edie feature articles on this day... for July 2016, 2015, 2012, 2007

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in July 2016, 2015, 2012, 2007


July 2016

Business Cubed: one woman's mission to de-risk the global green innovation market

Marcela Navarro's Business Cubed has begun work with engine manufacturer Cummins, acting as a “de-risking model” that could open up investment across a variety of green innovation markets

As a growing number of businesses look to tap into the huge potential of low-carbon innovators and sustainability start-ups to drive internal CSR programmes, Matt Mace talks to the creator of the successful RBS Innovation Gateway as she embarks on a brave new venture to bring even more ready-for-mar

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Heading Earthwards: Johnson & Johnson dives deep to green up healthcare

Earthwards recognition is reserved for the company’s most improved products, which must achieve three significant improvements across seven impact areas

It's widely recognised that the healthcare sector has a large and costly environmental footprint. Hospitals in particular account for some of the most energy-intensive facilities, yet many traditionally have been slow to embrace resource efficiency. A study by the University of Chicago found that th

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The 'S' word: A guide to communicating sustainability to consumers

There are still murmurs within sustainability departments (which develop into muffled screams in the marketing departments) that sustainability simply can’t do what sex can… sell

In the final part of edie's 'guide-to' series for sustainable professionals, Matt Mace explores how to communicate sustainability to different business departments and consumers, and asks the experts whether it is time to disregard the 'S' word altogether.

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July 2015

Glastonbury to Shambala: 5 festivals going green this summer

Many festival lovers go all out to reduce waste and improve sustainability

British Summer Time means one thing to tens of thousands across the country: festival season. But how are this year's big events attempting to green-up the party experience?

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What makes a Sustainability Leader? Case study: JD Wetherspoon & DHL

(L-R): Ecolateral’s Peter Jones; DHL Envirosolution’s Amanda Williams and Andrew Haynes; and compere Alistair McGowan

With deadline day for entry to edie's 2015 Sustainability Leaders Awards fast approaching, we take a closer look at the collaboration between pub chain JD Wetherspoon and logistics firm DHL Supply Chain which took home last year's Waste & Resource Management award.

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Linking sustainability and responsibility: participation toward social justice

Cultivating these skills is critical to our capacity to share our fragile planet and help build a world in which we can all thrive

Leading businesses now connect sustainability not just with being 'green', but with being a proactive force for good in a globalised economy.

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· What makes a Sustainability Leader? Case study: B&Q

· ISO 14001: A revised standard linking strategy, risk, resilience & improvement

· Ecology: Time to go deeper...

· Green holidays: 5 sustainable tourist attractions

· E-Waste: The circular economy's achilles heel

· Moving from recycling to re-use in the food logistics industry

· Intervening in systems: Three steps to sustainability success



July 2012

Contractor case study: Pilot auger boring success

Tricky access made trenchless technology the only option

When specialist contractor Conwell Contracts was brought in to assist on a drainage scheme in Carlow, Ireland, it proved a memorable challenge.

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Who is the Nokia of the waste world?

Brand owners like Nokia are in a powerful position when it comes to circular ways of thinking

As brand leaders look to take ownership of their materials, disassembly and reuse could fall to new operations where shredders and magnets will not feature - and the waste industry could be left on the sidelines, warns Phillip Ward

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Producer responsibility: a new era for eco design

Waste producers must become more responsible for greener design strategies

As we look towards the future of the WEEE Directive and the transition to a circular economy Bruno Zago argues the case for individual producer responsibility

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· Innovation and the UK power network

· Is your waste vision a shapeshifter?

· Why sharing makes sustainable business sense

· Bexley reaps benefits of SME recycling commitment

· Oxfordshire councils drive to recycling summit

· WLWA influences consumer behaviour to cut food waste



July 2007

Understanding what waste really means

The definition 'waste' under the Waste Framework Directive continues to baffle. And a recent European Court ruling has raised the risk of criminal sanctions for waste offences. Eluned Watson and Laura Brady report.

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Residents reassured during factory remediation

During remediation of a site used to make viscose rayon, Akzo Nobel did a complex risk assessment, which included 228 houses and a nearby lough. Richard Thurgood reports

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Waste case clarifies export laws

A ruling by the ECJ has gone against previous EU advice on how much information must be given to the authorities in countries receiving waste shipments from Europe.

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· Mobile reed bed benefits Heathrow

· Environmental Case Law Summary, July 2007

· Planning white paper: infrastructure gains?

· Finding the green balance

· Waking up to modular cells

· Clay beats PVC for green drainage

· Eurotunnel and Hach Lange tackle groundwater monitoring