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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."
An environmentally friendly fish feed produced in north east England from gas-eating bacteria has been given an award by the Institution of Chemical Engineers, and promises to reduce pressure on both small species seafish stocks and land use.
High rates of contamination in recycled materials have prompted the Recycling Association to advise 'if in doubt throw it out when recycling at home', because the public are often unsure whether household items are recyclable or not.
The Eden Project, Cornwall's top green visitor attraction, is planning to power a cleaner future for itself with five 'fridge-sized' battery storage units to match their energy demand with renewable supply, and deliver cost savings.
Adrian Griffiths, CEO of Recycling Technologies, feels strongly that plastics should and can be dealt with at home to solve ocean pollution. He writes....
Every year, the international COP talks encourage us to see our global leaders as catalysts for environmental change and a sustainable future. But a new report suggests we should instead look to our theatres, ballet companies and music venues for the real climate revolution.
Josh Blanchard, Ecology Lead Consultant at recruitment specialist Allen & York, looks at the current environmental jobs market, focusing on opportunities, skills-shortages and areas of strong demand for 2017/18.
Jo Bradley, Market Development Manager, SDS Limited, takes a look at a neglected issue..... Rainwater that runs off impervious surfaces such as roads, roofs and car parks can carry with it hazardous pollutants. Heavy storms pose not only a risk of flooding but the danger of delivering poisonous metals and hydrocarbons to sensitive rivers, streams and groundwaters.
The London Mayor, Sadiq Khan, has released research and a map showing every area of London exceeds recommended guidelines for PM2.5. The damning report also reveals 7.9 million Londoners live in areas exceeding World Health Organisation air quality guidelines by at least 50 per cent.
A British team of scientists has successfully pioneered a way to enable manufacturers to convert CO2 into polyols, a key building block of polyurethane plastic, which is widely used to make a wide range of products.
An estimated 29,000 marine turtles are killed each year in tropical prawn trawls that export to the EU, with the UK being the biggest market. Yet a simple and effective solution – Turtle Excluder Devices (TEDs) – can be used by fisheries to tackle this issue a WWF report reveals.