An import by sail has saved over 1kg of carbon per bottle as Raymond Reynolds Ltd has shipped wines and olive oil from Portugal to England powered by wind, the vessel being managed and chartered by Brittany-based Trans Oceanic Wind Transport.
Vindeby Offshore Wind Farm near Lolland in the south east of Denmark was constructed in 1991 as a demonstration project which was to prove whether it was possible to generate green power offshore. The world's first offshore wind farm was a great success, but after more than 25 years of operation, the Vindeby wind turbines were worn down, and DONG Energy therefore decided to decommission the wind farm.
A video featuring resouce and waste management ambassadors catches up with Dan Cooke, Director of Viridor, Dr Gev Eduljee, External Affairs Director at Suez, Colin Church, CEO of CIWM and Paul Vanston, CEO of INCPEN to ask them a few questions on the recycling industry in the current climate.
Innovators from the Energy, Water, Recycling, Renewables and Waste Management communities will be brought together at RWM 2017, taking place from 12 to 14 September at the NEC Birmingham. This year combines the previously co-located Energy, Water, Renewables and RWM events – an expansion that reflects the merging and overlapping business opportunities in these sectors.
See the video footage below to find out what happened last year on day one of RWM, The Energy event, The Renewables and the Water Event. www.rwmexhibition.com
Researchers at the University of Southampton have captured unprecedented data about some of the coldest abyssal ocean waters on earth – known as Antarctic Bottom Water (AABW) – during first voyage of the yellow robotic submersible known as Boaty McBoatface.
Footage captured by aerial drones as part of a narwhal research camp in Tremblay Sound, Nunavut, Canada is giving biologists new insights into the behaviour of one of the world's most mysterious whales, the long tusked Narwhal. In the footage, a narwhal can be seen using quick taps of its tusk to stun Arctic cod, rendering them immobile and thus easier to capture and eat.
Recyclers Viridor have teamed up with packaging specialist Nextek to find a way to sort the supermarket food tray waste mountain.
Leak detectives are using Victorian 'sticks' to save 900 million litres of water hidden but leaking under the streets of north-west England.
The Natural History Museum (NHM) has successfully achieved £11 million in energy savings and reduced carbon emissions by over 15,000 tonnes during the past decade thanks to a trigeneration scheme in partnership with Vital Energi.