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recycling

Majority of UK companies don’t have a recycling policy, report reveals

A new report has quizzed over 700 companies on their recycling habits and found that 90% of UK businesses do not have a recycling policy in place.
flood wall

Port of Blyth complete Northumberland £600,000 flood scheme

The Environment Agency and Port of Blyth have worked together to build a £600,000 flood wall to protect homes and businesses in Blyth.
fight hunger

Global efforts to fight hunger and feed the planet in a sustainable way

Commissioner Phil Hogan shares his remarks on World Food Day 2018 at the Civil Dialogue Group Discussion - Global Food Security, Sustainable Development and Relations with Africa on 16th October 2018, where he charts global efforts to fight hunger and feed the planet in a sustainable way
biosphere

Isle of Wight festival promotes Biosphere Reserve bid

The Isle of Wight's Area of Outstanding Natrual Beauty (AONB) has bidded to become England's third UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
smart cities

Data expert discusses interconnected smart cities and cities of the future

Russell Poole, Managing Director, at global interconnection and data centre company Equinix shares his vision for cities of the future.
energy-from-waste

Why energy-from-waste plants are less harmful than firework displays

Indaver share their insight into the development of energy-from-waste (EfW) over the years and outline the many ways by which developers work to ensure that their plants do not pose a risk to human health
dirty diesel

The dirty diesel disgrace: tackle air pollution now

EPHA, EUROCITIES and T&E urge the European Commission and national governments to make tackling air pollution from dirty diesel vehicles a political priority for Europe     
growing population

UK’s growing population: How much does the economy need?

UK ISA specialist, True Potential Investor, investigates the effects of the growing population in the UK and how much investment is needed for the economy.
waste management plants

How waste management plants benefit our economy

Indaver specialise in turning waste into energy using state-of-the-art plants. Here they outline the many benefits this process has to our economy, both locally and nationally
eco-friendly cities

Top 10 eco-friendly cities around the world

We explore the top 10 eco-friendly cities around the world, detailing their initiatives to get there and their future ambitions to ensure they remain pro-green
clean water

The environment: Clean water is life, health, food, leisure and energy

Hans Bruyninckx, Executive Director of the European Environment Agency (EEA) argues that clean water is life itself, but also our health, food, leisure and energy
2030

The future of cities in the UK: A vision for 2030

Cllr Judith Blake, Chair of Core Cities UK and Leader of Leeds City Council sheds light on a new report, Cities 2030 Global Success, Local Prosperity, which details a vision of UK cities in 2030
endocrine disrupting chemicals

Fighting Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) in our water: Where to begin?

Mikael Khan, Director of Technology at Arvia Technology lifts the lid on Endocrine Disrupting Chemicals (EDCs) in our water supplies
landfill

What are the alternatives to landfill?

Waste management experts from Indaver explain exactly what the process is when disposing of the bin bags left outside the front of our houses
heat networks

Financing the low carbon economy: Heat networks

Meeting the UK’s legally binding climate change targets will require complete or near-complete decarbonisation of heat. This article will explain how heat networks could help to make this possible 
nation's heritage sites

Brits demand more protection for nation’s heritage sites

Passionate Brits want more measures put in place to protect the nation’s heritage sites, according to new research
catering industry

How the environment is impacting the catering industry

As the world wakes up to the impact we're having on the environment, consumers are demanding businesses take action. From a much-publicised move against plastic straws to utilising compostable waste, going green means big changes to the way the catering industry operates
plastic straws

Government launches plan to ban plastic straws, drink stirrers and cotton buds

The Government has set out its plan to ban the distribution and sale of plastic straws, drinks stirrers and cotton buds
business go green

5 ways to help your business go green

Waste management experts at Indaver know how daunting it can be for businesses to implement a green policy and recycle, so they have shared 5 ways to help your business go green
tackle climate change

Call for new innovations to tackle climate change

Britain's best innovators and researchers will be invited to pitch their ideas to help tackle climate change on towns, cities and the countryside as part of the modern Industrial Strategy

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