edie feature articles on this day... for October 2019, 2018, 2015, 2010

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in October 2019, 2018, 2015, 2010


October 2019

Meet edie's 30 Under 30 Class of 2019: Olivia Green, Wessex Water

Before moving to Wessex Water in 2017, Olivia worked for EcoSurety while studying part-time for her masters

This new series profiles the members of edie's 30 Under 30 - a nomination-based community of 30 hugely talented young sustainability and energy professionals who have already achieved great things or are showing fantastic promise. Next up: Olivia Green, sustainability coordinator at Wessex Water.

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Meet edie's 30 Under 30 class of 2019: Ross Houghton, Atalian Servest

After beginning his sustainability career in a UK-focused role, Ross's responsibilities have become increasingly global over the past two years

This new series profiles the members of edie's 30 Under 30 - a nomination-based community of 30 hugely talented young sustainability and energy professionals who have already achieved great things or are showing fantastic promise. Next up: Ross Houghton, CSR manager at global facilities management (

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E-waste: Can businesses solve the world's fastest-growing domestic waste stream?

The majority of e-waste generated globally is unaccounted for, seeping into regions such as Agbogbloshie slums of Ghana (pictured)

edie reporter Sarah George places the world's fastest-growing domestic waste stream, e-waste, under the microscope, and investigates how businesses are tackling the global phenomenon.

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October 2018



October 2015

Food waste: Opportunity knocks for hospitality businesses

With sustainability becoming an increasingly important factor in dining decisions, ReFood's commercial director Philip Simpson explores how increasing food waste recycling in bars, restaurants and hotels could boost customer footfall, as well as reducing waste management costs.

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Sustainable Development Goals: The role of business

The excitement around the launch of Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) has reached stratospheric levels. The Pope and even Beyoncé are on board. The next 15 years will require a massive effort to deliver the goals - not least by companies that are expected to play a central role in delivery.

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Let's throw away old notions of waste: it's time for new circular economy policies

The circular economy is about much more than recycling and landfill. As Accenture's Peter Lacy argues, businesses and consumers need governments to reward innovation through effective incentives.

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· Automotive sustainability: are cars of the future needed today?

· Environmental pollution - is your business watertight?

· Twice the size of Wales: ambitious plans for rainforest protection



October 2010

Stressed on the job?

Absenteeism and low morale is rife among waste operatives in the public sector with many managers ill-equipped to deal with the problem, according to a report

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Yorkshire invests to stop sewer flooding

Yorkshire Water is spending £120M to upgrade its wastewater treatment works and sewer network as part of a £120M five-year programme to further protect homes in the region from the misery of sewer flooding. Work will be undertaken at the company's sewage treatment sites across the region, where wast

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Don't let our skills go to waste

The waste industry has come a long way in meeting its training needs, but funding concerns now threaten to undo all this good work. Barbara Beasley argues that employers can't afford to let this happen

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· Contaminated land and planning conditions

· Seeing is believing for InterfaceFLOR

· Takeover gives EWG expanded water role

· Puma strides forwards to a greener future

· Gulliver's: 50 years in the business

· Opportunity for Defra to get to grips with food labelling laws

· No time to stand still for ambitious M&S