Marketplace

  • EMEX 2019 Trade Shows & Conferences
    EMEX 2019

    Are you responsible for:
    • reducing carbon emissions and energy costs;
    • improving sustainability;
    • implementing low-carbon technologies;
    • complying with environmental standards and legislation.
    • Then join us this month at EMEX, the UK's must-attend energy and sustainability event, on the 27th and 28th at ExCeL London.

  • Green Motion Awards & Standards
    Green Motion

    Green Motion Shortlisted At The International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019

    Green Motion are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the International Travel & Tourism Awards, presented by WTM London for the 'Best in Responsible Tourism' category.

  • Reconomy Awards & Standards
    Reconomy

    Reconomy features in Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250

    Outsourced waste management and recycling services provider, Reconomy, has featured in the annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250.

  • CapSure at European Asbestos Forum Health & safety
    CapSure at European Asbestos Forum

    ASBESTOS AND INNOVATION

    CapSure will be presenting at the 4th international conference of the European Asbestos Forum Foundation. This event will take place on the 14th and 15th of November in Amsterdam.

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Water

A vulnerable Cheshire stream polluted with toxic metals carried in runoff from the M56 motorway is the first to be protected by an innovative sustainable drainage material that could now be used to clean up hundreds of similar outfalls across the UK.

Best known for its work excavating the famous London Whitechapel fatberg, drainage firm Lanes Group plc has teamed up with a charity to help to raise funds and spread awareness of the correct way to dispose of sanitary products, an issue that's creating a huge problem in the nation's sewer system and waterways.

Fatbergs have inspired a pupil to write an unusual and heroic tale winning bronze in a national contest run by BBC Radio 2, and the formation of a new association to tackle fatberg via the correct use of kitchen grease traps.

SPIE UK has devised a river filtration engineering solution within Shell's below ground areas by the River Thames, helping lower the building's carbon footprint, whilst avoiding damaging protected river species such as endangered eels.

Putting leftover fat down the plughole could be a disastrous Christmas present for our seas, says marine charity the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) - as millions of households, restaurants and eateries prepare to serve up a festive roast on Christmas Day, the UK marine charity is warning people not to pour leftover cooking fats and oils down the sink, or flush wet wipes down the toilet.

Jo Bradley, Market Development Manager, SDS Limited, takes a look at a neglected issue..... Rainwater that runs off impervious surfaces such as roads, roofs and car parks can carry with it hazardous pollutants.  Heavy storms pose not only a risk of flooding but the danger of delivering poisonous metals and hydrocarbons to sensitive rivers, streams and groundwaters.

A 'fit and forget' golf ball sized water monitoring device lets you know when 45 litres have been used so those who take long showers can realise the error of their ways!

90 per cent of England's flood plains no longer exist with the natural vegetation that slows floodwaters from entering villages and towns, a Co-op Insurance commissioned report by Salford University experts reveals.

A chance find of a type of bacteria accidentally discovered during research could have big implications for water treatment's costs and carbon footprint, and could fundamentally re-shape efforts to cut the huge amount of electricity consumed during the wastewater clean-up of nitrogen.

The organisers of WWEM 2016, which deals with water testing and environmental analysis, say that it is set to smash all previous records next week.

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