Edie+ articles on this day... for October 2012, 2011, 2008, 2003

Take a trip into the past and see what articles were in published in October 2012, 2011, 2008, 2003

October 2012

Kingfisher's CEO, Ian CheshireBusiness leaders need to step away from the old sustainability approach of reducing a 'little bit of everything' and must look at how their company can uniquely contribute to reducing their impact on the environment, says Kingfisher's CEO Ian Cheshire.
Driving dialogue and debate on key waste issues through the use of twitter or facebook is both valuable and cost-effective. So get connected, urges Gareth Morton
WEEE has risen up the agendaWith WEEE targets set to rise over coming years, Nigel Harvey urges councils to do more to promote lamp recycling
» Leading by legislation: Big Yellow goes green
» Waste gets an ethical makeover at John Lewis
» A taste for sustainability
» Is consumer engagement the key to cleaning up?
» Ten minute interview: WRAP's Liz Goodwin
» Playing Catch Up - implementing a sustainability strategy in an emerging economy
» Satisfying consumers: every product must be on the journey to improvement


October 2011

Quality levels remain paramount for recovered materialsAt the heart of WRAP's new business plan is a commitment to work with MRF operators and continue to improve material quality. Steve Waite explains more
More material streams are required if recycling is to riseGovernment targets to increase household recycling rates can only be achieved if new materials are added to collection streams. David Sher looks at the challenges this poses
Charlotte Danver: Manufacturers need more government supportManufacturers are ascending the waste hierarchy, but barriers to achieving zero waste remain. Charlotte Danvers explains why
» Why waste needs to be a safer bet for investors
» How the Met is policing its waste arisings
» Wanna work in waste? You're hired!


October 2008

Despite its critics' assertions that it cannot achieve the necessary carbon cuts to avoid climate catastrophe, offsetting is maturing into a credible concept. Eric Jaques analyses the arguments
On the home front, aluminium packaging recycling is a success story - attention now needs to be paid to the away-from-home sector, notes Cherry Hamson
Following on from the earlier opinion of the Advocate General, the European Court of Justice (ECJ) has provided the Supreme Court in Sweden with a preliminary ruling on the interpretation of various provisions of the Waste Incineration Directive (WID).
» Technology revolution that can take on climate change impact
» On the road to deliverance
» Credit crunch sparks hike in contract hire
» Italy falls foul of ship waste laws
» What the utilities plan for AMP5
» Edie Case Law Summary October 2008
» Giving neglected assets some TLC reaps rewards


October 2003

From the middle of next year, businesses across the European Union will have the freedom to choose their energy supplier. But will that bring any benefits to the already deregulated UK? Simon Napper assesses the potential impacts
Paul Farrington, managing director of Haden Drysys Environmental, reviews the changing regulatory issues relating to air pollution faced by metalfinishers.
By Toby Willison, Head of Land Quality, Environment Agency.
Introduction

The Environment Agency is the Government’s principal adviser on the environment. Our interest in the Government’s policies for regeneration of brownfield land and in the remediation of contamination upon such
» Getting the message across
» Industry Experts Call for Remediation Trade Association.
» Court reduces fine for pollution incident
» Remediation of contaminated sites: An environmental perspective on brownfields regeneration and national strategies.
» Reasons to be fearful: IPPC
» Regulations test industry's mettle
» Reaching across the world