Marketplace

  • Society for the Environment Movers & Shakers
    Society for the Environment

    The Society for the Environment's boss recognised for female CEO excellence and Society also gives out Honary Fellowship to university professor

    The Society for the Environment has been recognised twice in the inaugural Female CEO Excellence Awards, with an award for CEO, Dr Emma Wilcox, and for the Society's environmental professional register.

  • Crowcon Health & safety
    Crowcon

    Gas-detection specialist Crowcon provides DB Breweries with CO2 detectors as the drinks industry continues to acknowledge urgent need for gas detection monitoring

    Many do not fully appreciate that CO2 is toxic.....

  • Jacopa Water
    Jacopa

    Jacopa Band Screens - 20 Years Old and Still Going Strong

    A tranche of Jacopa CF200 band screens installed almost 20 years ago in treatment works on the outskirts of Belfast, Northern Ireland, are still going strong – and still best in class.

  • Adler & Allan Spill Control & Clean Up
    Adler & Allan

    Adler & Allan expands its environmental consultancy offering

    Adler & Allan Group Company is pleased to announce the further expansion of its range of value-added services through the acquisition of specialist environmental consultancy, OHES Environmental (OHES).

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Resource & 'Waste'

Somerset-based Glastonbury festival's Worthy Farm and large-scale chedder cheese making Wyke Farms are testing clean emission tractors running on-site produced methane from farm wastes this week.

We all like to think we're doing the responsible thing by paying a company to remove our waste, reports James Murray – but be it building, DIY or garden debris, household clutter or an overflow of household waste, the truth is, by engaging the services of an illegal waste removal company, householders can be enabling waste crime, as well as inadvertently causing significant harm to the environment.

Feeding a world population rising to 10 billion is one of the greatest challenges society faces – but a group of students at the University of Sheffield are exploring if fish droppings could provide the answer.

The massive development at London's King's Cross might grab attention for its shiny new buildings, houses, streets, parks, shops and university but behind the scenes the less glamorous issue of waste sweepings is drastically lowering the wet gritty waste going to landfill.

Online retailer Ocado and Social enterprise charity Hubbub have devised a creative solution involving inmates from a Northumberland prison to influence the prevention of the 30 million items of corporate uniform that's thrown away unnecessarily each year in the UK.

British households' Christmas indulgence sees us creates around 230,000 tonnes of additional food waste, the equivalent weight of 38 million turkeys, and most of this ends up rotting in landfill.

Construction and engineering firm J. Murphy & Sons Limited has won an environmental award for an eco garden at one of the firm's southern English depots at White Waltham in Berkshire.

A green alternative to tropical hardwood for seating that can nevertheless withstand the ravages of the British seafront has been deployed in Colwyn Bay, North Wales.

Some of the UK's most forward thinking foodservice companies have united – offering up food for thought – to launch a powerful sustainability initiative, set to revolutionise how the industry shares green knowledge, guidelines and best practice examples.

Ever wondered what actually happens to the bottles you send for recycling? The following infographic, supplied by Limerick based Advanced Technical Concepts, charts their journey from collection by the waste recycling lorry to sorting, processing, converting and finally manufacturing. Other recycling journeys can be seen at iwanttoberecycled.org

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