Go-Ahead expands air-filtering bus fleet following trial success
• Go-Ahead will increase its unique fleet of air-cleaning vehicles, deploying five buses in Southampton by end of 2019.
• Results from initial pilot show that one bus has the capacity to draw 65g of particulates from the air over 100 days – just over the weight of a tennis ball.
- Pollywood Ltd Movers & Shakers
RWM 2019 - showguides
Trade Shows & Conferences
Free RWM showguides are being posted this month
In just 5 short weeks, 14,000 environmental professionals will flood to the UK's largest recycling and waste management event; RWM exhibition. Very soon show tickets and the official RWM 2019 showguide will be delivered to RWM ticket holders in the post. The showguides are everything you need to plan your day; including show highlights, speaker profiles, the exhibitor directory, full timetable and floorplan.
Energy & Resource Management
Sensor solutions for predictive maintenance of wind turbines and generators
Precision sensor technologies are not only proving their value during the production and testing of wind turbines, but also in the real time condition monitoring of operationally active onshore and offshore wind farms, says Chris Jones, Managing Director of Micro-Epsilon UK.
Resource & 'Waste'
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
Vacuum cleaners are often thrown away too early because users fail to maintain them properly and mistakenly think they're broken beyond repair, a study by Nottingham Trent University shows.