Edie+ articles on this day... for February 2017, 2016, 2013, 2008

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in February 2017, 2016, 2013, 2008

February 2017

PwC currently recycles or reuses around 85% of the waste it produces, generating £500,000 for the firm annually in the processAs part of edie's engagement month of editorial content, Matt Mace takes a closer look at the innovative behaviour change approaches being adopted by PwC as the professional services firm seeks to mobilise waste reduction efforts of thousands of staff members to deliver a closed-loop organisation.
Defra’s long-awaited 25-Year Environment Plan has been delayed by the BRexit vote, leaving uncertainty as to whether environmental protections provided by the EU will be maintainedFrom the delivery of an ambitious 25-Year Environment Plan to the avoidance of ineffective 'zombie legislation', Environmental Industries Commission (EIC) executive director Matthew Farrow outlines the key steps that must be taken by the Government to ensure Britain's exit from the EU will not have
David Bent chaired edie's 2017 Sustainability Leaders Forum at the Business Design Centre in London on 25-26 JanuaryFresh from chairing edie's Sustainability Leaders Forum last week, sustainable business advisor David Bent shares his three key insights from the event, which brought together ambitious professionals to discuss transformational change.
» Captivating CSR: How to produce an engaging sustainability report
» edie explores sustainability megatrends: Part 1 - Climate change
» Consumer engagement: Fitting the final piece of the food waste puzzle
» Engagement evolution: 6 exciting trends directing the future of sustainability communications


February 2016

More than 1.6 billion cups of coffee are drunk every dayCoffee. It got you out of bed this morning, it's an excuse to meet an old friend and it propels you through those late-night deadlines. We all love coffee - 1.6 billion cups of it are drunk every day - and supplying that demand has made it the second most traded commodity on the planet after oil.
One in six of the eight billion meals served throughout the hospitality sector each year is wastedWith the annual cost of food waste in the hospitality and foodservice sector set to reach £3bn this year, ReFood's Philip Simpson discusses the challenges facing the industry and how businesses can recuperate losses through better reduction and recycling strategies.
edie spoke with Liz Goodwin shortly after WRAP confirmed she would be stepping down as its chief executiveAs the Government's Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP) prepares for the next chapter of its resource revolution quest under a new leader, edie speaks with outgoing chief executive Liz Goodwin about the charity's success story so far, and her own plans for the future.
» Green and pleasant land: How the National Trust is making sustainability beautiful
» Onsite solutions: edie explains LED lighting
» It's time to redress the balance of the UK's energy trilemma


February 2013

Eagles Meadow shopping centre in WrexhamReducing water usage at a major retail establishment may seem like a complex challenge but in the case of Wrexham's Eagles Meadow shopping centre, cutting consumption was "not exactly rocket science".
Paper and card recycling has increasedWhen a former waste officer at Birmingham City Council hit the streets of Selly Oak to listen to local students, recycling performance dramatically improved. David Cowing reports
Organisations have a clear mandate to apply the waste hierarchy within their operations, but many are failing on this front. Dominic Hogg examines the reasons why
» The chemical reaction of sustainability
» Growth in non-European solar market is pushing global capacity to new heights
» Hackney residents dine out on food waste
» Running a 'greener' fleet
» Creating change through measurement and innovation
» Waste contractors must take panoramic view and start to add value


February 2008

Consulting engineers Silcock Dawson look at how to boost energy efficiency in garden centres
In Bali in December last year, the US finally agreed to get on track towards a binding agreement on climate change. But, asks Mike Scott, what has actually been achieved?
By mixing it up and combining kerbside collections with a sound bring bank infrastructure, paper recycling rates can shoot up - as one council has shown
» Greenstar shows Irish flare in gas analysis
» Steady flow of data helps manage floods
» Water lost is water wasted
» Plastic: Standing the test of time
» Viridor gives operatives skills for the future
» Waste and climate change put under microscope
» Scottish case tests intellectual property rights