- Wildflower Turf Ltd Sustainable Building & Living
- Dolav Waste Management
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
Chemical giant BASF is analysing its 50,000 product portfolio against a new method bringing in sustainability criteria.
A new Welsh brewery warehouse near Newport measuring five football pitches is set to remove the need for 330,000 kilometres of lorry journeys, and save the carbon dioxide emission equivalent of 52 households.
Cowes Harbour Commission (CHC) reports that the intricate operation to salvage the burnt and sunken 70 foot, 114 ton superyacht Kahu from the riverbed in East Cowes Marina, Isle of Wight, has been completed successfully after a great team effort spares the area from ecological disaster.
Single use coffee capsules have boomed in recent years - but so too has their impact on the environment as they increasingly swell up the landfills. But now a British plastics manufacturer, Biome Bioplastics, is serving up coffee pods that can be composted together with the kitchen food waste.
With construction almost complete on Basildon's new residual waste treatment facility at Courtauld Road, Urbaser Balfour Beatty (UBB) the company contracted by Essex County Council to manage and operate the new state-of-the-art facility, has started a major recruitment drive to secure its workforce in readiness for the facility's commissioning in July 2014.
A couple more English universities, Imperial College in West London and Oxford Brookes, have teamed with Hertz on a 24/7 cleaner car club, and latest results reveal carbon emissions can be reduced by 40%.