Ecohouse for the Homeless
Environment Times is raising money for the homeless by creating a 'virtual ecohouse'. Naturesave Insurance is one of the donors. They write: "Naturesave Insurance is a leading UK green and ethical insurance provider providing cover for homes, business, charities and community organisations across the UK. We have been recommended by Ethical Consumer and awarded the top ethical rating for insurance by The Good Shopping Guide.
Watson Marlow Fluid Technology Group
Easing the cost of phosphorous removal in AMP7 How will you ensure accurate dosing of chemicals? by Bruce Quilter, Sector Specialist - Industrial & Environmental, WMFTG
Treatment chemicals are the largest cost to water companies. Chemical use lies at the forefront of cost-saving plans as the water industry in England and Wales enters the new regulatory asset management period (AMP7). They also carry a heavy embedded carbon footprint due to the scale of production and transportation they represent.
Milestone Design Ltd
Ecohouse for the Homeless
Britain's first producer of totally green kitchens of recycled content, all the way from Ilkley West Yorkshire
Environment Times is raising money for the homeless by creating a 'virtual ecohouse'. Milestone Design is one of the donors. They write: "Our first faltering steps into eco design began in 2006 when our directors, Julian and Jan Richards, were sat at home treating themselves to the odd gin & tonic or two(ish). At some point of the evening one of them said, "Go on then ... we've been recycling for ages and I've never seen a thing in the shops that's made from the things we recycle.... what CAN we actually buy that's recycled?"
Atlas Copco Compressors
Atlas Copco offers versatile air blower technologies for clean water and wastewater treatment
Atlas Copco provides a full scope of air blower technologies for the UK water and wastewater sector. All our blowers provide guaranteed oil-free air, reliably and for years on end. They are designed to enable water and wastewater companies to reduce energy costs and lower their total cost of ownership.
Thomas Ingenlath, the boss of Swedish electric car brand Polestar, has turned his back on carbon offsetting in an ambition to create the first 'truly climate neutral car' by 2030.
A Belfast Maritime Consortium led by Artemis Technologies has won a £33 million UK Government innovation grant to develop zero emissions ferries in the city, that they claim will revolutionise the future of maritime transport.
Biffa saves 6,600 tonnes of CO2 emissions transporting material by rail
Waste firm Biffa reveals it has saved 6,600 tonnes of CO2 emissions by switching to the usage of rail links for the transportation of mostly inert waste material to its facilities. This follows the Group's strategic rail partnership with GB Railfreight to increase its capacity for transportation via rail, thereby reducing its reliance on road haulage. Since last year, the Group has transported over 600,000 tonnes of inert waste by rail.
Volta Trucks, the Scandinavian start-up full-electric vehicle manufacturer, will soon start a pilot test of its forthcoming Volta Zero with DPD, a leading UK parcel delivery service.
An award-winning waste plastic roads company, MacRebur, who got the idea for using waste plastics in roads and car parks after witnessing landfill waste pickers in India melting the scavenged material for pothole infilling, is working with Cumbria County Council to lay the first waste plastic highway in the UK be funded by the Department for Transport.
A UK developer & inventor company, Faradion, could take the lead in the battery market away from its current dependency on China. The global market is set to boom as utility-scale energy storage and electric transport expands.
The number of employees joining the Cycle to Work scheme has more than doubled as commuters make plans for returning to the workplace, amid growing concerns about the safety of using public transport as lockdown eases, but calls are made to extend the scheme's benefits for the self employed.
Royal Mail Group Ltd, the owner of one of Europe's largest fleets, has signed a deal with EDF in the UK to deliver electric vehicle infrastructure. This will support Royal Mail Group's aims under the Optimise Prime Project – the world's largest commercial electric vehicle project.
Logistics company UPS and the University of Dublin's Trinity College have announced a five-year partnership to drive sustainable solutions for Dublin.
Innovative deployment of solar lighting and power generation has resulted in a major rail renewal project at Llanwern, South Wales achieving 97% diesel-free operation. And the project's leaders, Network Rail and Colas Rail Ltd, feel it has proved the viability of a sustainable 'Site of the Future'.