Friday, September 24, 2021
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Leveraging mobile data

Anonymised data from the O2 mobile phone network is being used as part of a series of new government-funded trials to help Thames Valley local authorities (LAs) plan improvements to air quality, public health, road surfaces, traffic flow and energy infrastructure.
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

Apps spreading like wildfire?

The intensifying wildfires of the past couple of years have raised air pollution concerns as the smoke has spread beyond the perimeter of the affected regions.
Envirotec Sept/Oct 21

EV summit highlights

Electric vehicle adoption is "happening faster than any of us anticipated," said Daniel Lyons of Shell's e-mobility division, speaking at the UK's EV Summit on 1-2 September. The event reviewed developments in the uptake of EVs with over 80 in-person delegates in attendance and 400 online.

Using miniature drones to localise gas leaks

When there is a gas leak in a large building or at an industrial site, human firefighters currently need to go in with gas...

Registration opens for ‘virtual’ WWEM and AQE 2021

Long-established fixtures on the environmental monitoring calendar, both AQE (Air Quality & Emissions) and WWEM (Water Wastewater & Environmental Monitoring) events will take place...

Royal Mail commences emissions-cutting tyres trial with electric vans

Royal Mail has embarked on a six to nine-month trial of new tyres on a number of electric vehicles (EVs). The tyres are specially...

£10k/year charges on horizon for driving older, polluting vehicles in London

More motorists with older, higher polluting vehicles in Central London could face paying up to £10,000 each year - just for driving their car...

Camden sensor network aims to increase visibility of air pollution in urban spaces

Fixed sensor network will seemingly provide at least 100x more data points and refresh 60x more regularly than existing air quality reference stations, to show a street by street picture of air quality in the area in real time

Sponsored content: Hospital-grade air purifier makes Newsweek’s list of Best Infection Prevention Products 2021

Air purification specialist Rensair has been included in Newsweek’s list of Best Infection Prevention Products 2021. Newsweek, in partnership with the Leapfrog Group, an...

Mapping data used for air-pollution postcode checker

Recently-launched water filtration and air purification company Aqua Perfecta is developing a UK postcode checker for customers to measure air pollution and help the...

New publication asks: Is the UK government’s clean air approach good enough?

Academics and experts at The University of Manchester are calling for large-scale behavioural change in a bid to improve the UK's air quality ("the...

Indoor air quality worsened in the UK, Europe and US over a year of...

Air quality technology firm Airthings says indoor air quality has become worse during the lockdowns COVID-19 lockdowns have led to reduced travel and emissions, and...

Low-cost air quality monitors included in education packs for schoolchildren

Clean Air Day (17th June) was marked by hundreds of events across the UK. Fife Council and sustainability consultancy Ricardo have provided three Scottish...

Birmingham Clean Air Zone enters operation

Twenty-four hour zone will drive improvements in air quality and improve the health and well-being of city residents and visitors Proven ANPR camera...

Taking control of the harmful effects of air pollution to improve health outcomes

Dr Noel O’Kelly of monitoring technology firm Spirit Digital argues for greater access to air quality data and education, and he explains that the...

Sponsored Content: A new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs

Offering a new level of enhanced, reliable protection against VOCs with the first 11.7 Cub personal solution from ION Science In a 2018 report...
Panasonic nanoe™ X ionisation system in supermarket

Sponsored content: Ionization system protects against SARS-CoV-2

In April, Panasonic opened its doors to the media to share information and intelligence on the development of its electrostatic ionization technology, nanoe™ X, which the firm says is helping to improve protection and inhibit the growth of certain viruses – including SARS CoV-2.
AS Modelling & Data odour model

Sponsored content: Air acumen supports complicated projects

AS Modelling & Data is a well established provider of atmospheric dispersion and deposition modelling using the latest version of ADMS for a wide range of clients including but not limited to farms, the wastewater industry, waste management, general manufacturing and Local Authorities.
worker checking gas valve

Sponsored content: Portable VOC detector scores on carbon and employee hygiene

Thanks to a patented photoionisation detection (PID) system for volatile organic compounds (VOCs), UK based gas detection manufacturing expert ION Science is helping employers significantly reduce the daily exposure risks faced by occupational hygienists and technicians operating in the chemical or petrochemical industries.
Air Spectrum ecotech mist equipment

Sponsored content: A greener supply chain for dust suppression

Air Quality expert Air Spectrum Environmental has launched the dust suppression industry’s first eco-friendly battery-operated range of misting equipment in a bid to improve the sustainability of the supply chain of many industries.