edie feature articles on this day... for May 2013, 2012, 2009, 2004

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in May 2013, 2012, 2009, 2004


May 2013

Going for gold with cradle-to-cradle: Interview with Bridgett Luther

The cradle-to-cradle concept is now hugely influential in terms of sustainable product design. Bridgett Luther, president of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, tells Daan Elffers how this agenda is shaping up

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In conversation: Talking Resource Revolution with the creatives

Two leading systems thinkers discussed how best businesses can break out of their linear mindset and work towards greater lifecycle thinking at a recent Sustainable Business resource scarcity conference. Maxine Perella chaired the session

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Damage limitation: how recyclers can reduce incident risks

Risk management is a priority

Delivery and collection is vital but waste and recycling companies can be open to damaging claims should an incident occur off-site. Philip Bladon offers some useful advice for the sector

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· Complexities and advantages of a green supply chain

· The evolution of product carbon footprinting

· John Woodruff urges councils to engage with AD industry

· Exploring water usage: Sainsburys journey to a 50% water reduction

· PART L 2013 - what will it mean for the construction industry?

· Kotuku provides first step on the waste ladder

· York 'spring clean' sweep on household waste



May 2012

Tread with care

With a new international standard being developed for water footprinting, Stuart Crisp, business development director of Concrete Pipeline Systems Association, considers how pipeline materials measure up

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Melton switches to commingled for cost savings

Commingling: drives up recycling while driving down costs

Responding to deep cuts while also looking to boost environmental performance, one council found that moving to commingled collections ticked all the boxes. Raman Selvon explains why

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Why recycling is music to the ears at V Festival

Used cans collected on-site ready for reprocessing

Music festivals present many challenges for materials recovery due to the high levels of people and food and drink consumed on-site, but one programme is making good progress in targeting drinks cans

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· Sutton's new collection service slashes costs

· Video: Scottish Water completes 1.2km tunnel

· VIDEO: Harsh reality of water poverty first hand

· MCERTS 'not enough' for complex sites

· 'I've taken blunt questions - and given honest answers'

· Manufacturing a world beyond zero waste



May 2009

Beating the cowboy clothing criminals

Genuine textile recycling operators must keep up the pressure on the increasing number of bogus collectors if they are to prosper in these difficult times, warns Paul Ozanne

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SB - The Event has arrived

After months of planning, Sustainable Business - The Event is finally here. John Haven explains why the show is so vital as business prepares for a low-carbon economy.

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Clarifiers help clear Gloucester culverts

Flood risk in Gloucester is being reduced by the Environment Agency, which is using specialist equipment for silt removal in a large culvert. Nathalie Hall of Siltbuster explains

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· Keeping storm weather flows under control

· Total cost solutions the trend for tanks

· Waste recycling fuels Severn Trent works

· Intellisondes monitoring water flows Down Under

· Swiss technology does a dam good job in the Lake District

· How is the carbon agenda materialising in waste?

· Rehabilitation contract is on target and on time



May 2004

Air Emission monitoring in the UK

By Dave Curtis, Source Testing Association
The Source Testing Association, established in 1995, has been committed to improving quality, health & safety and providing a technical base for its members.

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Multi-site monitoring for Corporation of London

Equipment used by Campbell Scientific is at the core of the multi-site monitoring system used by the Corporation of London to monitor pollutant levels and environmental parameters at the heart of the capital.

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CIWM looks over the horizon at Torbay

The CIWM once again stages what is billed as " the largest international wastes management conference and exhibition" at Paignton in Torbay, Devon, UK, from 15-17 June, 2004.

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· Limiting liability

· Technology aids LAs in meeting Government targets

· Air Emission monitoring in the UK

· Global giant Geesink Norba unveils new RCV

· Challenging odour regulations

· WEEE won't wait

· A case of credibility