Edie+ articles on this day... for May 2007, 2006, 2003, 1998

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in May 2007, 2006, 2003, 1998

May 2007

The brick-making industry could save millions while diverting contaminated waste away from landfill thanks to a project which puts spent scrubbers from flue pipes to good use.
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 the EU authorising the use of six chemicals
In the quest to "clean up our act" in modern society, urban sewage and the way we manage its disposal, has become an important issue. John Jardine, who knows a lot about traditional aerobic aeration, explains why he thinks composting might be one possible way forward for sewerage sludge.
» Italian ski resort will harm bird life
» Milton Keynes MRF fires up bigger and better
» Italy rapped for waste violations
» Water industry "ignoring climate change"
» SmartMeter - helping to cut water bills
» Food for thought: dining on the recovery dilemma
» Air quality directive: a basis for equality?


May 2006

There are plenty of intelligent, hard-working officers in the Environment Agency and in Defra. It is the structure and culture that are wrong, writes Bill Butterworth
As well as significant internal changes, Scottish Water is having to take account of a new abstraction charging regime and the creation of a new customer-representation body
More action is needed on business waste as the issue moves up the political agenda. LAWR looks at the latest developments in this field
» On air: broadcasting quality to the public
» Making wind work
» Boost for battery recycling
» Trenchless trends in Northern Ireland
» GETTING AROUND THE G FACTOR
» Rurally rationalizing
» Natural Attenuation: an efficient strategy for the remediation of contaminated groundwater.


May 2003

Robert Oakley of waste specialist OSS Group, looks at the benefits available to manufacturers of turning to specialist waste companies to help solve their waste disposal and minimisation issues.
Fred McArthur, director of United Utilities Industrial, looks at waste management in the food processing industry.
David Harris of ACS Group Services discusses the recent government sponsored Enhanced Capital Allowance scheme, whereby tax breaks are given for those companies investing in energy efficient refrigeration products.
» Challenges and opportunities
» Not too hot
» Technically speaking
» To sleep at night
» Interview with the equaliser
» Tackling noise
» Oscar performance for ODW


May 1998

Inside the sludge drying plant at Teeside Industry is investing major resources into expanding Combined Heat and Power capacity with the enthusiastic support of the Government for the economic and environmental benefits this solution can offer