Tuesday, December 6, 2022

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...

Webinar: “A new era for waste management infrastructure to deliver net zero and clean...

Local authorities are legally required to introduce separate food waste collections from 2023. The UK government has said AD is the preferred treatment for...

Firm partners with National Chemical Emergency Centre to bolster chemical response capability

Environmental risk reduction specialist Adler and Allan has partnered with the National Chemical Emergency Centre (NCEC) to provide training for its employees to deal...

Firms appointed by utility to support £5 billion infrastructure programme in Scotland

Utility firm Scottish Water has appointed a network of companies that it says will enhance water and wastewater services, and support a forecasted £1...

Online learning provides solid foundation in pump technology

Professionals in the pumps sector can gain a comprehensive foundation in all aspects of this technology through a suite of accredited courses available via...

Government not sufficiently grappling with skills gap in relation to net zero

Inconsistent Government policy on green jobs and a knowledge-gap in necessary skills are resulting in missed opportunities, the Environmental Audit Committee warns In its...

Leeds City Council waives ticket costs for air quality conference

An accredited online medical conference bringing together some of the country’s top air pollution experts will now be free to attend on 4 October,...

Can hiring equipment bridge a skills gap?

The UK skills shortage has been amplified as a result of COVID-19, according to research which has apparently found that site managers are not...

Nominations for the AEMT Awards are officially open

The nomination process for the 2022 Association of Electrical and Mechanical Trades (AEMT) awards programme is now officially open. Building on its past successes,...

€1 million award for app-supported regreening programme

A project that aims to help farmers restore land and introduce more sustainable methods has secured a €1 million grant from the Dutch National...

SPONSORED CONTENT: Water jetting safety and quality get a training boost

More hands-on refresher training and digital technology are among improvements being made to water jetting courses to help contractors enhance the quality and safety of services they deliver.

99% of electricians believe there are major risks with EV charging work

As the UK gears up to meet its Electrical Vehicle (EV) charging targets for 2030, and purchases of EVs continue to rise, a lack...

Student competition showcases innovative designs to reconnect people with nature

Environmental charity Hubbub has announced the winners of its 2021 sustainable design competition for students, Design By Nature. Students (and recent graduates) across the UK were challenged to get back to nature, with briefs inspired by the idea that ‘Good things happen when we connect people to nature’.

Apprenticeship schemes deliver mutual benefit for business and young people

At any one time there are between 12,000 and 20,000 apprenticeships offered on the government apprenticeships page at a variety of companies large and...

Seminars to help construction industry protect wild habitats in urban areas

A new series of webinars and podcasts will discuss the ways in which the construction industry can better protect the UK’s biodiversity and wild...

Appointments will enhance member support, says British Water

British Water has announced the appointment of Rachel Lewis as new vice chair of its UK Forum, further building on the expert-driven support it...

Podcast explores hedgerows and nature-based careers

On 10 March, The Tree Council released the first three episodes of a new podcast series, Life On The Hedge, which explores "the magic...

Software developers’ increasing interest in sustainability projects revealed by survey

Sustainability projects are an increasing area of focus for software developers, according to research commissioned by Ordnance Survey, with job satisfaction, higher pay, 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...

Climate education project takes root in high school gardens

A project which aims to plant the seeds of climate awareness and action through gardening is branching out across Glasgow high schools. The University of...