edie feature articles on this day... for December 2007, 2006, 2003, 1998

Take a trip into the past and see what feature articles were in published in December 2007, 2006, 2003, 1998


December 2007

Never knowingly unsustainable

The compatibility of sustainability and good business is exemplified by John Lewis's recently-opened distribution centre in Milton Keynes
Jitendra Patel

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A mood for change

The current regulatory framework for water was developed to manage the industry's transition to privatisation. CIWEM's executive director, Nick Reeves, asks whether it can now cope with the challenges posed by climate change

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New width for directional drilling

German ductile-pipe manufacturer Buderus Guss has achieved a European first in pipeline construction using HDD. Steffen Ertelt of Buderus Giesserei Wetzlar, Hermann Lübbers of Nacap and Pablo Ramón of Construtec Canalizaciones explain the challenge

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· Residents move to block waste plant

· Coca-Cola opts for ultrafiltration

· How to banish the bane of fly-tipping

· Driving change in fleet management

· The hidden cost of Weee

· Carbon commitment 'lacks ambition'

· Energy-efficiency laws shake up property industry



December 2006

Your legal queries answered

Paul Rice, a partner at leading solicitors Pinsent Masons, answers topical questions on legal issues surrounding environmental and waste management.

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How to stop lining shrinkage

Over the past 30 years, Insituform Technologies has built a reputation for installing cured-in-place pipe-lining systems that are inverted using water. But it has also developed a variety of other innovative pipeline rehabilitation systems.

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A blueprint for a cleaner world

A recycling model for councils that takes account of climate change could lead to best practice in Wales

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· Automatic for the people

· Unblocked pipes keep the presses rolling

· Komatsu helps boost capacity for compost

· Environmental Case Law Summary, December 06

· Overlooking the obvious

· No impact assessment for waste plant lands Italy in hot water

· Finland in wolf hunting howler



December 2003

Changes to the Management of Hazardous Waste - Is Industry Ready?

Edward Perry and Jennifer Boniface of Golder Associates, highlight the issues, facing industry, surrounding the new landfill regulations.

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London's Green Procurement Code

By Tina Perfrement, Market Development Manager, London Remade

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Making the markets work

a look at the barriers to recycling by Liz Goodwin, Director of Materials Programmes, WRAP

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· MBT - white knight or white elephant?



December 1998

Scientists investigate manhole performance

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.

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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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Stormwater project meets first major challenge

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.

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· Septic sewer treatment reduces load on STWs

· CIRIA report questions focus on sewer capacity