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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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Water

JACOPA - JUST THE BEST PARTS

With 200 years of heritage under its belt, wastewater treatment solutions and services provider Jacopa is well placed to provide one of the fastest, most efficient and reliable replacement parts supply services in the business.

JACOPA WINS THAMES WATER CONTRACT FOR SAF

Wastewater treatment systems and solutions experts Jacopa have won a key Thames Water framework contract to provide their robust, high-performance modular Submerged Aerated Filters (SAF) systems throughout AMP 6 (2015-2020).

MINISTER 'DROPS IN' TO WASTEWATER SITE

Ireland's Minister of State for Food, Forestry and Horticulture, Wicklow-East Carlow TD Andrew Doyle has paid a surprise visit to the recently upgraded Dunlavin wastewater treatment plant in his Wicklow constituency.

RBC Problem? Jacopa's got it Covered

Wastewater treatment specialist's Jacopa have successfully replaced the covers of an existing Rotating Biological Contactor (RBC) at Frolesworth Sewage Treatment works in Leicestershire.

UK ENVIRONMENT AGENCY STOCKPILE JACKBOX

Hesco patented flood barrier JACKBOX™ has successfully won the UK Environment Agency (EA) tender for 10Km of temporary flood defence, to be stored at strategic locations across the UK, for emergency flood deployment.

ABERDEEN INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS PARK GETS SUSTAINABLE SUDS TREATMENT WITH HYDRO'S POLLUTION CONTROL TECHNOLOGY

Aberdeen's new International Business Park, built next to the City's International Airport, is delivering a best-practice Sustainable Drainage (SuDS) scheme using filtration and bioretention technologies from Hydro International to meet strict planning and pollutant removal criteria.

GULLADUFF GETS THE JACOPA TREATMENT

Wastewater treatment and services experts Jacopa have installed new rotating biological contactors (RBCs) and other equipment to ensure the village of Gulladuff, Northern Ireland, enjoys excellent wastewater treatment.

JACOPA PACKAGED RBC's FOR HENLLAN WWWT PLANT

Jacopa has delivered two of its packaged rotating biological contactors (RBCs) to help a wastewater treatment plant in rural south-west Wales meet a more stringent Natural Resources Wales discharge consent.

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