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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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Health & safety

THE LAKES ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC!

THE VENUE: LAKES ALIVE FESTIVAL, KENDAL.
THE CLIENT: CHRIS SELKIRK, OF SUSTAINABLE FESTIVALS.
THE KIT: OPTIMUS GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND LEVEL METER

Cirrus Research unveil new Environmental Noise Measurement Kit

Noise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research has launched its new Environmental Noise Measurement Kit ahead of the CIEH Noise Conference on April 17.

Gas-detection specialist Crowcon provides DB Breweries with CO2 detectors as the drinks industry continues to acknowledge urgent need for gas detection monitoring

Many do not fully appreciate that CO2 is toxic.....

Select hearing protection now available thanks to latest Cirrus' doseBadge5 update

The doseBadge5 noise dosimeter is now available with octave bands filters allowing for effective and accurate selection that enhances employee hearing protection.

Remote sensor assembly enhances Crowcon’s XgardIQ fixed point detection solution

In response to an industry-wide drive towards improved worker safety and reducing maintenance downtime, Crowcon has developed a remote sensor assembly to work alongside its XgardIQ fixed point detector and transmitter.

OPTEX DETECTORS PROTECT LIVELIHOODS 'DOWN ON THE FARM'

The success of a security installation using OPTEX detectors to protect against the theft of expensive machinery and equipment at an arable farm in North Lincolnshire has led to a similar system being deployed to protect turbines at a neighbouring windfarm.

CIRRUS RESEARCH MOVES INTO VIBRATION MARKET WITH NEW PRODUCT

Noise measurement specialists Cirrus Research are moving in to the vibration detection market for the first time with the launch of its new Revo Vibration Meter.

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