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.
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The challenge is on for the built environment ... get your free tickets for Futurebuild 2019
The built environment industry can influence the resilience, sustainability and quality of homes, buildings and elements of infrastructure and cities. Global scientific evidence and strategies, such as the UN Sustainable Development Goals, are giving a clear message: it is now time to think the unthinkable to make change happen.
WWEM 2018 open for registration and publishes speaker line-up
The organisers of WWEM 2018, the water, wastewater & environmental monitoring event, have published details of a comprehensive programme of conferences, seminars and workshops that will take place during the 2-day (21+22 Nov) event in Telford (UK). Covering testing issues such as microplastics, nutrients and pesticides, the event will cover all of the most topical subjects in water and wastewater analysis and monitoring. Many of these presentations are free to attend; as is the international exhibition that accompanies them.
Registration opens for Air Quality & Emissions Show
With political and media activity approaching fever pitch on the subject of air pollution, the role of monitoring is under more scrutiny than ever, so AQE 2018, the Air Quality & Emissions event (Telford, UK 21/22 Nov.), is set to be the busiest yet.
Activate your e-ticket for RWM
In just 16 days on 12th and 13th of September, the NEC Birmingham will host UK's largest and most anticipated waste management & recycling event, RWM. Environment Times are a partner and exhibitor of the show and you will be able to find them there on stand 4A140.
Achieve your sustainable energy future, today at edie Live
At edie Live (22-23 May, NEC Birmingham), we will show you how your organisation can achieve a sustainable future, today. Driving resource efficiency across your business and its supply chain is a highly complex and challenging mission. But this mission is possible. At the NEC Birmingham on 22-23 May, edie Live 2018 will show you how.