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  • 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."

  • ABB Energy & Resource Management
    ABB

    Drives floor energy costs for high rise

    A 17-storey London office complex near Canary Wharf has dramatically reduced energy costs by using variable speed drive controlled pumps and fans.

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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.

A growing professional concern around the lack of focus that has placed on environment and sustainability in the run up to the UK's General Election has prompted The Institute of Environmental Management Assessment (IEMA) to launch A Top Ten Sustainability Actions for the new Government.

Mountains of waste Welsh slate are set to become recycled into 21st century tiles thanks to the ambitions of a young entrepreneur.

Biome Bioplastics is leading a major UK development programme to produce industrial-scale chemicals from plant waste. The aim is to accelerate the bioplastic market and create a practical biorefinery approach for the transformation of plant and agricultural waste.

A new aerodynamic device that reduces the energy consumed by commercial refrigerators uses technology deployed in Formula One racing cars.

A green roof provides one of the main features at the new School of Architecture and Construction at The University of Greenwich, and is helping students propagate the idea of greening all parts of cities and towns.

A Yorkshire chemical manufacturer has gone a shade greener after its freshly appointed Health and Safety Manager, Karen Waddington, is steering it on course to achieve zero landfill status.

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.

Nearly 700 species of marine animal have been recorded as having encountered man-made debris such as plastic and glass according to the most comprehensive impact study in more than a decade.

Low energy firing technology pioneered in the heart of the UK's ceramics industry – Stoke-on-Trent in the English Midlands - has moved  major step forward after engineers and scientists working on "Field Enhanced Sintering" have made a significant breakthrough.