edie feature articles on this day... for January 2015, 2014, 2011, 2006

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in January 2015, 2014, 2011, 2006

January 2015

The next five years: AD and food waste policy

Food waste policy will shape the future of the anaerobic digestion (AD) industry because 60% of the industry's potential comes from food waste, argues ADBA chief executive Charlotte Morton. Here, she unpicks this issue.

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Top 10 business benefits of reducing water consumption

As Business in the Community (BITC) recently warned, droughts and water scarcity pose a significant risk to the environment, society and the economy. But when it comes to conserving water, small adjustments can have a big impact on businesses...

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Waste policy: Great expectations for 2015

A recent paper published by FCC into the environmental positions of the main political parties suggests that regardless of the political landscape after May, there will be more of the same with little appetite for immediate change. It seems clear that the economy will be the overriding driver over t

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· Looking forward to ISO 14001:2015

· Infographic: How the circular economy could create 200,000 jobs

· Waste as a resource: Five industry viewpoints...

· Planes, trains and automobiles: Six sustainable transport systems

· Edie explains: Renewable Heat Incentive

January 2014

Mind the C&I infrastructure gap

Liz Gyekye analyses the latest trends shaping the commercial and industrial waste market

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Scotland gets down to business for zero waste

As Scottish businesses get to grip with new waste laws, Iain Gulland offers some useful pointers on where to go for the latest advice and support

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Councils must enforce new licences for scrap

Following the implementation of the 2013 Scrap Metal Dealers Act, BMRA's Ian Hetherington explains how the new legislation provides the opportunity to clamp down on criminal activity if vigorously enforced.

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· Engaging the materials supply chain to achieve TEEP recycling services

· Councils absorb waste challenges posed by flooding

January 2011

Give Peacehaven a chance

It has taken well over a decade for Southern Water to get to work on a new WwTW for Brighton and Hove. Karma Ockenden finds out that the engineering challenge, while enormous, is only part of the story

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Is it time to tune into a higher frequency?

Radio frequency identification technology can help councils develop recycling strategies and improve participation rates. Marie-Françoise Glotz explains how.

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The right solutions for bonding the bunds

Secondary containment is absolutely critical for securing storage tanks, says Matthew Lines, the technical services manager of ITW Irathane Futura. Here he explains the best approach

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· Service delivery: a shared concern for councils?

· World first for sewer rehabilitation in Dorset

· Sulphide monitoring gets a makeover

· Diageo is taking sustainable production to the limit

· Why it's time for a change of strategy

· Bigger, better, bioreactor...

· Climate resilience studies planned

January 2006

Edie Environmental Legislation Summary

Recent changes to legislation which will impact on the environmental sector in the UK, Europe and internationally come under the spotlight in this Semple Fraser and Edie News monthly round-up of new law and policy. Among the developments this month we see the EU's proposals on the Mining Waste Direc

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What's it all about...?

Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment
Kevin Eaton discusses the new Contaminated Land Exposure Assessment model and its ability to derive site-specific assessment criteria

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How European law & directives set equipment standards

In this second of a new series of articles reporting on CHEM* activities, the Container Handling Equipment Manufacturers Association explores the background of how and why the European standards arise from the directives which originate from the European parliament. These directives affect such issu

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· Credible cash

· Holiday disruption minimised

· Breaking convention

· More help for flood victims

· Membrane pre-treatment for RO

· Greener footprints

· Brother, where art thou?