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

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


August 2016

How to be a Sustainability Leader: Awards Q&A with Energy Manager of the Year

Jude Hughes (centre) collects her E&E Award from host Andrew Ryan (far left) and the Energy Institute's Sarah Beacock (right)

As the deadline for edie's Sustainability Leaders Awards 2017 approaches, we talk to last year's Energy Manager of the Year Jude Hughes to find out her secrets to success and top tips for Awards entrants.

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Pokemon Go: Green business opportunity or environmental headache?

The Pokemon Go app set a new Apple record for most downloads in one week, and has been downloaded more than 75 million times across iOS and Android, surpassing Twitter and Tinder

As people of all ages roam the streets in search of Pokemon, has this new, interconnected age of smartphone capabilities provided a green business opportunity for a fully fledged sharing economy, or will the increased energy demand spoil the environmental potential?

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Policies, data and imports: tackling the trilemma of collaboration for Britain's retailers

Supported by the Sustainable Development Goals, retailers are now able to strengthen their individual CSR policies at a boardroom level

In the wake of some key waste and resource efficiency issues being brought to light within the UK retail sector, edie's Matt Mace speaks to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) about how to drive collaboration in this highly-competitive market as a means to deliver low-carbon, resource-efficient ways

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· Rio 2016 Olympics: How sustainable is the greatest show on Earth?

· From Exxon to Jack Black: The call for a global carbon price is gathering pace

· Coming of age: The heroes and villains of the circular economy



August 2015

First steps: How the circular economy is revolutionising baby products

Dorel's sustainability campaign was kickstarted by a recognition that modern parents want to

The bringing-up-baby business is booming, with a broad and ever-changing audience. But is the industry fit for purpose to deliver the transformational change needed to create a sustainable future? Brad Allen investigates...

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Circular thinking - a miracle cure for NHS waste management?

Hospital furniture refurbishment and reuse waste could drive significant savings in disposal costs and avoided procurement costs

Britain's healthcare system has historically had a poor track-record in waste management and recycling. But things are beginning to change, with several NHS Trusts now adopting more circular business models, as Maxine Perella finds out.

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Premier League sustainability: Creating the world's greenest football club

The greenest of the green? Forest Green Rovers' New Lawn stadium. Photo: Geograph.org

The Premier League season got underway this weekend with a winning start for Manchester United and dropped points for Arsenal and Chelsea.

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· Driving change: What will the planet's roads look like in 2050?

· Why do so many people work so hard just to build up the funds to quit?

· edie explains: Sustainable Development Goals

· From laggard to leader: APP's zero-deforestation journey

· Golden State: How California is surviving its worst drought in history

· Game on: How gamification is bringing sustainability to the masses



August 2012

Will energy reforms prove electric for EfW?

Energy-from-waste could benefit from new electricity reforms

Under the new electricity market reforms, can contracts for difference support future investment for the energy-from-waste sector? Fiona Ross attempts to find out

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Tower Hamlets goes underground to pioneer waste solution

Waste collection: bins are emptied

The London borough installed the first underground bins in the late 1990s. Nick Warburton reports on its plans to extend collections to include mixed recycling

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Time to target the drug pushers of fly-tipping

Punishing those who illegally dump waste will never solve the problem - you have to confront the waste producers and increase visibility at the point of disposal, argues Phil Conran

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· Water reduction project takes off

· Holding back the flood: tackling the SWMP monster

· Can water leapfrog carbon?

· Locksmiths required to design out waste

· Why we need to start walking in circles

· The Body Shop: beauty products with a positive impact



August 2007

Brave new world: The economics of recovery

Economic and environmental regulators are important drivers for emerging energy and waste recovery technologies, as Paul Lowe explains

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Sound advice on noise pollution

Regulations that came into force last year place the onus of ensuring aural wellbeing firmly with employers. Jane Dawson explains how Wakefield Acoustic has helped the water industry comply with the law and protect employees.

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Flexibility equals strength

As the debate rages over the use of concrete or plastic, the benefits of both materials are vigorously tested. Dr Vasilios Samaras of Asset International looks at the benefits of plastic in water storage and pipe infrastructure.

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· Odour surveying leads by the nose

· Food for thought in recovering best value

· Kent coast standards soar in £66M cleanup project

· Feast on this: abrasive drying for food waste

· Fieldbus moves into the mainstream

· Water treatment washes up well in Bolton

· Staying in the office