Energy & Resource Management
Prolectric Acquires the Solatainer Solar Generator
Prolectric, the UK's fast-growing supplier of temporary solar lighting and off-grid power for highways, rail & infrastructure projects, has acquired the Solatainer® solar generator. The Prolectric acquisition includes all Solatainer assets and intellectual property.
Wastewater Equipment on Show
For 2019 the Pump Centre's flagship conference and exhibition is being rebranded as the Water Equipment Show and as usual leading wastewater solutions and services specialist Jacopa will be playing a leading role at the event, presenting the company's latest technology, ideas and innovations to tackle current and future wastewater treatment challenges.
Trade Shows & Conferences
RWM is the UK's largest trade show for recycling and waste management, providing the biggest platform for the latest innovations shaping the sustainability sector.
New Recycling Test Facility
Following an increase in the demand for material testing, Bunting Magnetics Europe has constructed a new recycling test facility at their Master Magnets manufacturing operation in Redditch. Initially, the facility will house two models of Stainless-Steel Magnetic Separator and an Eddy Current Separator.
AkzoNobel Specialty Chemicals and Gasunie New Energy are investigating the large scale conversion of sustainable electricity into green hydrogen via the electrolysis of water.
The 'lost' 99%' of potentially harmful ocean microplastics could be identified cheaply with a fluorescent dye, its University of Warwick developers claim.
How the UK should best deal with the Chinese waste import restrictions is commented upon by Alastair Chisholm, CIWEM's Director of Policy.
Adnams, the Suffolk based Brewery and Distillery, is now only using electrical energy from 100% renewable sources across its entire business.
The increasing UK homeless crisis, and people intoxicated from alcoholic drink or drugs, means that refuse collectors are living with the growing fear that they could accidentally kill a person sleeping in a commercial wheeled bin, as they attempt to stay warm for the night.
A new 'green' and low-waste beer has been released by Borough Market with all profits going to the trader support fund, helping to ease the financial losses following the Islamic State inspired terror attack six months ago.
Putting leftover fat down the plughole could be a disastrous Christmas present for our seas, says marine charity the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) - as millions of households, restaurants and eateries prepare to serve up a festive roast on Christmas Day, the UK marine charity is warning people not to pour leftover cooking fats and oils down the sink, or flush wet wipes down the toilet.
As we near the end of 2017, what has been achieved and what can we expect from 2018? Nick Oettinger, Managing Director at TFR GROUP discusses.
Sainsbury's have announced plans to install Formula 1 inspired aerofoil technology on fridges in the cold aisles across all of its store estate by the middle of 2018, aiming for energy reductions of up to 15%.
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.