Caterpillars are needed in cities for blue tits to truly thrive
Many animal species suffer reduced reproductive success in urban habitats, despite wide-spread supplementation of breeding and feeding opportunities. In some years, the breeding success of city birds is devastatingly low. Biologists have now shown conclusively that in urban blue tits, reduced breeding success is linked to poor nestling diet and in particular to scarcity of caterpillars, their preferred nestling food.
Train station coffee grounds recycling branches out further to fuel homes
Resource & 'Waste'
A coffee recycling partnership between Network Rail and bio-bean which reprocesses the waste from coffee into Coffee Logs, a fuel for the home, is set to expand across the UK, and has received a Highly-Commended award for the Circular Economy Project of the Year at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards, and was also shortlisted for recognition at the National Recycling Awards.
- Whisky distillery cleans process water and reintroduces native oysters Food
- Scientists explore link between traffic air pollution and diabetes Pollution
Trade Shows & Conferences
MORE THAN 100 EXPERT SPEAKERS CONFIRMED FOR EDIE LIVE 2017
The annual flagship two-day exhibition and conference attracts thousands of energy, sustainability and resource efficiency professionals.
RUSHLIGHT SHOW - LONDON, 25 JANUARY 2017
The 8th Rushlight Show, sponsored by Innovate UK, BEIS, Enterprise Ireland, Carbon Limiting Technologies, Venner Shipley and Smith & Williamson, is taking place on Wednesday 25 January 2017 at the Royal College of Surgeons of England, Lincoln's Inn Fields, London. It is a leading event for cleantech companies and sustainable solutions to meet investors and financiers, corporate customers, government departments, advisers and intermediaries in the heart of London.
Themes and talking points at major energy management show
To give you a glimpse into the seminar programme and the exhibition – here are some of the themes and talking points that will be covered this year at EMEX, the Energy Management Exhibition being held at Excel London, 16-17 November.
5th International Electronics Recycling Congress IERC 2016
January 19 – 22, 2016, Salzburg, Austria
The IERC 2016 is the recycling industry's most important event, bringing together over 500 producers, recyclers, equipment manufacturers, recycling associations, refurbisher, standards bodies, NGOs, regulators and many more.
ELECTRONICS RECYCLING ASIA, November 10-13, 2015, Singapore
The world's reliance on electronic products and digital information continues to feed into the corresponding challenge of how best to recycle the electric- and battery-powered devices that touch all aspects of daily life.