edie feature articles on this day... for December 2002, 2001, 1998, 1993

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in December 2002, 2001, 1998, 1993


December 2002

Financial incentives to encourage recycling within the community

Ed Perry, a consultant with Golder Associates, specialising in waste management with specific emphasis on providing creative solutions for local government, looks at the successes and failures of three schemes designed to increase household recycling of waste.

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Engaging SME’s in Environmental Projects

Engaging businesses in environmental initiatives and projects is notoriously difficult. Granted individual projects nationwide may achieve high levels of participation but on the whole most projects involving SME’s struggle to gain business participation. Geo

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Developers and planners: Delivering waste mamagement facilities through the planning system

With increasing demands on the planning system from Waste Strategy 2000, planning authorities are being asked to make finely balanced judgements on complex decisions against a backdrop of ever increasing public scrutiny. Alan Potter, Technical Director of the Waste and Resources Management Gr

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· Climbing the ladder

· Stand out from the Crowd!

· So, what do you do?



December 2001

Ireland maps out massive investment to meet EU environmental standards

Ireland's far-reaching policies to enhance environmental protection and improve waste management provided the stimulus to a successful event held at the RDS venue in Dublin at the end of November with the joint Irish Recycling & Waste Management (IRWM) and Irish Water Waste & Enviro

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Polish enthusiasm for new lining techniques

Anna Wrobleweska of Wavin Metalplast-Buk reveals that the increasing use of compact pipe in Poland is the result of a combination of sound market research, promotion and persuading investors and contractors of its benefits.

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Double take on jetting damage

WWT invited the British Plastics Federation Pipes Group and the Concrete Pipe Association to give their views on the highly sensitive issue of pipe damage caused by sewer jetting

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· Calculating the cost of flood

· Ovoid digesters shape Fukuyama skyline

· Education, education, education

· Water abstraction: reforms in the pipeline?

· Sustainable, safe and economically viable

· Creating the right environment for success

· Groundwater vs. farming - meeting the needs of both



December 1998

Septic sewer treatment reduces load on STWs

Sewers treated with Nutriox are much less likely to suffer from odour problems and corrosion by sulphuric acid. They also produce effluent which is easier for bacteria to digest at the treatment works. Peter Minting reports on a study by Anette Asoy of HydroCare.

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CIRIA report questions focus on sewer capacity

Sewerage undertakers should be more willing to consider a variety of options for the prevention of sewer flooding, according to a report by CIRIA.

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Chard treatment works cleared for take-off

Chard in Somerset ­ home of the first powered flight ­ is the location for Wessex Water's most recent wastewater treatment works. Built to cope with the town's population growth until the year 2013, the £8 million treatment works has also been designed to blend in with the environment, resulti

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· Scientists investigate manhole performance

· Stormwater project meets first major challenge



December 1993