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

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


June 2013

In conversation with Legal & General's Debbie Hobbs

Legal & General's sustainability manager, Debbie Hobbs tells edie about the challenges of embedding sustainability across an entire supply chain and how sustainability professionals need to "educate, support, encourage and monitor".

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Why BT's Net Good scheme could answer calls to tackle climate change

BT's Net Good scheme, which aims to help customers cut three tonnes of carbon for every tonne BT achieves, is a good example of how telecoms firms are driving efficiencies.Conor McGlone finds out how the industry is adapting to cope with the full force of climate change.

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Is GRI's sustainability reporting framework G4 too ambitious for business?

The dust is still settling on G4, the GRI's latest update to its sustainability reporting framework that was announced at the GRI Global Conference in Amsterdam last week. But how will this latest version affect business, asks John Hsu.

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· In conversation with AkzoNobel's Chris Cook

· Westminster takes waste solution to the streets

· In conversation with Anglo American's Samantha Hoe-Richardson

· UKIP's Nigel Farage on wind farms, global warming and Charles Darwin

· Isn't it about time waste was kept closer to home?

· In conversation with Eurostar's Peter Bragg

· In conversation with M&S' Mike Barry and Adam Elman



June 2012

Inflatable barrier helps protect Amsterdam

A bespoke inflatable dam manufactured in Manchester is providing flood protection in Amsterdam, writes Mike Saunders, Dunlop GRG's business development manager

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Clare Whelan: Lambeth's green campaigner

Lambeth's Conservative spokesperson on the environment, health and adult social care speaks to Nick Warburton about improving waste and recycling in the borough

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Sustainable supply chains: breaking out of the tick box

If manufacturers want to drive resource efficiency innovation across their supply chains, they need jump beyond compliance, take risks and be creative, argues Ramon Arratia

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· Energy-from-waste explosion sparks jobs boom

· Green Investment Bank - a bang or a whimper?

· GHG and sustainability reporting - next steps for business and government

· How do we learn to consume less?



June 2009

CRL gets started on water tower repairs

Specialist main contractor Concrete Repairs (CRL) has begun important refurbishment work on the Rusper and Betchworth water towers for Sutton and East Surrey Water, as part of a contract worth nearly £300,000.

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Buckyballs could keep water systems flowing

US scientists have discovered a new use for the nanoparticles of carbon. Richard Merritt describes how this could save fortunes in time and money providing the process is safe for the environment and humans

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Scotland introduces new renewables banding system

Scotland gives a shot in the arm to renewables generators with new banding for ROCs.

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· Eversheds comments on legal issues in the CRC

· Opportunities knock North of the border

· Why carrots beat sticks

· Capturing the carbon benefits of bio-compost

· Giving plastics a helping hand at the kerbside

· NI officials champion water reform

· Carbon commitments: what you need to know



June 2004

Complying with EU Law on Waste: Can the Planning Process Deliver?

Wayne Laramee is Head of Parliamentary Affairs at the Environmental Services Association. Here he explains how the Government must seize the upcoming opportunity to put in place a planning framework to deliver the new waste management facilities the UK needs.

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Implementation of the WEEE Directive in the UK

The Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) Directive was published on 13 February 2003. The UK and other Member States of the EU have until 13 August 2004 to transpose the Directive into national legislation. Here, Adrian Harding, Environment Agency Policy Advisor on Producer Responsibili

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Miles ahead

For the second year running the Go-Ahead Group has won the ILT's Environmental Improvement Award. Peter McCrum finds out why

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· Focus group cracks the code

· Strict regime covers pest control waste disposal

· Shering meets need for dual mode weighbridge operation

· Chipped tyres offer leachate drainage solution

· Red Forge launches 'Delta' system at CIWM

· Maximising minimisation: taking the waste out of the packaging supply chain

· The next generation