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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Finnish Environment Institute takes delivery of a CTG ALGAE-Wader Pro system
"The Finnish Environment Institute SYKE, has taken delivery of a CTG ALGAE-Wader Pro system, as part of the programme 'Far Out! – Pupils as Environmental Scientists'," announced Jari Silander, Senior Researcher at SYKE.
Water pressure management project saves Severn Trent 5 Ml/d
Multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM has helped Severn Trent (ST) make significant water savings through a pressure management programme. Since April 2015, ST has installed 200 of HWM's Pegasus+ pressure controllers, saving 5 Ml/d in the process.
CTG launch their new V-Lux Fluorometer: A New Approach to Fluorescence Measurements
The V-Lux Fluorometer is configured to provide high quality in situ detection of either Algae, Aromatic Hydrocarbons or Tryptophan like fluorescence. The new V-Lux Multi-parameter fluorometer, from water quality sensor designer Chelsea Technologies Group (CTG), was launched at WEFTEC 2017 on 2nd October from Booth No 7954.
Prevention better than Cure
The Pump Centre in conjunction with Scottish Water has staged a one-day conference on the theme of 'Improving Reliability in the Water Industry'. The aim being to explore the factors that impact on the reliability of water and wastewater plant and equipment.
HWM to supply Severn Trent with wastewater monitoring systems
Multi-utility monitoring and telemetry specialist HWM, in partnership with field services expert Enviromontel, has won a contract to supply, install and maintain fixed-point sewer network monitoring equipment for Severn Trent (ST).