduced by London supermarket Thornton's Budgens store in Camden's Belsize Park. In 10 weeks the store has managed to assemble more than 1,700 plastic-free products, featuring everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to wild game meat.

  • Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go Resource & 'Waste'
    Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go

    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.

  • Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined Food
    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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Energy & Resource Management

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.

TINYTAG ENERGY LOGGER: ACCURATE ENERGY CONSUMPTION DATA

The Tinytag Energy Logger is a portable, easy to use device for monitoring single and three phase power usage. It is ideal for monitoring energy consumption in line with ESOS, ISO 50001, and other energy management requirements.

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