Two Irish Senators call for drink deposit change to cut pollution
Scandinavian type drink deposit schemes should be adopted in Ireland two prominent Senators believe. Fianna Fáil Senator Erin McGreehan and Sinn Féin's Paul Gavan have urged Environment Minister Eamon Ryan to learn from best practice examples of existing schemes in countries where recycling rates are over ninety percent and litter pollution has fallen.
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Yorkshire packaging firm invests £200,000 to reduce carbon footprint
Food packaging manufacturer PFF Group is investing £200,000 in new transformer technology which will significantly reduce carbon emissions at its Keighley, West Yorkshire site. Family owned PFF Group is one of the UK's largest independent food packaging manufacturers, supplying supermarkets, multi-national food manufacturers, food service and fresh produce companies across the country.
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New integrated continuous emissions monitoring capability
Following acquisition by Gasmet Technologies, the company Quantitech has invested in the resources necessary to design, deliver, install and commission complete integrated emissions monitoring systems, and a video has been published on the Quantitech website explaining the advantages of this new capability.
PERFECT TIMING FOR AIR QUALITY & EMISSIONS EVENT
AQE 2017 will take place in Telford, in England's West Midlands on 24th and 25th May at a time when the health effects of air pollution are constantly in the headlines, and when the UK Government is due to consult on its latest plans to comply with air quality guidelines in the UK's larger towns and cities.