edie feature articles on this day... for December 2007, 2006, 2003, 1998
The Merlin XP sweeper is built around the Euro 4 chassis and packs an impressive payload. But does it work its magic where it matters? Dan Gilkes took it for a rideRead more
With scrap metal theft on the rise, valuable WEEE material is now being lifted from the waste stream across Europe - a problem which could soon hit the UK, warns Graham DavyRead more
Many councils are failing to show their public what is happening to their waste. But automated sorting systems can address this problem, says Jonathan ClarkeRead more
The retail sector and food manufacturers produce a mountain of waste but, unlike householders, they cannot simply throw it in the compost and wait for it to rot down. The Compost Association told edie about the obstacles in the way of recycling waste from the commercial sector.Read more
Once again Edie News and Semple Fraser team up to bring readers the latest on legal cases which impact on environmental industries in the UK and Europe. This month we see Finland hounded for allowing wolf hunting, Russia in trouble for forcing residents to leave a heavily polluted area without proviRead more
Rainwater harvesting can drastically cut water demand - yet it is being grossly underestimated, writes Chris Williams.Read more
Edward Perry and Jennifer Boniface of Golder Associates, highlight the issues, facing industry, surrounding the new landfill regulations.Read more
By Tina Perfrement, Market Development Manager, London RemadeRead more
Is MBT the solution to meeting the Landfill Directive?
By Pat Wheeler and Dr Neil Varey, AEA Technology.
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, resultiRead more
Water quality has finally shown some signs of improvement off Brighton's beaches, following the completion of what is claimed to be Europe's largest stormwater storage tunnel by Southern Water. Peter Minting reports.Read more
Manholes are often defined simply as a Œmeans of entry for inspection of sewers and drains¹. Here, Brian Dumbleton reports on studies of pollutant transport through manholes and attempts to improve the efficiency of their design.Read more