Marketplace

  • The Rushlight Show Trade Shows & Conferences
    The Rushlight Show

    The Rushlight Show is a marketplace that brings together cleantech developers and sustainable solution providers, with investors & financiers and businesses looking to source suppliers and partners for an improved level of sustainability in their supply chain and operations.

  • Ecobuild 2018 Trade Shows & Conferences
    Ecobuild 2018

    Ecobuild 2018 will be designed around its visitors and will bring to life the things they have said are most important to the future of the industry: the latest technology; the freshest thinking; and the most innovative materials to keep them at the forefront of the built environment.

  • Bluesky Maps & GIS
    Bluesky

    Bluesky National Tree Map Helps Dudley Council Protect Urban Trees

    Dudley Metropolitan Borough Council is utilising Bluesky's National Tree Map data to help ascertain numbers for a borough wide inventory of trees to help with their management and protection.

  • 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.

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Water

Auto Windscreens expects to save 8.3 million litres of water and around £80k a year by ditching the traditional carwash in favour of Eco Touch's Waterless Car Wash to keep its fleet looking pristine.

A UNESCO Biosphere Reserve in Kenya is to benefit from a cash legacy of Sue White, a former Professor at Cranfield University, and Leicestershire based aerial mapping company Bluesky who will provide financial and technical support for the Cranfield PhD project to improve water resource management. Long-term reforestation and sustainable agriculture will be supported with inspiring methods that can be used in other regions.

Fracking's status and risks to the water environment have been reviewed from developments over the last two years by the authoritative Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) - with the main risk seen as the management of flowback and spills of returned water.

A study of 1,101 UK adults has highlight the nation's bad flushing habits, and the worst cities for them. Birmingham came out on top, with 87% flushing items deemed unsuitable for drainage systems, including 42% swilling sewer clogging fats, oils and greases down the plughole, while Edinburgh flushed the most dental floss. Although Glasgow has the best British record when it comes to looking after their plumbing, 22% of its citizens flush cigarette butts down the toilet.

An unconventional flood defence technology that holds back river water in the hills above low-lying towns and cities could help prevent future misery as climate change makes severe and intense events more likely, say engineering technology experts.

Environmental campaign group WWF UK are urging UK businesses to face up to their responsibility in the global water crisis, because nearly half of UK imports are from countries with a high risk of water scarcity.

Eco-innovation funding is up for grabs for business and organisations looking to upgrade their laundry equipment and drastically reduce its water, energy and detergent use, by using a proven pioneering technology.

A plumber from Essex who invented a water saving toilet block device has agreed deals with Home Bargains and Aqualogic to secure nationwide distribution for the environmentally friendly product.

The Coal Authority has made two new multi-million pound awards to protect the nation's environment from polluted water from disused coal and metal mines.

A Government revised system for regulating Sustainable Drainage System (SuDS) on new developments is in danger of becoming a 'fudge' and 'free-for-all'  - and it could jeopardise effective flood control and environmental water quality, a drainage expert warns.

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