Edie+ articles on this day... for January 2015, 2014, 2011, 2006

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

January 2015

Reducing or preventing waste would have clear environmental benefitsThe commonly accepted waste hierarchy is not working and two centuries of the 'take-make-waste' ethos are degrading the health of global ecosystems. In light of this, Liz Gyekye asks a few industry experts to explain whether waste should instead be treated as a valuable resource.
The upcoming revision of the ISO 14001 standard has been welcomed by more than 90% of environment and sustainability professionalsSince first adopted in 1996, ISO 14001 has become the most widely-recognised standard for environmental management. There are now over 301,000 certificates issued across the world, with an increase of over 17,000 last year.
Magnetic Levitation (Maglev) trains can reach speeds in excess of 300mph while also reducing CO2 emissionsIt is bizarre that in the year 2015, we still rely on a series of controlled explosions to move around, especially when those small explosions produce emissions that are gradually cooking the earth.
» Infographic: How the circular economy could create 200,000 jobs
» The next five years: AD and food waste policy
» Waste policy: Great expectations for 2015
» Top 10 business benefits of reducing water consumption
» Edie explains: Renewable Heat Incentive


January 2014

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
Liz Gyekye analyses the latest trends shaping the commercial and industrial waste market
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.
» Councils absorb waste challenges posed by flooding
» Engaging the materials supply chain to achieve TEEP recycling services


January 2011

Air quality modelling of waste sites is key for effective dust and odour control. Claire Meddings and Joanna Smith offer a step-by-step guide to enable everyone to breathe easy
UPM-Kymmene's new MRF will not only optimise recovered paper quality, but enable the company to forge stronger partnerships with local authorities on the collection front. Maxine Perella reports
The first installation of a new MIPP system for pipe lining has taken place in Dorset. On behalf of Aqualiner, Ian Clarke reports
» Interview: Terry Tamminen
» Give Peacehaven a chance
» Service delivery: a shared concern for councils?
» Vodafone staff told to cut flights
» Whitbread takes a lead on hospitality sustainability
» A specification for successful asset management
» Why it's time for a change of strategy


January 2006

Finnish arguments that it is better to hunt waterfowl in the spring than in the autumn have fallen like water off a duck's back at the European Court of Justice.
May Gurney Utility Services has won two long-term water network framework contracts.
Work recently started on delivery for Folkestone & Dover Water, part of the Veolia Water group, which helps increase May Gurney's presence in the southeast of England.
Biofilters have long been established as an odour control technology within the wastewater sector. The technology, however, has a mixed reputation for system efficiency and operational maintenance.
» Hazardous waste salted away in safety
» Membrane pre-treatment for RO
» Growing use for sludge
» Modular MBR settles sludge
» Germany slow to implement water laws
» Carefully screened
» Defence sector