edie feature articles on this day... for February 2005, 2004, 2001, 1996

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in February 2005, 2004, 2001, 1996

February 2005

Transport and Cimate Cange

Alternative transport options are urgently needed if we are to truly address climate change, writes Tony Bosworth of Friends of the Earth.

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Making sense of sludge

Paul Lowe, Nigel Horan and John Hudson1 discuss the implications of new sewage sludge recycling regulations and the landfill directive

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Three-way partnership underpins plastics recycling scheme

A strong working partnership between Lancashire County Council, waste management company SITA UK Ltd and Plastics Recovery Ltd has proved the key to success for plastics recycling in the county. Since the initial trial to the expansion across the county the scheme has exceeded expectations and is a

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· The way forward

· Recycled materials used to build recycling centre

· Terex-Atlas loader boosts steel scrap handling capacity

· Wrestling regulation

· Solmec materials handler speeds up waste processing

· The Future of Air Pollution Policy?

· VOC Pollution Control And The SED

February 2004

Heil wins business from Heathrow to the Borders

Recent orders for Heil range from the Home Counties to the Scottish Borders. Sweeney Environmental Ltd, a specialist in the collection and recycling of construction waste in London and the Home Counties, has bought two Heil Big Bite Rear End Loaders to operate on Heathrow'a Terminal 5 construction s

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So, how does the law lie?

Fergus O Brien of Atkins Water looks at use of illegally taken water

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Cryogenics moves into the future

Diana Raine, business manager for cryogenics in Europe at Air Products discusses the role of cryogenic condensation technology in VOC recovery.

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· Software adds sophistication to vehicle operations

· New online vehicle management tool

· Providing timely and valid air quality information via human-centered electronic services: the APNEE-TU project

· The consultant: try walking in my shoes

· Mini artic fleet aids Stirling's recycling drive

· Technically speaking

· Getting in on the energy act

February 2001


Provider of environmental solutions WRc looks at the EU water framework directive

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Pay through the noise

An Ordanance Survey digitised image showing buildings (red lines), road or rail (white lines) and any other barriers to sound such as ground contours or fences (green lines) using the simple, Windows-based interface.

Paying for only as much as you want has been extended from mobile phones to consultancy services. All you pay for is the time spent using the software, eliminating the need for up-front capital but still allowing maximum access to a state-of-the-art noise mapping system. Beverly La Ferla reports.

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Data: ins and outs

The MEPI project - Measuring the Environmental Performance of Industry, first reported in IEM February 2000 - has been completed: a robust, quantitative and comparable measure of the environmental performance of firms from a wide range of sectors using nothing but publicly available information. The

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· Rail and water transport steer a course to expand alternatives for waste movement

· Sewage sludge: a burning issue

· How will the Landfill Directive affect engineering standards on UK sites?

· Still monitoring after all these years

· Take me to your designer

· DTA downstream

· Specification clinches highway maintenance order

February 1996