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July 2016

Earthwards recognition is reserved for the company’s most improved products, which must achieve three significant improvements across seven impact areasIt'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
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… sellIn 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.
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 marketsAs 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


July 2015

Tourism is often seen as unsustainable, but some attractions are finding new ways to be enviromentaly friendlyTourism's relationship with the environment is complex: long-haul flights emit huge amounts of CO2 and visitors can negatively impact local ecosystems. But more and more tourist attractions are taking sustainability to heart.
Green thinking can bring huge benefits in reducing bottom lines costs and increasing employee engagementJames Deacon, head of corporate responsibility at technology company Ricoh UK, offers his advice for businesses looking to become more sustainable in 2015 and beyond
More companies are finding innovative ways to collaborate to improve their sustainabiltiyCollaboration: a buzzword for sustainability professionals and an increasing focal point for businesses across sectors.
» What makes a Sustainability Leader? Case study: JD Wetherspoon & DHL
» Glastonbury to Shambala: 5 festivals going green this summer
» Can Formula E electrify mainstream motoring?
» The wrong side of history? 7 baffling climate-sceptic quotes
» Intervening in systems: Three steps to sustainability success
» What makes a Sustainability Leader? Case study: University of Reading
» What makes a Sustainability Leader? Case study: Whitbread Group & Waterscan


July 2012

Waste producers must become more responsible for greener design strategiesAs 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
Brand owners like Nokia are in a powerful position when it comes to circular ways of thinkingAs 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
Collaboration and communication are as important as technology in driving innovation says Dr ColbyEncouraging home-grown innovation is crucial if the UK is to lead the smart grid pack says Sentec CTO Dr Edward Colby
» Bexley reaps benefits of SME recycling commitment
» Why sharing makes sustainable business sense
» Oxfordshire councils drive to recycling summit
» Is your waste vision a shapeshifter?
» WLWA influences consumer behaviour to cut food waste
» Contractor case study: Pilot auger boring success


July 2007

The government's proposed Climate Change Bill promises great things but may lack real legal muscle. Peter McMaster reports
Welsh Water had been using timer-controlled automatic actuated valves to operate auto-desludging of the primary tanks at its Lavister WwTW. But sludge quality was far from consistent, so it turned to Watson-Marlow Bredel.
A contemporary low entry cab has been developed by BMC which is finding favour among council refuse collectors
» Eurotunnel and Hach Lange tackle groundwater monitoring
» Spanish landfills closed
» How to get the most from waste-to-energy
» Butt out in the nicest possible way
» Waste case clarifies export laws
» Intelligent sewage handling
» Understanding what waste really means