edie feature articles on this day... for September 2014, 2013, 2010, 2005

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in September 2014, 2013, 2010, 2005


September 2014

In Conversation with MillerCoors' Kim Marotta

Kim Marotta is the director of sustainability at brewing company MillerCoors

Great Beer, Great Responsibility is the sustainability spirit of MillerCoors. America's second-largest beer company reached record lows for its water and energy consumption last year, and it has already surpassed all of the environmental stewardship goals it set out to achieve by 2015.

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Scottish independence: Kill or cure for future renewable developments?

Latest polls suggested the result remained too close to call, with a slender lead for a 'NO' vote

Ahead of the vote to decide Scotland's future as part of - or apart from - the United Kingdom, edie investigates what might happen to the nation's renewable sector if it does strike out as an independent country.

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Scottish independence: What the NO vote means for UK renewables

There is hope for a return to 'business as usual' in Scotland following the 55% - 44% vote in favour of NO

Scotland has voted to stay in the United Kingdom after voters decisively rejected independence. What impact, if any, will this have on the nation's renewable energy sector?

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· Stopping climate meltdown needs the courage that saved the ozone layer

· 10 steps to tackle climate change AND promote economic growth

· Formula E: Six sustainability facts about all-electric motorsport

· Designing energy-from-waste plants for communities off-piste



September 2013

Is Wyke Farms leading a revolution of sustainable grocers?

Britain's largest family owned cheese maker Wyke Farms plans to lead the "green revolution in grocery" through its 100% green strategy which looks at energy, water and waste issues within the business. Leigh Stringer talks to managing director and third generation family member, Richard Cl

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Southern Railway sets out platform for smarter resource efficiency

One of the UK's leading train operators is looking to forge stronger networks in its sustainable ambitions, to leave a lasting legacy both on and off the tracks. Maxine Perella reports

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Intelligent efficiency: turning data and energy efficiency into valuable assets

In the past, it has been all too easy to think of energy efficiency as a chore, a marginal 'upgrade' to existing infrastructure or processes that may save a bit on utility bills in the long run - and a few tons of CO2 or gallons of water for the environment too, says Craig Anderson

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· Environmental policy: making a call on the conferences

· Urban mining aims to redefine waste as an asset

· Dieter Helm: EMR will need full review to address issues

· In conversation with Bloomberg's Lee Ballin

· In conversation with Bupa's Andrew Smith

· In conversation with UPS' Peter Harris

· Waste champion lauded as pioneering business woman



September 2010

Purchase boosts Mott presence Down Under

Engineering, management and development consultant Mott MacDonald has expanded its operations in Australia having bought independent employee-owned Sydney and Canberra-based consultant Hughes Trueman. The company has also opened offices in Adelaide and Melbourne.

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Cat has got the purrfect solution for misting needs

Misting systems are a great way to minimise obnoxious odours. And for odour control specialist EC Chemical Productions, there’s no better system for generating the necessary mist than Cat Pumps’ high pressure plunger pumps.

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How to keep your site smelling sweet

Councils now have a detailed guide they can refer to on how to manage odours from waste sites. One of the authors, Rob Lockwood, outlines the main points

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· Edie+ users get 20% off Sustainable Leaders Forum

· Sheltering people from bin deaths

· Grontmij secures five-year UU deal

· Float the pumps, boys

· Urban drainage: a step change on the streets

· The key to locking valves

· Bristol Review has implications for AMP5



September 2005

Plastic bins help prevent accidents says H&S lab

Accident rates in the trade and domestic waste collection industry are four times the national average and fatalities are ten times the norm. The largest group of accidents involve manual handling. Every year, the UK economy loses 12.3 million working days due to back pain and the waste industry is

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MCERTS equipment can play key role in LA monitoring

The forthcoming MCERTS 2005 Conference and Exhibition* will provide local authority environmental health officers and other regulators with an update on current technical and legislative issues and the opportunity to assess new technology on show at the Burton-on-Trent venue. LAWE runs the rule over

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Do US a favour

In the wake of the fudged Gleneagles communiqué and the Bush side-deal with Australia, CIWEM's Nick Reeves ponders the chances of America facing up to its responsibilities in the battle against global warming

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· Airing views

· Transferring Liability for Unanticipated Costs in Developing Brownfield Sites

· Special Terex-Atlas loader fills recycling role

· Inspecting for contaminated land: avoiding the pitfalls

· What does the 'efficiency agenda' mean for local authorities?

· Imaging beneath the ground using non-invasive techniques

· Edie environmental case law summary (September 2005)