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  • Naturesave Insurance Ecohouse for the Homeless
    Naturesave Insurance

    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 Water
    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
    Milestone Design Ltd

    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 Water
    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.

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Transport

A web based electric car journey planning tool for Europe, the BATTERIE Project, has been launched at Titanic Belfast after piloting in Ireland, and is now available for public use.

The UK's first commercial scale solar-powered hydrogen production and refuelling facility has opened at Honda's manufacturing site on the outskirts of Swindon, Wiltshire.

The engine-less cargo sailing vessel "Tres Hombres" returned to Brixham at the weekend to load Devon's organic ale.

By 2050, most vehicles will need to be electrically propelled, with a battery to store energy or an on-board hydrogen fuel cell to generate electricity, if emission targets set by governments are to be met.

A new Welsh brewery warehouse near Newport measuring five football pitches is set to remove the need for 330,000 kilometres of lorry journeys, and save the carbon dioxide emission equivalent of 52 households.

A couple more English universities, Imperial College in West London and Oxford Brookes, have teamed with Hertz on a 24/7 cleaner car club, and latest results reveal carbon emissions can be reduced by 40%.

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