edie feature articles on this day... for September 2017, 2016, 2013, 2008

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in September 2017, 2016, 2013, 2008


September 2017

In practice: Network Rail's closed-loop partnership to recycle waste coffee grounds

To date, 868 tonnes of coffee has been collected through the initiative to be transformed into biomass pellets

Striking a partnership with coffee waste collectors Bio-Bean enabled Network Rail to make steps in reducing waste at its station, and also got retailers and staff to boost coffee collection to be used for renewable power.

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In practice: Stora Enso's cost-effective move to champion cross laminated timber

Stora Enso expects two-thirds of energy consumption at its mills to come from biomass derived from burning wood bark

A new multi-million-euro investment looks set to transform packaging firm Stora Enso into a renewable materials company and the largest global producer of a low environmental impact timber solution to replace steel and concrete in construction projects.

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In practice: University of Northampton's onsite biomass energy centre

The Waterside campus will have 100% of its heating and hot water needs served by the new energy centre by using woodchip biomass and gas

A state-of-the-art new campus at the University of Northampton has embraced a renewable energy solution through a £6.5m energy centre which incorporates woodchip biomass boilers and a combined heat and power (CHP) system.

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· In practice: Amsterdam ArenA's EV battery storage system

· Building the story: How Mars got boardroom buy-in for its $1bn sustainability strategy



September 2016

Three years on from Rana Plaza: How The Bangladesh Accord plans to leave a positive supply chain legacy

The Bangladesh Accord was introduced to ensure tragedies like the Rana Plaza building collapse of 2013 don't happen again

Three years on from the Rana Plaza tragedy, edie's Matt Mace speaks to the executive director of the Bangladesh Accord Rob Wayss on why the seemingly "slow movement" of improving safety standards in the country shouldn't take away from the "unprecedented progress" shown by willi

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The story of Roermond: How Smurfit Kappa is making the circular economy a reality

edie took a behind-the-scenes tour of a paper mill owned and run by Smurfit Kappa, one of the world’s largest paper-based packaging businesses

Packaging giant Smurfit Kappa invites edie on a behind-the-scenes tour of its pioneering zero-waste paper mill in the Netherlands, which stands as an exemplar of the firm's global circular economy ambitions.

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Sharing sustainability success: From selling to showing

Andrex has a key role to play in engaging employees, customers and consumers to take action on the global sanitation crisis

Kimberly-Clark's head of sustainability for EMEA Tom Berry explores how some of the world's most intractable development issues, such as increasing access to education and improving sanitation, require effective behaviour change programmes to create real progress.

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· Laying the foundations for a more sustainable built environment

· The best retailers for the world: Driving responsible retail and one-planet prosperity



September 2013

Environmental policy: making a call on the conferences

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.

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Urban mining aims to redefine waste as an asset

We need to recognise urban wastes as assets and resources to be reused, recycled and recovered - and this requires some mental digging, argues Chris Coggins

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Waste champion lauded as pioneering business woman

 Kate Cawley (left)

Creative director of WasteSolve Kate Cawley joins a growing band of women blazing a trail in the waste sector. Nick Warburton caught up with her

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· In conversation with Bloomberg's Lee Ballin

· In conversation with Bupa's Andrew Smith

· Intelligent efficiency: turning data and energy efficiency into valuable assets

· In conversation with UPS' Peter Harris

· Southern Railway sets out platform for smarter resource efficiency

· Is Wyke Farms leading a revolution of sustainable grocers?

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



September 2008

Edie Case Law Summary September 2008

Once again Edie News and Semple Fraser team up to bring readers the latest on legal cases which impact on environmental industries in the UK and Europe.

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Getting a firmer grip on waste controls

As Defra's consultation on changes to waste carrier registration and enforcement regimes closes this month, Paul Collins assesses the Government's proposals

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Growing up the hard way

The age of improved customer services and CRM have hit utility companies heavily of late, and few more so than the water companies. They have been slapped with heavy fines because of their lack of high-quality, readily available usage data. David Hughes examines the challenges facing water companie

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· In and outs of confined spaces

· Weathering the storm

· All mouth, no trousers - marketing sustainability strategies

· How clean are your filters?

· Court rules on legal status of leaking sewage

· Dairy gets breath of fresh air

· Zagreb's sewage requires extra care