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

sustainability and energy management experts from manufacturing firms across the country came together to discuss the potential solutions to some of the biggest challenges facing the sectorSustainability and energy management experts from some of the world's biggest businesses recently gathered in London for an exclusive roundtable hosted by edie and British Gas, to explore the role of the manufacturing sector in shaping the future of energy.
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'.
Until now, landfill or burning were the only options for disposing of MDF, but MDF Recovery has developed a novel, proprietary process to recover wood fibre from the materialedie investigates the green business potential of breakthrough technologies and innovations in this new series of 'test bed' case studies. First up: a look at a world-first solution that creates a secondary material from recycled MDF boards, generating zero waste in the process.
» Driving change: How can businesses increase efficiency for a greener fleet?
» In practice: Canary Wharf Group's closed-loop Clean Coffee Zone
» We Are the Oceans: a new way to educate consumers on plastic waste
» Bridging the gap: How Capgemini's new CSR head has gained valuable insight into boardroom buy-in


June 2014

Peter Knight is Chairman of The Context GroupIn less than 16 years, the UN says that the demand for fresh water will outstrip supply by 40%. Businesses are acutely aware of the impending risks of managing with less water, but many are confused about exactly what to do, and where it should start. Peter Knight provides some clarity.
Low and no-cost actions can  produce quick returns and significantly reduce energy costsWith 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.
Mauro Montello of climate control systems provider ClimavenetaHow 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
» In Conversation with Coca-Cola's Joe Franses
» Making the Pledge: SC Johnson charts sustainability over time
» Nikwax: Using green chemistry to stand out from the crowd


June 2009

After 15 years pumping air through a sewage treatment works in Dorset, it appears that the Durapipe does exactly what it says on the tin
Systems that use AOP technology are considered more effective than conventional oxidation processes. Phil Whittaker explains why their popularity has led to their increasing use in drinking water treatment and water reuse applications.
Years of underinvestment, public expenditure constraints and the need to meet statutory regulatory obligations while future-proofing against climate change are just a few of the important challenges facing Northern Ireland as it prepares its second, three-year business plan.
» Voluflow overcomes the law of gravity in settling tanks
» Opportunities knock North of the border
» Buckyballs could keep water systems flowing
» Rainwater or greywater?
» Does your landfill suffer from gas pains?
» SWW's helping hand
» Custom-built eccentric valve a dam fine choice