edie feature articles on this day... for November 2014, 2013, 2010, 2005

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


November 2014

Plastic bag tax: is the future of polythene surprisingly green?

With the EU set to approve an historic deal to cut plastic bag use, Anthony Brimelow, commercial director of polythene manufacturer Duo UK, takes a look at how technology is helping to 'green' a material that's often viewed as an environmental L'Enfants terribles.

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Edie explains: Feed-in Tariffs

In this week's 'edie explains' we take a look at the renewables subsidy Feed in Tariffs (FiTs). Although the small-scale focus of the scheme means it's very popular for domestic buildings, it can also benefit many SMEs.

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Edie explains: Materiality assessments

In this week's 'edie explains' we've brought together everything you need to know about materiality assessments and what they might mean for your business.

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· Edie explains: Renewables Obligation Certificates (ROCs)

· Talkin' 'bout Y Generation: sustainable higher education

· Sustainable food systems: Alternative recipes to feed the 9 billion



November 2013

John Lewis measures up pros of pay-as-you-throw

The John Lewis Partnership is exploring a pay-by-weight model for its waste collection activities in a bid to gather more accurate data that will inform its sustainability strategy

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A year in waste: how did the UK measure up?

Liz Gyekye presents the 2013 waste industry highlights across England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland and offers a sneak preview of what's in store for 2014

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In conversation with Autodesk's Emma Stewart

In this week's 'In conversation', edie speaks to one of the company's leading innovation in 3D design, engineering and software. Autodesk's head of sustainability solutions, Emma Stewart, talks about the next steps in sustainable innovation.

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November 2010

Atkins backs climate change research

Engineering design consultancy Atkins has welcomed a decision by the Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council to fund critical cross-sector research into how climate change could impact the UK's infrastructure.

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Aspire Defence talks sustainability

Peter Caddock of Aspire Defence gives edie's Sustainability Leaders Forum the latest on green military advances.

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Choosing the right pipeline, now and for the future

Concrete pipelines have been in use for over a century and, argues Stuart Crisp, business development director of the Concrete Pipeline Systems Association, they can help build a sustainable future

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· Web-based gadget aids farmers supplying PepsiCo

· Big society, less water use

· Operational efficiency delivered on Mersey network

· Scott Wilson on sustainable Construction

· Marks and Spencer's Hanger Reuse scheme

· Sustainable future that’s becoming reality

· Beating ragging – without hassle



November 2005

Tests show successful elimination of infiltration

Tests by Thames Water have demonstrated the success of a new sewer lining technique developed by pipe manufacturer Epros of Germany. Independent consultant Paul Hayward reports on a sewer liner that is the first to reduce infiltration to zero.

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Innovative belt drier for fermented residues

Belt drying is a well-known, established process for biomass. However, as Armin Vonplon and Werner Jenewein of the Austrian manufacturer Andritz report, the challenge was to find ways of developing proven sludge drying components in a newly adapted belt drying system.

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Commission v Hellenic Republic. Special Protection

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) gave judgement this month in the case of European Commission v Hellenic Republic (Case C-166/04).

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· Greenpeace Vs UK Government: Trawler fishing

· Flood study could save Vistula delta

· Digital leak location cuts noise

· Cut your losses

· Taking the long view

· The unexpected menace

· The fear of carbon