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  • 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.

  • Kellogg's to change all its packaging to reusable, recyclable or compostable Business
    Kellogg's to change all its packaging to reusable, recyclable or compostable

    Kellogg's has announced that by the end of 2025 it will be on track for 100 per cent of its packaging being reusable, recyclable or compostable, including a new reward-based solution to encourage people to recycle Pringles cans and the introduction of recycle-ready cereal pouches.

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Health & safety

THE LAKES ARE ALIVE WITH THE SOUND OF MUSIC!

THE VENUE: LAKES ALIVE FESTIVAL, KENDAL.
THE CLIENT: CHRIS SELKIRK, OF SUSTAINABLE FESTIVALS.
THE KIT: OPTIMUS GREEN ENVIRONMENTAL SOUND LEVEL METER

Cirrus Research unveil new Environmental Noise Measurement Kit

Noise monitoring specialists Cirrus Research has launched its new Environmental Noise Measurement Kit ahead of the CIEH Noise Conference on April 17.

Gas-detection specialist Crowcon provides DB Breweries with CO2 detectors as the drinks industry continues to acknowledge urgent need for gas detection monitoring

Many do not fully appreciate that CO2 is toxic.....

Select hearing protection now available thanks to latest Cirrus' doseBadge5 update

The doseBadge5 noise dosimeter is now available with octave bands filters allowing for effective and accurate selection that enhances employee hearing protection.

Remote sensor assembly enhances Crowcon’s XgardIQ fixed point detection solution

In response to an industry-wide drive towards improved worker safety and reducing maintenance downtime, Crowcon has developed a remote sensor assembly to work alongside its XgardIQ fixed point detector and transmitter.

OPTEX DETECTORS PROTECT LIVELIHOODS 'DOWN ON THE FARM'

The success of a security installation using OPTEX detectors to protect against the theft of expensive machinery and equipment at an arable farm in North Lincolnshire has led to a similar system being deployed to protect turbines at a neighbouring windfarm.

CIRRUS RESEARCH MOVES INTO VIBRATION MARKET WITH NEW PRODUCT

Noise measurement specialists Cirrus Research are moving in to the vibration detection market for the first time with the launch of its new Revo Vibration Meter.

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