Edie+ articles on this day... for September 2014, 2013, 2010, 2005

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

September 2014

The Amager Bakke EfW plant will have a man-made ski slope on its roof. It will be accessible to the public and is due to open in the summer of 2017Imagine going up an 85-metre climbing wall and then imagine viewing an artificial ski slope when you reach the top. Now imagine skiing down that ski slope which happens to rest on top of the roof of a €500m energy-from-waste (EfW) plant. Your imagination is not running wild - this is about to b
The UN has revealed that the zone layer is recovering so fast that it will be more or less mended by the middle of the centuryGovernments dither on the solution to global warming - but the Montreal protocol is a reminder of a time when they took their hands out of their pockets.
Kim Marotta is the director of sustainability at brewing company MillerCoorsGreat 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.
» Formula E: Six sustainability facts about all-electric motorsport
» 10 steps to tackle climate change AND promote economic growth
» Scottish independence: What the NO vote means for UK renewables
» Scottish independence: Kill or cure for future renewable developments?


September 2013

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
Taking note of the health impacts of climate change and environmental destruction, this week edie talks to Bupa's head of sustainability strategy Andrew Smith, who explains that the current economic situation is offering businesses a great opportunity to provide solutions that deliver resource and m
Conference season provides opportunity for reading the runes on environmental policy says Society for the Environment chief executive Alex Galloway. Here he shares his expectations for this year's round of party positioning.
» Intelligent efficiency: turning data and energy efficiency into valuable assets
» Urban mining aims to redefine waste as an asset
» Waste champion lauded as pioneering business woman
» Dieter Helm: EMR will need full review to address issues
» In conversation with UPS' Peter Harris
» In conversation with Bloomberg's Lee Ballin
» Is Wyke Farms leading a revolution of sustainable grocers?


September 2010

Educating householders was key when Oldham Borough Council wanted to introduce food waste collections. With the help of its waste contractor, it engineered a successful communications campaign
United Utilities (UU) has selected engineering consultancy Grontmij for its AMP5 Professional Engineering Consultancy Services (PECS) Framework. The deal is for five years, and entails Grontmij utilising its extensive range of water services, offering feasibility and design across networks and treat
A recently installed chemical scrubbing system, designed and built by ACWA Air, has proved to be extremely effective in providing odour control for the effluent treatment plant installed at the Selby food processing factory of the Greencore Group. ACWA’s Odour Control System is designed to ensure th
» Edie+ users get 20% off Sustainable Leaders Forum
» Local Authorities face huge liabilities from landfills
» Sewer much easier CCTV
» Cost-effective solutions for challenging times
» Scottish Water: no status change, says government
» Sheltering people from bin deaths
» Success for final effluent quality trial


September 2005

Martin Allitt, of Sussex-based consultancy Richard Allitt Asssociates, looks at modern techniques for checking quality of flow survey data
As local authorities face up to the formal targets for efficiency gains at the same time as tackling the huge challenges involved in delivering recycling services and changing the way residual waste is managed, the prospects can seem pretty daunting. But is it really such bad news, or can something
Northampton-based construction equipment dealer, Mawsley Machinery, has been chosen by the Northampton Borough Council in its pledge to get Northampton involved in a nationwide recycling scheme.
» Waste industry puts its back into improving h&s record
» Making a clean break
» Edie Environmental Legislation Summary (September 2005)
» China in hand
» Imaging beneath the ground using non-invasive techniques
» Builder beware
» The price of success