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  • Wildflower Turf Ltd Sustainable Building & Living
    Wildflower Turf Ltd

    Wildflower Turf Ltd Debut Innovative New Wild Flower Products

    Two innovative new products have just been released by leading UK wild flower specialists, Wildflower Turf Ltd; Meadowscape Pro™ and Wildflower Turf® Finisher.

  • Dolav Waste Management
    Dolav

    UN Approval for Dolav Ace is Brexit Proof

    For UK waste and recycling, Brexit either way, does not change the Dolav Ace's 'UN Approved' status. The Dolav Ace is UN Approved packaging for the transport of dangerous goods. Brexit is not planned to affect UN approval in the UK.

  • Go-Ahead Transport
    Go-Ahead

    Go-Ahead expands air-filtering bus fleet following trial success

    • Go-Ahead will increase its unique fleet of air-cleaning vehicles, deploying five buses in Southampton by end of 2019.

    • Results from initial pilot show that one bus has the capacity to draw 65g of particulates from the air over 100 days – just over the weight of a tennis ball.

  • Pollywood Ltd Movers & Shakers
    Pollywood Ltd

    Changing the face of construction with a new way to use wood

    Pollywood Ltd are a British start-up, who aim to change the face of construction. Wood is gaining new advocates in off-site construction. Pollywood's strength and light weight will add a new way to use wood for building.

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Science

Bottles made of plastic that persist in the environment for hundreds of years could become a pollution of the past thanks to the discovery of an enzyme that eats the substance, and work by scientists to further improve it by engineering.

A future where microbial factories full of E.coli bacteria could be one of the solutions to carbon capture, plus the production of useful formic acid, has been imagined by Scientists from the University of Dundee, following work with industry partners.

A British team of scientists has successfully pioneered a way to enable manufacturers to convert CO2 into polyols, a key building block of polyurethane plastic, which is widely used to make a wide range of products.

Aluminium ion batteries developed by Taiwanese and USA research could displace the lead-acid batteries commonly found in automotive applications in just two years, visitors to the All Energy event in Glasgow discovered.

University science researchers have developed a new method they say has the potential to revolutionise the search for, design and production of new materials.

British scientists will continue vital Antarctic research into major issues facing the planet, thanks to a £100 million programme commissioned by the Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) that will take place over the next ten years.

The UK Space Agency's International Partnership Programme has kick-started a project to manage and protect 300 million hectares of tropical forests, with Edinburgh sustainability software and data company Ecometrica winning a contract worth more than £14 million.

Rising sea surface temperatures are causing marine-related tropical diseases and harmful algal blooms to spread towards the poles with recorded impact upon human health, a top marine and health scientist reveals.

Nature inspired nano-structures developed by a London university will mean smart windows can clean themselves, save energy and mimic moth eyes to cut glare.

Missile guidance technology is being provided for free by a big hearted Edinburgh firm to hopefully save Canada's last intact boreal forests. It's to help the indigenous Cree First Nation of Waswanipi by highlighting the ecosystem impact of logging affecting their livelihoods.