Marketplace

  • 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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Nature

Temporary works specialist, Mabey Hire's Durham Depot teamed up with Tyne Rivers Trust and supplied 450 metres of temporary roadway – known as TuffTrak® mats – at a discounted rate to ensure that an internationally important project to build a fish pass at Shotley Bridge, County Durham went ahead.

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.

A total of 20,000 oysters are to be introduced into the sea near Glenmorangie's Highland home, as part of the single malt whisky's project to restore oyster reefs fished to extinction a century ago.

The Natural Environment Research Council (NERC) has awarded £6 million to investigate the effects that potentially hazardous chemicals used by humans are having on UK habitats and wildlife.

Researchers in Indonesia have documented the first-ever sighting of twin Tapanuli Orangutan infants. The sighting is significant as Tapanuli Orangutans, a species that was only discovered in 2017, are the rarest ape in the world and face extinction. The immediate threat to the species comes from a Chinese-funded hydroelectric project which will further fragment the forest where the last remaining Tapanuli Orangutans live.

Massive scale mining the deep sea for metals used in smartphones and green technologies such as copper, cobalt, nickel, manganese and silver may move a step closer this year as the countries that are members of the International Seabed Authority (ISA) continue to draft regulations to allow commercial deep-sea mining. As envisaged, such mining would be on a scale that will dwarf any mining undertaken on land.

Two dolphin attacks on harbour porpoises, a rare sight to actually observe in British waters, have been recorded by local photographers, Jamie Muny and Alister Kemp, close to the shore of Chanonry Point in the Moray Firth, NE Scotland!

Chris Wright, Operations Manager for SOCOTEC’s Waste and Environmental Management Team, outlines how they manage the ecology of Britain's railways without compromising its day to day running.

British freshwaters are heavily contaminated with neonicotinoid insecticides, with half of the sites monitored in England exceeding chronic pollution limits and two rivers being acutely polluted.

'Omnipresent' signs demonstrating the effects of human impact on England's landscape have been revealed by researchers from the University of Leicester.

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