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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.
- Eriez Waste Management
A manufacturing technique in widepread use to give quality finishes to products is set to become 98% greener, after Plymouth University scientists identify a way of dramatically reducing the impacts of styrene.
A Kingspan Energy study reveals a potential £5bn in annual cost savings to UK business from commercial rooftop solar PV, as the Yorkshire manufacturer unveiled its own mammoth rooftop renovation.
Chemical giant BASF is analysing its 50,000 product portfolio against a new method bringing in sustainability criteria.
A new Welsh brewery warehouse near Newport measuring five football pitches is set to remove the need for 330,000 kilometres of lorry journeys, and save the carbon dioxide emission equivalent of 52 households.
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) reports that the intricate operation to salvage the burnt and sunken 70 foot, 114 ton superyacht Kahu from the riverbed in East Cowes Marina, Isle of Wight, has been completed successfully after a great team effort spares the area from ecological disaster.
Single use coffee capsules have boomed in recent years - but so too has their impact on the environment as they increasingly swell up the landfills. But now a British plastics manufacturer, Biome Bioplastics, is serving up coffee pods that can be composted together with the kitchen food waste.
With construction almost complete on Basildon's new residual waste treatment facility at Courtauld Road, Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) the company contracted by Essex County Council to manage and operate the new state-of-the-art facility, has started a major recruitment drive to secure its workforce in readiness for the facility's commissioning in July 2014.
A couple more English universities, Imperial College in West London and Oxford Brookes, have teamed with Hertz on a 24/7 cleaner car club, and latest results reveal carbon emissions can be reduced by 40%.