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Groundbreaking SuDS Material Tackles Highway Metals Pollution
A groundbreaking new sustainable drainage material has addressed the challenge of removing toxic heavy metals pollution from highway runoff with a versatile solution that will be simple for highways authorities to incorporate into roadside schemes, writes SDS Market Development Manager, Jo Bradley.
Health & safety
Casella launches intrinsically safe low flow pump for chemical exposure monitoring
Casella, air sampling, noise and vibration specialist, has launched its advanced and lightweight low flow pump, the VAPex Pro. The elite low flow pump is the ideal solution for seamless reporting on employee's levels of chemical exposure, saving occupational hygienists' crucial time in their working day.
Energy & Resource Management
Prolectric Acquires the Solatainer Solar Generator
Prolectric, the UK's fast-growing supplier of temporary solar lighting and off-grid power for highways, rail & infrastructure projects, has acquired the Solatainer® solar generator. The Prolectric acquisition includes all Solatainer assets and intellectual property.
Politicians of all colours have concluded that the UK Government will threaten sustainable production if it doesn't 'lift the regulatory burden' on remanufacturing, and wake up to the sector's 'enormous economic, social and environmental potential'.
A record number of companies are promising to rid their commodity supply chains of deforestation because of the business opportunities it can bring, according to new data from CDP's forests programme - but much needs to be done to change intentions into action.
A dyestuffs company can help clothing companies on their way to eco-conscious fashion, with a range of products created from agricultural waste. And it is embracing the latest in communications technology to enable transparency of the supply chain to consumers.
An easy-to-use guide, to help businesses improve how they communicate their social and environmental credentials, has been launched by Clarity Sustainability.
Resource scarcity is leading AkzoNobel to work with Canada's Enerkem and explore the use of waste streams as a feedstock for chemical production and the development of waste-to-chemicals facilities in Europe.
A skills deficit in environment and sustainability currently facing the UK workplace is likely to limit the country's ability to compete and prosper in a sustainable economy, research has revealed - so a campaign has been set up to blow away the gathering 'perfect storm'.
A manufacturing technique in widepread use to give quality finishes to products is set to become 98% greener, after Plymouth University scientists identify a way of dramatically reducing the impacts of styrene.
Chemical giant BASF is analysing its 50,000 product portfolio against a new method bringing in sustainability criteria.