Thursday, August 5, 2021

Sponsored Content: Global health and safety standard for drainage expert

National drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group has achieved ISO 45001, the world's first global ISO standard for occupational health and safety.

Start-up spotlight: Recycling waste plastic into bricks

A Dorset start-up says it is turning plastic waste into building materials, and looking to empower communities in developing countries to do the same. Greenbrick...

UK government lagging far behind G7 peers in green jobs and investment plans, says...

UK seemingly ranks sixth for investment in net zero climate infrastructure – with only Japan scoring worse Report says UK Treasury plans for...

World Economic Forum: “Investing less than 1% of world GDP into nature-based solutions can...

New study appears to find that a tripling of current investments into nature-based solutions is needed by 2030 to tackle the climate...

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...

Report says smart lampposts can assist Covid response and recovery

A new generation of smart lampposts that can read body temperatures and detect overcrowding could stop the spread of Covid-19 and regenerate cities, according...

World’s first dedicated clean hydrogen investment fund launches

A unique private infrastructure fund dedicated to delivering clean hydrogen infrastructure projects at scale has been launched. The group behind the FiveT Hydrogen Fund...

Utility offering funds for charitable organisations to improve their local water environment.

United Utilities has launched a new grant scheme aimed at helping charities to improve their local river catchment for the benefit of the community. The...

NW England firefighters urge caution over moorland fires risk

Fire and rescue services from the north west of England are joining forces to issue warnings about wildfires in their areas. As schools break up...

Canadian liquid and solid waste management firm purchased for C$927.5 million

North American Environmental services firm GFL Environmental has entered a definitive agreement to acquire the solid waste and environmental solutions business of Terrapure Environmental...

Property industry likely to be breaking the law by failing to disclose air pollution...

Explosive new QC legal opinion suggests estate agents, property websites, surveyors and conveyancers are now legally obliged to inform prospective buyers and...

Deal renewal for modular system

Water management components firm Hydro International has renewed a stormwater management deal with Rehau, a firm active in the building services sector

Precision toxicology consortium “will transform approaches to chemical safety management”

A research project to shape regulation and policy on chemical safety, and without the use of animal testing, has been launched with the aid...

Environmental risk reduction firm announces changes to senior leadership team

Environmental risk reduction specialist Adler and Allan has announced changes to its senior leadership team effective 1 March 2021. The firm says the appointments...

New report aims to advance safety for waste collection vehicle crews during the pandemic

Report by University College London supports the importance of ventilation and cleaning A new report from UCL, commissioned by resource recovery firm Veolia, presents...

Sponsored content: Ionizer tech inhibits SARS-Cov-2

Contract research organisation Texcell has verified the inhibitory effect of nanoe™ X, an ionizer technology developed by Panasonic capable of generating “nano-sized atomized water particles”.

Preventing aerosol transmission

A variety of measures are needed to prevent the spread of the coronavirus SARS-Cov-2 in nursing homes, and it is particularly important to develop a strategy to protect healthcare workers from airborne transmission.

We can escape “the era of pandemics” says biodiversity expert group, but it will...

Future pandemics will emerge more often, spread more rapidly, do more damage to the world economy and kill more people than COVID-19 unless there...

Coronavirus grant boosts safety at waste management firms

Zero Waste Scotland and the Scottish Government are helping the resource management industry meet the challenges of the coronavirus, allocating more than £820k in grants to waste management firms across the country to adapt in response to the pandemic.

UK-India water MoU offers “great boost” to trade

British Water chief executive Lila Thompson has said a new Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) agreed between India and the UK’s leading water sector trade association will “bring a great boost” to trading relationships between the two countries