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Movers & Shakers
Leading names share their sustainability solutions insights at RWM
Speakers from M&S, WRAP, Adnams and The London Waste and Recycling Board will share their insights on future trends, policy and circular solutions. RWM brings together key industry stakeholders to discuss ways of unlocking sustainable wealth opportunities from the UK's resources.
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Merseyside's eco-ambitions have developed further as Merseytravel, the body that provides transport advice to the Liverpool City Region's Combined Authority, has chosen Evolt for its expanded Electric Vehicle charge points after a tender process.
An Edinburgh-based small company has overcome the hurdles faced by developers of new green technologies by being the first in the UK to use an EU initiative to verify the product claims for its new agricultural light - called ALIS - that cuts energy consumption on farms by 90%.
A major cash boost for a high-energy graphene storage device is set to improve the prospects for smart grids, transport and renewables. Skeleton Technologies, a European ultracapacitor manufacturer, has received a €4 million investment from KIC InnoEnergy, an investment company dedicated to promoting sustainable innovation and entrepreneurship in Europe's energy industry.
Over-hunting of large mammals such as woolly monkeys, spider monkeys and tapirs in tropical forests could make climate change worse because of their role in the dispersal of trees, according to new research from the University of East Anglia (UEA).
Nature inspired nano-structures developed by a London university will mean smart windows can clean themselves, save energy and mimic moth eyes to cut glare.
A revolutionary British technology will mean using less soap when cleaning celebrity soap stars' costumes, because one of the best known launderers and dry cleaners for the famous in Manchester has adopted Xeros Bead Cleaning.
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.
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.
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.