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  • 40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon Food
    40 North England pea farmers collaborate with Birds Eye to cut carbon

    A collaborative, farm-based environmental project launched in East Yorkshire could significantly cut CO2 levels by using cover crops between pea harvests, and at its core are more than 40 farmers from across East Yorkshire and North Lincolnshire who grow peas for Nomad Foods-owned Birds Eye.

  • Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan Politics
    Commons' Environmental Audit Committee react to PM's 10-point carbon plan

    Reacting to the Prime Minister's 10-point plan on the UK reaching net-zero carbon emissions by 2050, Environmental Audit Committee Chairman Philip Dunne MP said: "The Prime Minister's 10-point plan to build back greener, and supporting 250,000 green jobs, is an important commitment a year out from hosting COP26. But it is disappointing that of the £12billion funding in the plan, only £4billion is new.

  • Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging Business
    Arjowiggins' new see-through paper takes on plastic packaging

    Paper manufacturer Arjowiggins has launched Sylvicta – a translucent, functional barrier paper that has been proven to preserve the quality of food and cosmetics just as well as conventional plastics.

  • UK's largest battery balancing renewables for National Grid goes live Energy
    UK's largest battery balancing renewables for National Grid goes live

    A mammoth c.50MW / 75MWh battery, located in Thurcroft, South Yorkshire, has gone live generating revenue for the site while helping the National Grid balance supply and demand. It is a flagship project showing how the renewable energy will be used and managed. As the country transitions towards a carbon neutral energy supply, batteries will play a vital role in managing energy supplies and ensuring the lights can be kept on. 

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Movers & Shakers

BOSKER TO MARKET J+A IN THE NETHERLANDS

Jacopa's long-standing close relationship with Machinefabriek Bosker en Zonen BV (Bosker) has been further strengthened with a landmark agreement for Bosker to represent Jacopa's premier Jones + Attwood product line in the Netherlands.

FINANCE DIRECTOR DRAWS CROWDS AT WORLD CONGRESS

Jacopa finance director Peter Sargent made an impressive presentation to an attentive audience at the IFS World Conference in Gothenburg recently, with an authoritative overview of the rollout of the Company's highly successful enterprise resource planning (ERP) solution.

Biogest Deal Makes Jacopa One-Stop-Shop for Stormwater

Wastewater solutions specialist Jacopa has agreed a landmark deal with Biogest AG that will cement Jacopa’s position as the UK’s one stop shop for customers in the stormwater management market.

SIMISTER STORMS IN AT JACOPA

Tony Simister has joined leading wastewater specialist Jacopa to further strengthen the company's storm water product portfolio. Tony has a strong background in both the commercial and engineering aspects of storm water projects and is well known for his professional contribution within the industry.

CHARTERED ACHIEVEMENT FOR JACOPA'S KIERAN MADINE

Jacopa Business Development Manager Kieran Madine has achieved success in a Professional Review to be admitted as a Member of CIWEM (MCIWEM) and a Chartered Water and Environmental Manager (C.WEM).

BIOGENIE-ENGLOBE WIN GREEN APPLE AWARD FOR SUSTAINABILITY

Biogenie-EnGlobe, a subsidiary of EnGlobe Corp., and leading worldwide operator of contaminated material treatment facilities, in conjunction with their JV partner Biffa waste services, has won a Green Apple Environment Award in the international campaign to find the greenest companies across the globe.

Fundraising for WaterAid

The Chartered Institution of Water & Environmental Management (CIWEM) Northern Ireland branch recently made a very generous donation of £5,095 to WaterAid.

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