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  • Aluminium can price drops back

    Novelis has changed the price of aluminium cans for the second time in two weeks. Last week the company upped can prices by £75, sending loose and flattened cans from £800 per tonne to £875 per tonne, while baled cans rose from £850 per tonne to £925 per tonne. However, today Novelis has announced that from tomorrow loose aluminium cans will drop back to £800 per tonne and baled or ...

  • Complete Film Recycling Line for Sale

    Type: Erema 1701 TVE with Weima Single Shaft Shredder Construction Year: 2006 Machine Hours: 44000 Output with LDPE Film: approx. 1400 – 1800kg/h The system has recently been refurbished ...


    By eFACTOR3 LLC

  • Compact city strategies in Europe compared for trade-offs

    Researchers have recently compared strategies to limit urban sprawl in four European city regions. The ‘compact city’ concept in spatial planning is used to improve sustainability, but there can be trade-offs, especially between environmental and social aspects of sustainability, which vary according to the planning strategy used. The concept of the compact city emerged as a ...

  • Earth Hour Search for Urban Climate Champion

    WWF is inviting cities in Canada, India, Italy, Sweden and the United States to participate in the Earth Hour City Challenge this year, showcasing their leadership role in the global transition towards a low carbon economy. The winner of last year's Swedish pilot program, Malmo, challenges Canadian cities to compete for the title of Global Earth Hour Capital. Cities are invited to submit ...


    By WWF UK

  • Recycling Polystyrene

    Enough waste Polystyrene to fill 15,000 Olympic sized swimming pools is currently land filled in the UK every year. Purex International has developed a new system to thermally densify this waste into a form that can be recycled into new products and fuels. Polystyrene is a very effective packaging material but disposing of or recycling it can be problematic and expensive. Purex International ...


  • EU floods underline relevance of four priorities for action Sendai Framework

    In late May and early June 2016, extreme flooding began after several days of heavy rain in central Europe, Germany and France, but also Austria, Belgium, Romania, and Moldova. Not only Europe is affected but also other regions, like Northern Africa. UNESCO-IHE's flood experts Chris Zevenbergen and Biswa Bhattacharya visited the city of Alexandria in Egypt last December where they advised local ...

  • Data Centre CCP Reducing Cost & Carbon Emissions

    Data centres are high energy users, consuming significant amounts of electricity for their operations and in parallel require cooling for optimal performance. The high energy usage also means they potentially have high carbon emissions. These factors make data centres an interesting new frontier for combined heat and power technology. Or as there is a primary requirement for cooling rather than ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Data Centre CCP Reducing Cost & Carbon Emissions

    Data centres are high energy users, consuming significant amounts of electricity for their operations and in parallel require cooling for optimal performance. The high energy usage also means they potentially have high carbon emissions. These factors make data centres an interesting new frontier for combined heat and power technology. Or as there is a primary requirement for cooling rather than ...


    By Clarke Energy

  • Biomass Power Generation Installed Capacity to Reach At Least 82 Gigawatts Worldwide by 2020, Forecasts Navigant Research

    Currently accounting for 3 percent of global electricity generation capacity, biomass power generation (biopower) is widely utilized by industrial facilities and distributed energy customers alike. Offering dispatchable, baseload support to the grid with high load reliability, biopower will continue to play a cornerstone role in meeting renewable energy targets. Biopower projects, however, remain ...

  • Building better cities: cities as villages

    New concepts and new design ideas are helping to make cities more sustainable. Possibly the most intriguing neo-city idea is the urban village concept, where communities within cities are designed to emulate small rural villages with shared, communal resources, and green spaces. Indeed, the secret to cities of tomorrow may well lie in the villages of our past? The Village ...


    By GLOBE Foundation

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