Hemp is due a hayday as farm-grown revival begins across UK
The British Hemp Company has launched a mill in Warminster and has boosted its plans for 12 farms across the UK, with its founder Stephen Glover pointing out that being locally grown it avoids the carbon footprint of imports. In the 1930s hemp fell out of favour in Britain after the price fell and a government disinformation campaign wrongly linked hemp with Cannabis.
- Darker skies and less carbon from Cumbria County Council's lighting replacements Energy
- "Offsetting a cop-out" Polestar boss says as aims for climate neutral car Transport
- Fashion made from seaweed fibre hopes for green takeoff Business
Trade Shows & Conferences
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.
ENERGY EFFICIENCY'S MOVERS AND SHAKERS MEET AT EMEX LONDON
Ahead of the 2015 Paris Climate conference, UK energy efficiency's movers and shakers meet at The Energy Management Exhibition (EMEX), the largest business focused event taking place this year on 11- 12 November at ExCeL in London.