Marketplace

  • IDEXX Water
    IDEXX

    Colilert®-18 Approved as Water Microbiological Reference Method for the Rapid Identification of Bacterial Contamination in Drinking Water

    ISO Standard Method is included in European Drinking Water Directive, now Transposed into National Legislation

  • Valeport Water
    Valeport

    Valeport unveils versatile new probe for multiple applications

    A unique new probe that combines the power of the SWiFT SVP and a turbidity sensor has been launched by leading British oceanographic and hydrographic instrument specialist, Valeport. 

  • BT Corporate Reports
    BT

    BT helps customers cut carbon emissions by 11.3 million tonnes

    BT’s annual Delivering our Purpose report, says its products helped customers cut their carbon emissions by 11.3 million tonnes. Revenue from these products totalled £5.3bn, representing 22 per cent of its total revenue last year.

  • Shared Interest Corporate Reports
    Shared Interest

    SOCIAL ACCOUNTS YEAR ENDED SEPTEMBER 2017

    Mary Coyle MBE, the Chair of Shared Interest, says: "I am pleased to report in this set of Social Accounts that we have made considerable progress in achieving the goals set out in our 2014 Strategic Review. This year our lending supported over 160 producer groups, helping almost 375,000 individuals in 60 countries, 30% of whom were women."

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Pollution

A 400 per cent rise in wet wipes on beaches is putting marine life at risk and pushing up water bills, claim the Marine Conservation Society, who are campaigning to banish confusing labelling.

A Derbyshire recycling firm failed to adequately control the amount of waste on site posing a fire risk and resulting in a fly infestation. The company continued committing offences even when they were already under investigation by the Environment Agency following complaints from the public.

Pollution monitoring technology inside a 'Smogmobile' has shown that drivers may be exposed to more harmful nitrogen dioxide (NO2) pollution inside their vehicles than if they walked on the road outside!

Research has found that more than 80% of ocean plastic comes from land-based sources rather than from perceived sources such as fisheries and fishing vessels. Furthermore, of that 80%, three-quarters comes from uncollected waste - but with intelligent efforts this can be prevented say a business environment group.

A water company has become the first in the country to take to the skies in a bid to cut pollution of our beaches and coastal waters.

Aerial mapping company Bluesky has supported a major research project by scientists from the University of Leicester into the role of trees on pollution dispersion.

Environmental campaigners are toasting consumer power because leading UK retailers have pledged to phase out plastic microbeads from own-brand cosmetic and beauty products - they pose a major threat to marine wildlife.

Television company ITV has used portable air quality monitoring instruments from a  UK company in a pivotal role to highlight the air quality crisis faced by the general public.

Arguments about which UK city has the most polluted air could be put to rest once and for all thanks to a landmark new project that uses state of the art techniques to measure air pollution in city environments.

As the Interspill conference begins, Rob Cox, chairman of Interspill 2015 and technical director of IPIECA outlines the past and present of oil spill preparedness and response.

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