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business IT

Supporting a more sustainable future for business IT

Carmen Ene, CEO of 3stepIT, explores how businesses can reduce e-waste to create a more sustainable future in the IT sector.
recycling to tackle e-waste

Why we need to think beyond recycling to tackle e-waste

Matthew Cockerill, an Independent Strategic Consultant, explains why we need to think beyond recycling to tackle e-waste.
implications of e-waste

The toxicological implications of e-waste

Here, Donald A. Bruun and Pamela J. Lein discuss the toxicological implications of e-waste and how to address this global problem.
e-waste

Managing the e-waste crisis

Here, Jonathan Wilkins, Director at EU Automation, explores whether a proactive obsolescence strategy could be the key to reducing e-waste.
Grundfos

Grundfos advanced water and pump solutions for the world

Grundfos is a global leader in advanced pump solutions and a trendsetter in water technology - from drinking water to waste water.
eliminate microplastics, laundry

Scientists find new way to eliminate microplastics from water

They found that electrolytic treatment of wastewater can literally eliminate microplastics - other methods simply separate microplastics from water, creating the problem of unwanted leftovers.
minimising waste

Which countries are the most efficient at minimising waste?

Packaging supplier RAJA has conducted research to reveal the top 29 countries that have been efficient in minimising waste by analysing metrics such as recycling, composting, incineration and waste recovered levels for the past five years.
plastic waste

How can consumers cut down on unnecessary plastic waste?

Here, we talk to James Dutton, CEO and founder of PATCH, to find out why reducing unnecessary plastic waste is so important, and how consumers can get started on their plastic-free journey this July.
fly-tipping

Tackling the UK’s fly-tipping crisis

Aaron Georgiou, CEO and Founder, Litta, discusses how businesses have been affected by recent fly-tipping activities and what can be done to ensure the efficient and safe disposal of commercial waste.
microplastic on seafloor, ecosystem

Scientists find 1.9 million pieces of microplastic on seafloor

Policy intervention needed as scientists discover the highest levels of microplastic on the seafloor via an international project tracking the 'missing' 99% of ocean plastics.
food waste, pandemic

Food waste during a global pandemic can create opportunity for change

Food security is one of the biggest concerns emerging globally: What can be changed in the UK to stop food waste?
eco-friendly Christmas

How to have an eco-friendly Christmas: Tips for greener gift-giving

Yiannis Faf, co-founder of WhatWeWant, discusses how you can have an eco-friendly Christmas by reducing festive waste and ensuring sustainable gift-giving.
more sustainable 2020, plastic

Five small steps for a more sustainable 2020

Here, we cut through the confusion to discuss how you can realistically change your life to live a more sustainable 2020.
iodine species

Mobility of iodine species in the environment and solid waste

Peter H. Santschi, Professor at Texas A&M University at Galveston, TX, shares his expert thoughts on the mobility of iodine species in the environment and solid waste.
effects of microplastics, plastic pollution

Research on effects of microplastics needed, says WHO

The World Health Organization (WHO) calls for a further assessment on the effects of microplastics, following new research related to microplastics in drinking-water.
rubbish endangering health, waste management

Open burning of rubbish endangers health in Lebanon

Lebanon’s ministerial committee tasked with solving Lebanon’s waste management emergency has yet to act despite a four-month period of rubbish endangering health.
reduce their carbon footprint

Why businesses should be encouraged to reduce their carbon footprint

Nic Redfern, Finance Director, KnowYourMoney.co.uk discusses how businesses can reduce their operational costs by effectively reduce their carbon footprint.
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
single-use products

UK requires an immediate ban on single-use products

Single-use products should be banned immediately to prevent further damage the environment, business waste and recycling experts have said.
cut food waste

Government awards £4 million to cut food waste

The government has awarded more than £4 million to four redistribution organisations across England to help overcome barriers to cut food waste.

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