Marketplace

  • FeTu Awards & Standards
    FeTu

    Yorkshire clean energy business scoops prestigious Institute of Physics award

    FeTu, an Elland-based firm whose pioneering green-energy device has global potential to slash CO2 emissions by converting waste heat into electricity, has been awarded the prestigious Institute of Physics (IOP) Business Start-up Award for its ground-breaking technology.

  • Aquabio Ltd Movers & Shakers
    Aquabio Ltd

    Water re-use firm's CSR cycle to work scheme results in donation to the SHIFT fund to Bike Worcester

    Worcester based company Aquabio Ltd, specialising in industrial water re-use and anaerobic digestion, have donated the proceeds of their corporate social responsibility SHIFT scheme to Bike Worcester, a local volunteer group with the aim of supporting more people to choose bikes as a regular mode of transport.

  • Fentex Limited Water
    Fentex Limited

    Fentex Limited is the largest Spill Control manufacturer in UK with the largest range of spill control products designed, manufactured and packaged in the UK

    As the largest manufacturer of spill kits in the UK with over 200 type of emergency spill kit. Our absorbents can control leaks and spills of practically any liquid from a small mercury spill to a can of oil up to a 2000 litre chemical spill. We are constantly developing absorbents for new, and existing, problems.

  • Butlers Chocolates Sustainable Building & Living
    Butlers Chocolates

    Our Sustainable Chocolate Factory

    Across all levels in Butlers Chocolates, we strive to minimise our impact on the environment and improve our processes all the time. We are always thinking about the future. We are dedicated to challenging the issues of sustainability, reducing energy inputs, minimising the carbon footprint and lessening our impact on the environment.

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Transport

Subsea Industries' Ecospeed hull protection system has been selected because of its environmental credentials in tough icy conditions for RRS Sir David Attenborough, the polar research ship under construction at the Cammell Laird shipyard in Birkenhead, Merseyside, NW England.

Gatwick has become the first UK airport to join the RE100 alliance programme designed to generate a massive increase in the demand for renewable electricity, because of this Gatwick announced that it will be carbon neutral by the spring.

A Liverpool company has been selected to lead a collaborative project that promises to result in significant carbon reduction and ultra-low air quality emissions for thousands of vehicles in China within the next 10 years.

Similar support to the car sector is what the Freight Transport Association is calling on the Government to give transport operators, by providing cash support to achieve a more widespread industry take-up of green fuels and technologies.

There will be more public locations to charge electric cars in the UK than there are petrol stations by the summer of 2020, according to new analysis by Nissan.

AkzoNobel has rewarded ship owners with 126,000 carbon credits worth more than $500,000 - the first to be awarded under the company's scheme for ship owners who convert existing vessels from a biocidal antifouling to a biocide-free advanced hull coating, such as AkzoNobel's Intersleek, which is proven to reduce fuel consumption and CO2 emissions.

Merseyside's eco-ambitions have developed further as Merseytravel, the body that provides transport advice to the Liverpool City Region's Combined Authority, has chosen Evolt for its expanded Electric Vehicle charge points after a tender process.

DB Schenker Rail UK has announced a triple win after securing contracts with construction companies United Asphalt, Brett Aggregates and J Clubb.

A zero emission taxi cab that currently operates as a small trial in London is set to enter volume production in Coventry with a £50 million investment.

An infographic from the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport looks to the future and visualises how transport and logistics in Britain would develop, taking account of demographic changes, population growth, technological developments and social and political change.

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