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  • United Nations says nature sends a message on World Environment Day Nature
    United Nations says nature sends a message on World Environment Day

    During these exceptional times nature is sending us a message: To care for ourselves we must care for nature. For today's annual World Environment Day, The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) state: "It’s time to wake up. To take notice. To raise our voices. It’s time to build back better for People and Planet. The foods we eat, the air we breathe, the water we drink and the climate that makes our planet habitable all come from nature."

    For World Environment Day 2020, everyone is invited to share why it’s time for nature. Nature is on the verge of a breakdown. One million animal and plant species are likely to disappear - soon. UNEP say be a part of the solution and join them in the global call #ForNature.

    More information: https://www.worldenvironmentday.global/

  • Packaging firm uses infrared to tackle 'rogue' plastics in recycling Resource & 'Waste'
    Packaging firm uses infrared to tackle 'rogue' plastics in recycling

    New figures from packaging company DS Smith have revealed the large amount of plastic waste that ends up in UK paper and cardboard recycling streams.

  • Naturally designed 'leaky dams' prevent flooding Water
    Naturally designed 'leaky dams' prevent flooding

    A natural "leaky dams" flood management scheme, which was only installed in Tudeley Woods near Tunbridge Wells, Southern England in January this year, has functioned effectively during extreme weather conditions in Kent caused by Storms Ciara and Dennis which swept across the UK in February, according to the South East Rivers Trust (SERT). In partnership with local landowner The Hadlow Estate, the scheme has been introduced to protect properties in Five Oak Green, downstream of the Alder Stream catchment, from future flooding.

  • Interactive map uncovers coastal towns due to be swept away Buildings & Cities
    Interactive map uncovers coastal towns due to be swept away

    A new interactive map, predicts the shocking speed of erosion on England's coastline over the next 20, 50 and 100 years, with thousands of homes at risk of being lost as our coastline fades away.

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Trade Shows & Conferences

EMEX, the Energy Management Exhibition, taking place on the 21st and 22nd of November at ExCeL London will have a stellar line-up of speakers and exhibitors.

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.

A packed weekend of sustainability events in North Wiltshire

Chippenham will play host to a series of sustainable business events, conference, seminars and exhibition on Friday 19th and Saturday 20th October. 

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.

The UK’s Largest Recycling & Waste Management Expo

Event Name: RWM - Recycling & Waste Management Expo

Event Dates: 12th & 13th September 2018
Venue: NEC, Birmingham

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.

Conference programme announced for ecobuild 2018

ecobuild, the event for forward-thinking professionals in the built environment, has announced the themes and inspiring speaker list for its 2018 conference programme from 6th-8th March at ExCeL, London.

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