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  • Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy Nature
    Greater Manchester's trees contribute £33million a year to economy

    City of Trees has completed the biggest i-Tree Eco survey undertaken in the United Kingdom and it highlights the £33million annual value of Greater Manchester's trees to the economy and that 1million trees are at risk.

  • London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products Business
    London supermarket's plastic free zones showcase 1,700 products

    Attractive looking plastic free zones have been introduced by London supermarket Thornton's Budgens store in Camden's Belsize Park. In 10 weeks the store has managed to assemble more than 1,700 plastic-free products, featuring everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to wild game meat.

  • Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go Resource & 'Waste'
    Leeds students donate to the homeless while they recycle food-on-the-go

    An initiative from recycling campaign #LeedsByExample means that students at Leeds Beckett University can now donate money to the homeless while they recycle their plastic bottles and cans or paper cups on campus - and targets millennials who eat most on the go than other age groups but recycle the least.

  • Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined Food
    Concept of 'deep farms' underneath cities imagined

    Academics have patented a new concept that would see food production taken underground. The revolutionary ideas are being promoted by University of Nottingham academics Professor Saffa Riffat, Fellow of the European Academy of Sciences and President of the World Society of Sustainable Technologies, and Professor Yijun Yuan, Marie Curie Research Fellow.

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Please vote for CTG's FastBallast to win the "Green4Sea Awards - Technology category"

chelsea tech green4sea"WE NEED YOUR VOTE before 16 February!" say Chelsea Technologies Group who have been shortlisted in the Green4Sea Awards – Technology category, for their on board FastBallast Compliance Monitor.

Ballast water testing standards vary across the industry, and CTG say it's great to see FastBallast being recognised as leading the way in setting the gold standard for effective enforcement of the Ballast Water Convention, helping to dramatically reduce the impact of invasive species worldwide. CTG point out that FastBallast ensures ship owners and operators have complete confidence that their ballast water treatment system achieves compliance.

More information on CTG's FastBallast Compliance Monitor can be viewed here. Voting closes on February 16th so CTG say they need your support NOW! No registration is required - just cast your votes here