edie feature articles on this day... for June 2014, 2013, 2010, 2005

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in June 2014, 2013, 2010, 2005


June 2014

Managing your energy: Five top tips for businesses

With increasing energy costs and legislation pushing energy management further up the corporate agenda, edie brings you five 'light-bulb moments' to improve energy efficiency and boost margins.

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Nikwax: Using green chemistry to stand out from the crowd

Winning the Queen's Award for Enterprise in Sustainable Development is no easy task. But for Nikwax, it was deserved recognition. From harvesting rainwater to adopting a stringent restricted chemicals policy, the waterproofing and aftercare manufacturer is leading the way as a truly 'sustainable' bu

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Greener buildings: Bringing low-carbon construction into the mainstream

How far has sustainable construction come in the past decade? With exemplar buildings like the WWF's Living Planet Centre taking centre-stage in the current sustainable construction hall of fame, how well are eco-innovations trickling down to more 'everyday' developments? Mauro Montello investigates

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· In Conversation with Coca-Cola's Joe Franses

· Water & Business: How to avoid the looming 'crisis'

· Making the Pledge: SC Johnson charts sustainability over time



June 2013

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

Empowering local communities to make the best uses of their resources can be a powerful economic driver - if only waste companies would cotton on, says Javier Rojo

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

Marks & Spencer's Mike Barry and Adam Elman reveal why they are looking to internationalise the retailer's Plan A strategy and how the circular economy is set to revolutionise the economy.

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

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

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

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

· In conversation with AkzoNobel's Chris Cook

· Westminster takes waste solution to the streets

· In conversation with Eurostar's Peter Bragg



June 2010

SEPA publishes new guidance for waste oils

New guidance on the production of fuel oils from recycled waste, published today by Scotland's environment watchdog, means that fuel oils that meet the correct specification will no longer be regulated as waste.

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Scotland considers aviation and shipping emissions

New rules covering greenhouse gas emissions from air and sea transport have come into force in Scotland.

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Don't put your plans on hold

With the revised Waste Framework Directive waiting in the wings, now is the time to get new sites allocated for waste schemes say Andrew Williamson and Victoria Molton.

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· Where is our energy going to come from?

· Nordic Water devises solution for lake clean-up

· Home Information Packs scrapped

· Have you twigged yet?

· Irish to buy Welsh wind-farm

· Home Energy Certificates amended

· Raising the bar



June 2005

A review of statutory and other funding sources

Alex Green of FareShare argues that Defra's new BREW fund conspicuously overlooks community schemes to divert food waste from landfill.

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'Landfill' gulls pose potential health hazard

Leading specialist in controlling nuisance from birds, NBC Bird Solutions, reviews the evidence that gulls in particular, feeding on landfill sites, can pose a potential hazard to human health

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Speedy weighbridge system keeps waste moving at the NEC

Speed was of the essence when Weightron Bilanciai won an order to install a new 50 tonne weighbridge into an existing pit outside one of the main security gates at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. The requirement arose towards the end of 2004 when Cleanaway was awarded the waste removal

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· Lean and clean

· London Waste opts for in-vessel composting

· Sector aiming to reduce water use

· Framework fatigue

· Composting industry forges ahead with new COP

· Research and discovery

· Alford v Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs