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Funds for real-time nutrient sensing

An overhaul of British Water’s wastewater treatment technicians’ training means plant operatives will now undertake onsite assessment to complete the course

New online library collection and teaching facility aims to help students learn about UN...

Academic publishing group Taylor & Francis has introduced a new Sustainable Development Goals Online platform, featuring an online library of over 12,000 articles and...

Cities play pivotal role in attracting circular economy jobs, suggests report

Local government programmes which encourage and support circular economy practices, such as repair, recycling and circular design activities, not only help attract new investment...

Drainage contractors trade association announces electro-mechanical and milling course

The National Association of Drainage Contractors (NADC) has introduced a new accredited course - an addition to its existing range of courses accredited by...

11 million people employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018

Eleven million people were employed in renewable energy worldwide in 2018 according to the latest analysis by the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA). This...

Training modules aim to help water professionals address challenges of the future

At Utility Week Live on 21 May WRc launched its latest offering to support the water sector - WRc Academy. As the group's literature puts...

Fellowships recognise UK environmental innovators

Bex Lynam, a Marine Advocacy Officer for Yorkshire Wildlife Trust, will travel to Canada and the US, and use her findings to improve awareness...

Mechanical seal specialist wins business award for skills development

AESSEAL, a Rotherham based manufacturer that specialises in the design and manufacture of mechanical seals and support systems, has won national recognition at this...

New asbestos awareness course for waste management workers

With asbestos-related deaths on the rise, a new course will specifically address people who work in waste management or on civic amenity sites, titled...

Potato-waste wood substitute earns inventor young engineering entrepreneur award

Rowan Minkley, co-founder and CEO of Chip[s] Board, received the award from the Royal Academy of Engineering Enterprise Hub on 22 November

Study day offers up-to-date guidance on odour management

Specialist odour consultancy Silsoe Odours is offering a one-day course on odour management on 31 January 2019. It is seemingly the only CPD-Certified odour...

Public sector can slash its energy bill by looking at lighting, and new courses...

The UK’s public sector is being encouraged to follow in the footsteps of organisations that have seen the light on inefficient lighting as efforts...

Therese May opens biomass training facility

On 3 May Theresa May officially opened The Energy Centre at Berkshire College of Agriculture, Maidenhead – described as the UK’s first renewable energy...

Consultancy launches environmental courses for engineers

Environmental consultancy Naturally Compliant is offering bespoke training courses aimed at raising environmental awareness in the construction sector. The Scottish-based company has previously been...

Shortlist announced for competition showcasing young professionals in Scotland’s green energy sector

Almost 40 finalists of the 2018 Young Professionals Green Energy Awards were announced on 9 April. More than 80 entrants, who’ve worked in Scotland’s...

E&S outstrips national average for job satisfaction, pay and employment

Job satisfaction for the environment & sustainability profession continues to outperform the UK average

Digital strategy essential for success in waste management industry, as London masterclass discusses

Some of the principal players in the waste management industry gathered at Google’s St Giles Street office in London in early February to participate...

WWEM 2018 sees return of Instrumentation Apprentice Competition and new WIPAC Learning Zone

This year’s WWEM Conference will take place in Telford on 21 - 22 November 2018

Waste management firm joins DVSA earned recognition pilot scheme

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) launched its earned recognition pilot scheme on 31 January with Luton-based waste and resource recycling firm Cawleys one of just 31 companies taking part
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Driver for water utility clocks up nearly 50 years of public service

A Scottish Water tanker driver has clocked up nearly five decades of public service in Fife
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