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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Trial to Take the P Out
As European directives drive ever more stringent consents for phosphorus removal, utilities are seeking technologies that can remove phosphorus from wastewater to the new lower levels required. However, achieving this economically with conventional technology is a challenge and innovative new solutions are required.
View real-time water quality live at WWEM 2018
Visitors to the Meteor Communications stand (No.10) at WWEM 2018 will be able to view the UK's largest integrated, real-time water quality data network, and interact with water quality, flow, level and weather data from selected rivers across the UK.
Jacopa-Bosker Agreement Praised During Royal Visit
New deals and agreements between UK and Dutch companies have been announced at an 'Innovation Showcase' hosted by the Department for International Trade (DIT). The event was held during this week's State Visit by the King and Queen of the Netherlands and was an opportunity to demonstrate that, although our relationship might be changing in the context of our exit from the EU, our cooperation on trade and innovation remains strong.
Screening Success for Jacopa
Jacopa has been awarded a major new contract by Thames Water. The project will involve the wastewater treatment systems and solutions experts providing two Brackett Green CF100 band screens https://jacopa.com/band-screen/ to replace existing step-type inlet works screens, and installing a Washpactor Jet screenings system https://jacopa.com/jones-attwood-washpactor-jet-system/ for its Iver North wastewater treatment works.
Jacopa to Market Nordic Water Belt Filter
Jacopa Ltd and Swedish water and wastewater treatment specialist Nordic Water have announced an agreement that provides Jacopa with the sole right to distribute the latter's highly-regarded Sobye self-cleaning belt filter in the UK and Ireland.
Jacopa Scores 100% in Achilles Audit
Jacopa have taken top honours scoring a maximum 100% in every section across both the ‘Management System Evaluation’ and ‘Onsite Assessment’ categories in a recent Achilles UVDB Verify audit. During the two-day audit Achilles’ qualified assessors scrutinised everything from on-site incident records to the company’s corporate social responsibility policy to finally deliver Jacopa’s top marks score.