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.
- Go-Ahead will add Wrightbus hydrogen buses to its fleet starting in Gatwick and Crawley Transport
Energy & Resource Management
Lord Redesdale, EMEX Conference Chair, says: "We have so much to discuss and achieve to drive forward energy efficiency and Net Zero," and has put together answers to the main questions raised about the well established EMEX exhibition and conference, which for 2021 takes place next Wednesday 24 and Thursday 25 at ExCeL in London's docklands.
Sustainable Benefits of the Wood Pellet Industry - by Dr. Jennifer Jenkins, Chief Sustainability Officer at Enviva
Healthy, growing forests remain one of the most critical tools in the fight to mitigate climate change, and sustainable forest management is part of every plan outlined by the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (the "IPCC") to limit global warming to less than 1.5 degrees Celsius.
Sensor solutions for predictive maintenance of wind turbines and generators
Precision sensor technologies are not only proving their value during the production and testing of wind turbines, but also in the real time condition monitoring of operationally active onshore and offshore wind farms, says Chris Jones, Managing Director of Micro-Epsilon UK.
InterContinental Hotel deploys ABB technology to cut energy usage by 40 percent
A landmark hotel in Madrid is saving energy and meeting its environmental goals after equipping its heating, ventilation and air conditioning (HVAC) systems with ABB drives and high efficiency motors. Energy usage has been reduced by 445,000 kWh a year – enough to boil two million kettles of water.
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.