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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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Water

ANOTHER BRIDGE SCRAPER CONTRACT FOR JACOPA

Wastewater treatment and services experts Jacopa have won a prestigious contract to refurbish four bridge scrapers on settlement tanks at Worcester wastewater treatment works.

A WATER SAVING PROJECT WORTH INVESTING IN

A 'serial inventor' and his business partner are seeking investors or licensees to advance their patented Aquasaver, which recycles the usually wasted cold water that flows from a tap before the hot water comes through. 

PROTECTING YOUR ASSETS

For water service companies, ensuring that wastewater treatment works are fully operational is a key aim and one that can be severely disrupted if vital assets are damaged by debris. Finding that a fine screen or pump has been wrecked by debris from storms or inconsiderately dumped, is one of the worst scenarios.

WHEN TO RENEW AND WHEN TO REFURBISH?

Wastewater solutions and services experts Jacopa provide a specialist, bespoke refurbishment facility that allows ageing or failing wastewater treatment equipment to be brought back to a working condition.

UK LAUNCH OF CLEARFLOW ACCELERATED SEDIMENT AND CONTAMINANT REMOVAL TECHNOLOGY

Frog environmental launched the Clearflow water quality improvement and pollution reduction product range to the UK market.

FASTBALLAST COMPLIANCE MONITOR

A portable and Integrated solution for Ballast Water Monitoring to IMO D2 Standard.

ACHILLES ACOLADES FOR JACOPA

Wastewater solutions and services provider Jacopa has secured excellent scores in a recent Achilles Verify audit that assessed its management systems and also operations at three locations: the company's West Bromwich and Chippenham sites and the Abbey Mills pumping station.

SWITCH TO ROTORK ELIMINATES TRAUMA OF UNRELIABILITY ON RIVER THAMES WEIR

Rotork IQ3 non-intrusive intelligent electric actuators have been chosen to replace unreliable actuators for the operation of radial gates on an important river management weir on the River Thames.

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