edie feature articles on this day... for August 2004, 2003, 2000, 1995

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in August 2004, 2003, 2000, 1995

August 2004

Greener business is better business

The Environment Agency's sixth report on the environmental performance of businesses, Spotlight on business: environmental performance in 2003 is the most rounded to date. This article shows how the agency is examining many more measures of performance, and how large businesses and sectors ar

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Litter patrol

Councillor Sir Ron Watson, chair of the LGA's environment and regeneration executive, looks at co-operation on litter between councils and restaurant chains

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Contaminated land test gets 'glowing' report

Local authorities can improve their economic and environmental sustainability by adopting recent advances in industrial biotechnology developed and supported as part of the DTI's BIO-WISE programme. Dr Paul Fisher of BIO-WISE outlines how one such application is helping LAs manage contaminated land

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· Are you feeling assured?

· Probe into pipe integrity

· The Carbon Disclosure Project: Round Two

· Pontoon poised for action

· Energy for change

· Stop the brain drain!!

· Landfill Directive - handicap or opportunity?

August 2003

CIWM President calls for clear vision of the future

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management reports a record attendance at this year's conference and exhibition held at Torbay in June, with over 6,000 visitors viewing products and services on show from 360 companies and organisations. The conference and workshop sessions attracted 580 delegat

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CSR applies to small businesses too

by Elizabeth Start, Policy Development Officer for European Affairs

The first word of the phrase Corporate Social Responsibility suggests it has no relevance to the small businessman and only applies to large companies. But this is a misconception and a recent proposal for legislation from the Eu

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A team not afraid to take risks

Zyron is looking for a challenge and is trying to break into the ductile iron pipes and fittings market. Ashley Martin travelled to Germany to talk to the company's boss about his plans.

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· Reaching for the sky

· Agency probes health risks from petroleum hydrocarbons

· Technically speaking

· New beginnings in solvent emissions

· Removing a disruptive element

· Making a commitment to energy

· Changing fashion or fashioning change?

August 2000

ESA aims to improve operations through training

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has as one of its key objectives the improvement of operational standards by providing a comprehensive, practical and value-for-money range of training courses covering legal and technical issues.

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Industry trains its sights on the future

The established professional bodies and industrial associations in the waste sector provide a constantly developing range of training and educational services to respond to the increasing pace of change in this area.

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Major group sets up training college

In an innovative move, Vivendi Environment, parent group of waste management services contractor, Onyx Environmental Group, and train operator, Connex, has set up a college to provide training for the staff of the UK companies.

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· Waste industry set for change

· The wood for the trees?

· Survey tracks trends in recycling

· Initiative on show at Paignton parade

· Metering out?

· Pollution failures mar improving record

· Ebb and flow

August 1995