- Environment Times partnership - why should you attend RWM? Resource & 'Waste'
Boost for recycling of rare earth metals for a green economy
Resource & 'Waste'
The University of Birmingham has been awarded €4m to set up a pilot facility to reclaim rare earth metals from scrap as part of an EU-funded Horizon 2020 project. The facility will focus on recycling magnets made of neodymium, boron and iron. These are found in hard disk drives, household appliances, electric vehicles and wind turbine generators, and are increasingly important in the transition to a green, low carbon economy.
- Cheshire stream protected from pollution runoff from the M56 Water
Ellesmere Port's massive greenhouse gases could be reduced by a third in 11 years
A new study by the Energy Innovation District (EID) has revealed how a local, smart energy system could reduce greenhouse gas emissions in Ellesmere Port, where 5% of the UK's energy is currently consumed, by 34%. The £200k project – part funded by the Government's Prospering from the energy revolution programme – also demonstrates potential energy cost savings of up to 25%.
Energy & Resource Management
Soft drink maker gets energy and process efficiency benefits from air screens
ECEX Air Intake Screens are helping to save energy and improve operational efficiency at Lucozade Ribena Suntory's factory in Coleford, The Forest of Dean, by improving their heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems.
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.