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

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


April 2015

Edie explains: Electricity Market Reform

The cost of the Government's Electricity Market Reform (EMR) landed on some electricity bills for the first time in April, undoubtedly prompting surprise for some, as around 15% of business weren't aware of the policy at all.

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Businesses 'Go Green' in Bristol's year as European Green Capital

Bristol's year as European Green Capital has recently seen the launch of Go Green, a major initiative to bring about positive change for Bristol's business community. Here, Go Green project co-directors Amy Robinson and Nina Skubala explain how the year will provide a platform for those who want to

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Celebrating women in sustainability

March was the month dedicated to women around the world, providing an ideal opportunity for Marcela Navarro, head of customer innovation at RBS, to explore the new role that is emerging for women in sustainability.

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· Cross-sector collaboration and the global water crisis

· edie explains: Energy Performance Contracts

· Sustainable SMEs: small steps for big success

· #Sustainability: Five ways social media is driving CSR

· The importance and benefits of corporate social responsibility

· Why solar needs a serious strategy from the new Government

· How to achieve a truly circular economy



April 2014

All eyes on commercial waste

Why do so few councils closely scrutinise the budgetary performance of their commercial waste service? Eunomia's Peter Jones finds out why.

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Is sustainability getting too clever for its own good?

Every month there appears to be a new buzzword on the block, seeking to define the trends shaping green business. But as the language evolves, could it be in danger of becoming too self-serving and elitist? Maxine Perella reports

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SC Johnson Q&A - mapping out renewable energy ambitions

In a world of increasingly unaffordable fossil fuels, the business case for renewable energy is undisputable. The trouble is many companies don't know where to start, which is why SB called on SC Johnson's Kelly Semrau to offer some insight into the company's renewable investment projects.

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· Keep the lights on with tax reliefs

· Time for change - telling a new sustainability story

· Why water issues are now commercially important

· Green & Black's: setting the bar on ethical trading

· A constructive look at tackling building emissions

· Big changes ahead: how the Water Bill can make businesses more sustainable

· Leading cultural change through senior leadership



April 2011

Reeding towards a sustainable future

Reed bed technology is set to play an integral part in helping water companies comply with the WFD regulations and help them meet AMP5 targets. And in Wales, Forced Bed Aeration is already making a difference.

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Increasing knowledge about taps and samples

Work carried out by a research engineer at the Stream Industrial Doctorate Centre will improve understanding of sporadic bacteriological non-compliance – and help Severn Trent Water to improve its compliance further.

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Ikea publishes its Sustainability Report 2010

Ikea has published its Sustainability Report for 2010 introducing its 'Sustainability Direction' for 2010 - 15.

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· Draining Carbon From Wastewater Networks

· Nano Knows Best

· Pilot reveals consumer attitudes to metal recycling

· Amit Chatterjee

· Waste company guilty of repeatedly flouting regulations

· Are WEEE missing an opportunity?

· Building in a better way for recovery



April 2006

On Boro time

Despite the delay of the Waste Electrical & Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive, a new plant in Middlesbrough is ready to meet its requirements. Tom Idle paid a visit

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Edie Environmental Legislation Summary (April 06)

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 revisions to EU clean water rules with a new

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Commission takes on Greece over viper protection

The European Commission took Greece to court over its failure to protect vipers on the island of Milos

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· Responsible shopping

· Responsible shopping

· On Boro time

· Austria told to protect wild birds

· Why is renewable energy use penalised?

· A new dawn for nuclear

· Edie environmental case law summary April 06