Monday, September 26, 2022

AQE 2015 to focus on ways to improve air quality and emissions monitoring

AQE 2015, the international Air Quality and Emissions show, will take place in Telford, UK, on 22nd and 23rd April. Created to provide an...
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Getting in a Pickle over waste and recycling

A combative Q&A session followed Eric Pickles presentation to the RWM show at the Birmingham NEC on 17 September. The Secretary of State for...
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Recycled bottles used to create lights

Lights made from recycled cola bottles will soon go on the market following an international study led by Nottingham Trent University. In collaboration with Spanish...

Gates continuing to close at landfill sites

RESEARCH has identified 130 landfill sites that have closed since 2008 as the country continues to reduce the volumes it sends for traditional disposal....
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Science confirms pesticide danger

A new meta-analysis of the systemic pesticides neonicotinoids and fipronil (neonics) confirms that they are causing significant damage to a wide range of beneficial...
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Heat pump body flies nest

AFTER 10 years growing and developing under the wing of the National Energy Foundation, the Ground Source Heat Pump Association has become a stand-alone...
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Seal of approval for airborn bacteria testing

BRADFORD-based Environmental and Occupational Hygiene Consultancy Envirocare is now accredited to undertake bioaerosol monitoring from stacks (such as chimneys). The new capability, an extension...
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It’s a dirty job…

THE ups and downs of life working for the North West's water company United Utilities is the subject of a six-part TV documentary running...

Defra and DECC budget cuts loom

Spending Review criticised for lack of detail The UK government Spending Review in late June inflicted a 10% cut on the Department for Environment, Food...
Glover: “A significant achievement.”

‘Just super’ says Lanes as depot achieves target

THE hub for one of the UK’s biggest wastewater network service operations has achieved a globally-recognised environment standard. Lanes for Drains’ ‘super’ depot in Slough...

Castle beats target in drive to reduce energy costs

THE drive to reduce carbon emissions at Scotland’s top visitor attraction is well ahead of target. New figures show that Edinburgh Castle, which attracts more...
NEARLY 65,000 more homes will get better protection from flooding after the green light for construction to start on 93 defence schemes this year.

On the defensive – Flood protection

NEARLY 65,000 more homes will get better protection from flooding after the green light for construction to start on 93 defence schemes this year. With...
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Wireless lighting upgrade includes sensor integration

ENERGY-saving lighting expert Harvard Engineering has launched version 1.6 of its revolutionary EyeNut wireless monitoring and management system for indoor lighting, featuring some major...
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Scheme pilots district heating monitoring in social housing

LONDON-based housing association Octavia Housing has teamed up with green energy specialist Guru Systems for a project that will use the latter’s smart metering...
Carbon catchers raise CO2 awareness

Carbon catchers raise CO2 awareness

A group of artists and scientists were attempting to raise the profile of CO2 emissions and climate change during the Edinburgh Festival in August...
Veolia makes it number five for ERF contractors

Veolia makes it number five for ERF contractors

A CIVIL engineering contractor has teamed up again with its process engineering partner to begin work on an energy recovery facility. Clugston Construction and CNIM...
Conference chair Dr Lesley Sloss introduced speakers from over 65 countries at the August event

Edinburgh event puts spotlight on mercury

MERCURY pollution attracted a significant amount of public interest at July's Mercury 2013 International Conference on Mercury as a Global Pollutant (ICMGP), in Edinburgh....

Embracing the market model for sludge

A panel discussion at July's AD & Biogas show brought together water and waste industry representatives to discuss the challenges and opportunities that will...

Finally, a green light for tidal power?

A watershed moment for tidal power technology may have finally arrived with the publication in early January of an independent review by former energy...
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UK lags US on uptake of carbon capture and storage

THE UK could accelerate the uptake of carbon capture and storage (CCS) technology by following the US's example, and push for its adoption in...