Edie+ articles on this day... for September 2017, 2016, 2013, 2008

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

September 2017

To date, 868 tonnes of coffee has been collected through the initiative to be transformed into biomass pelletsStriking 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.
The Waterside campus will have 100% of its heating and hot water needs served by the new energy centre by using woodchip biomass and gasA 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.
Stora Enso expects two-thirds of energy consumption at its mills to come from biomass derived from burning wood barkA 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.
» 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

The skyline of Sweden's third-largest city, Malmö - where retailers are finding ‘purpose’ and economic growth, beyond shopping and consumptionLow-carbon, resource-efficient retail is the only way forward, but we might also need to dig deeper if we are to find one-planet prosperity. Ahead of Wednesday's Responsible Retail Conference, Mike Townsend explores the real challenges and opportunities - along with evidence of an innovative shift -
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 businessesPackaging 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.
Andrex has a key role to play in engaging employees, customers and consumers to take action on the global sanitation crisisKimberly-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.
» Laying the foundations for a more sustainable built environment
» Three years on from Rana Plaza: How The Bangladesh Accord plans to leave a positive supply chain legacy


September 2013

In this week's 'In conversation' edie talks to UPS' director of sustainability for Europe, Middle East and Africa, Peter Harris, on why there isn't enough long-term thinking when it comes to sustainability and how electric vehicles could be the technology to revolutionise the economy.
The Government's Energy Market Reform (EMR) is supposed to "solve our energy problems" but is it a solution for the next 25 years and is it going to make sure that we achieve our low-carbon transition, keep the lights on and ensure prices are affordable? Leigh Stringer talks to professor o
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
» Intelligent efficiency: turning data and energy efficiency into valuable assets
» Waste champion lauded as pioneering business woman
» Southern Railway sets out platform for smarter resource efficiency
» In conversation with Bupa's Andrew Smith
» In conversation with Bloomberg's Lee Ballin
» Urban mining aims to redefine waste as an asset
» Environmental policy: making a call on the conferences


September 2008

Private sewers and lateral drains are to be transferred to water companies - but how can drainage contractors prepare for this? Sally Nash has some answers.
The UK's first plant capable of recycling PET and HDPE plastic bottles back into food grade material has opened for business. Maxine Perella attended the launch
If a plant has to deal with several manufacturers after a component part of a pump is faulty or has failed, the resultant confusion can lead to costly downtime. Lee Tebbatt explains the benefits of getting pump spares from one source.
» Court throws out challenge to wind farm plan
» Edie Legislation Summary September 2008
» In and outs of confined spaces
» Case study: Allen & York Slash Waste to Landfill Output
» Dairy gets breath of fresh air
» Edie Case Law Summary September 2008
» A broader voice for biowaste