Edie+ articles on this day... for June 2018, 2017, 2014, 2009

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in June 2018, 2017, 2014, 2009

June 2018



June 2017

Coffee cups, lids and coffee grounds generated by over 300 shops, bars and restaurants across the 12-acre Canary Wharf Estate are now recycled through the use of designated binsWith the Canary Wharf Estate welcoming almost a million visitors every week, site owner Canary Wharf Group has seized upon an opportunity to ignite a resource revolution. Through the creation of closed-loop 'Clean Coffee Zone', coffee-related waste is now recycled and turned into new resources.
Many businesses already utilising fleet management and telematics technology have reported fuel savings of as much as two gallons per vehicle per dayWhether it's the rollout of electric vehicles (EVs), the use of telematics, or the strategic positioning of distribution centres, there is now a multitude of options available to businesses looking to reduce fleet emissions. But which is the best route to take? edie's George Ogleby investigates.
PwC's central London office, which was recently refurbished to BREEAM 'outstanding' standards. Photo: PwCWith technological advances having an unprecedented impact on business operations, accountancy firm PwC has published a new responsible technology policy, setting out commitments and actions to ensure society can reap the benefits of the 'Fourth Industrial Revolution'.
» Bridging the gap: How Capgemini's new CSR head has gained valuable insight into boardroom buy-in
» Sustainable manufacturing roundtable: Turning challenges into opportunities
» We Are the Oceans: a new way to educate consumers on plastic waste
» Test bed: Scaling up a world-first recycling solution for MDF


June 2014

SC Johnson's Pledge and Pronto bottles now use compressed air rather than LPGs in the aerosolsOn the 50th anniversary of SC Johnson's Europlant factory, the group's senior director for manufacturing in Europe, the Middle East and Africa, Clint Filipowicz, discusses how sustainable business practices have developed to now underpin the company.
Joe Franses is director of corporate responsibility and sustainability at Coca-Cola EnterprisesFrom recycling commitments to revamped water strategies, Coca Cola Enterprises (CCE) is putting sustainability firmly in the spotlight. Edie talks with director of corporate responsibility and sustainability, Joe Franses, to find out more about the group's various green initiatives.
Nikwax produces performance solutions for outdoor clothing and equipment that are environmentally safeWinning 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
» Managing your energy: Five top tips for businesses
» Water & Business: How to avoid the looming 'crisis'
» Greener buildings: Bringing low-carbon construction into the mainstream


June 2009

In the second in a series of articles, Stormsaver's Michael Farnsworth discusses the relative benefits of rainwater harvesting and greywater recycling, and explains the advantages and disadvantages of each method.
Scotland gives a shot in the arm to renewables generators with new banding for ROCs.
Rainwater harvesting systems have many benefits, not only to the environment but also to the average householder as well as business. The collection systems are helping to address the ever-increasing demand for drinking water.
» Carbon commitments: what you need to know
» Answer to a difficult problem: Blackhawk down the well
» Eversheds comments on legal issues in the CRC
» Charging up for the battery regulations
» Interview - Caroline Lucas, leader, Green Party
» The Ultracoat cure
» Giving plastics a helping hand at the kerbside