Environment Times - latest digital edition
Environment Times... Printed since 1993 and now also digital - read latest issue below
26 years of providing business, manufacturing and organisations with UK news of environmental good practice, as well as prosecutions. Features the sustainable use of air, water, land, nature & biodiversity, energy efficiency, corporate reports, opinions, new products & services, and industry news.
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Resource & 'Waste'
A company that purchases unsold books from charity shops and now resells millions of them online has been recognised for its role in recycling and preventing waste from reaching landfill.
Difficult to recycle plastics have been made into energy feedstock or plastic production product on a commercial scale that promises to propel plastic waste recycling globally from 10% to 90%.
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.