Edie+ articles on this day... for April 2011, 2010, 2007, 2002

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in April 2011, 2010, 2007, 2002

April 2011

Residents from EarthsongCommunity values are at the heart of an eco-neighbourhood in New Zealand which offers an enviable way of living with its proactive recycling and waste minimisation initiatives. Katie Coyne reports
When Wessex Water wanted to expand the sludge treatment plant at Avonmouth WwTW, it needed improved odour control measures. A wet scrubber package provided by Parsons Engineering proved to be the perfect solution.
Odour control could hardly be described as environmentally friendly. But, as Colin Froud explains, CSO Technik’s unique Terminodour system is benefiting water companies by reducing power consumption and overall carbon footprint.
» Ikea publishes its Sustainability Report 2010
» McDonald's UK energy manager talks to edie
» Reeding towards a sustainable future
» Industry warning over sewer transfer
» Cleaner, greener Scotland
» Dig for Victory
» Sony on the road to zero


April 2010

As the water industry embarks on its largest programme of investment, ever, Rob Ashley, Ofwat's director of policy & communications, looks to the future.
Power is not an end. It's a means to an endZac Goldsmith, the billionaire's son and former Ecologist editor, has his sights set on becoming a Conservative MP at the next general election. And, as he tells Tom Idle, he has no intention of toning down his strong and convincing views on the environment for the sake of political expediency
Remediation experts have collaborated to produce a detailed set of generic assessment criteria for 35 contaminants sometimes encountered on contaminated land. Simon Firth explains the process behind the initiative.
» Recommendations to Lead Registrants
» Downstream Users can check list of intended 2010 registrations
» Royal assent for Flood and Water Management Act
» A whiff of success
» Norton Rose election briefing: climate change and energy
» May Gurney’s brace of Anglian Water deals
» PAS 100: a refreshing brownfield tonic


April 2007

The composting industry has received a boost with the launch of a quality protocol enabling producers to create compost which is no longer classed as a waste.
Cutting water consumption is often overlooked by business in the rush to drive down carbon emissions but companies are missing a trick, according to an organisation set up to provide environmental advice to the private sector.
London Remade is a hugely influential organisation that helps create environmental solutions to drive sustainability in the capital. Its chief executive Daniel Silverstone talks to edie Careers about his role, and the impact it has had on his own environmental beliefs.
» WEEE national allocation centre fails to get off the ground as talks stall
» Edie Special Report - Water and Wastewater
» Sustainable buildings - work in progress?
» What is the way forward for contaminated land?
» Environmental Case Law Summary, April 2007
» Speakers to drive transport agenda
» Lyons report backs variable charging for waste


April 2002

Eco-Smart's first contaminated ground remediation project took place on the site of the former Drakelow A and B power stations, on the banks of the River Trent, near Burton-on-Trent The contaminated land market is about to receive a major boost from legislative and fiscal changes as well as the government inspired drive to use more brownfield sites for housebuilding. A major beneficiary will be Eco-Smart, the newly launched contaminated ground specialist which is part
When people talk about energy reduction and management through waste minimisation techniques, the governing factors relative to the success, or otherwise, of a project of this nature is the ability of the company, or more specifically the local management, to sustain the efforts on a long-t
A trinity of websites that provide information about the latest greenhouse gas reducing technologies, and display demonstration projects as proof, have been given a facelift by operating agent, Future Energy Solutions (FES).
IEM talked to Richard Shock, project director at FES, about mi
» Exploding a time bomb
» A drop in the ocean
» Recycled materials get the green light
» Heavyweight recycling plant goes on show at Site Clearance Zone
» Building industry backs sustainable development
» What's in a name?
» The sweet smell of succes