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  • Biocycle January - Equipment News

    Turner Receives Red Dot Award Komptech introduced the Topturn X4500 in late 2016, the smallest compost turner in its product line. The company recently received the Red Dot Award, an internationally recognized quality label for excellent product design, for the X4500. “Its concisely formed, sturdy frame gives the Topturn X4500 an autonomous appearance,” notes the statement by ...


    By BioCycle Magazine

  • Label your pipelines

    The Health and Safety (Safety Signs and Signals) Regulations 1996 require employers to mark visible pipes in the workplace which contain or transport dangerous substances. The British Standard Specification for the identification of pipelines and services (BS 1710:1984) has specified the colours of labels needed for the identification of pipes conveying fluids and gases. Following these ...


    By Camlab Limited

  • Tesco carbon labels toilet paper

    Flushed with the success to date of its carbon labelling project Tesco are set to announce that own-brand toilet and kitchen roll are the next products to join the 100 strong list in the major on-going programme to carbon label every Tesco product. The labels are expected to start appearing on the products in-store from late summer. In the same way as the existing products in the programme, the ...


  • Defra calls for clearer guidance on food labelling to cut waste

    The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs will work with the food industry to cut food waste by reducing the “widespread confusion over food labels”. Last week Environment Secretary Hilary Benn announced that he was to tackle the confusion over food labels. According to Defra, research has shown that consumers often confuse ‘use by’ and ‘best before’ dates, and end up throwing away ...

  • Tallahassee solid waste services earns green building label

    The City of Tallahassee's Solid Waste Services Administration building has received the Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, LEED, Silver certification from the United States Green Building Council. It is the second municipal building in Florida and the first in North Florida to earn the distinction. LEED certification is the points-based benchmark for the design, construction and ...

  • Call to review food date labels to reduce food waste

    Clear advice on food date labels will help consumers waste less food, according to Environment Secretary Hilary Benn. The Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs has published a food strategy consultation that assesses the challenges the UK will face to ensure the sustainability of its food supply. Benn outlined on BBC One’s Andrew Marr Show that supermarkets and industry are working ...

  • Eco-labels to provide guidance to consumers in Finland

    On Friday, 12 September, the Prime Minister’s Office published a report on the use of climate labels on products. The report serves as a background report to the Government foresight report on climate and energy policy. The report assesses the strengths and weaknesses of various labels and proposes a climate label prototype. Citizens have concerns about climate change and are prepared for climate ...

  • Japanese agency labels radioactive leak `serious`

    Japan's nuclear regulator on Wednesday upgraded the rating of a leak of radiation-contaminated water at its tsunami-wrecked nuclear plant to a "serious incident" on an international scale. The Nuclear Regulation Authority originally gave a Level 1 rating - an "anomaly," to the Aug. 19 leak of 300 tons (300,000 liters, 80,000 gallons) of water ...


    By Associated Press

  • EPA announces energy star label for computer servers

    For the first time, EPA announced Energy Star requirements for computer servers that will protect the environment and result in significant energy savings. On average, computer servers that earn the Energy Star label will be 30 percent more energy efficient than standard servers. If all servers sold in the United States meet this new specification, energy cost savings would grow to $800 million ...

  • First WaterSense Labeled Product Available for Commercial Kitchens

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has finalized the first WaterSense specification for a commercial kitchen product. EPA estimates that approximately 51 billion gallons of water is used every year to rinse dishes by close to 1 million food service establishments in the country. Pre-rinse spray valves—which remove excess food waste from dishes prior to dishwashing—are now ...

  • Carbon Trust to design eco-labelling scheme for Mexico

    The Carbon Trust has been selected to develop an environmental labelling scheme for products and services in Mexico. The Carbon Trust has been selected to develop an environmental labelling scheme for products and services in Mexico. The scheme will be designed to promote sustainable purchasing and procurement for consumers, companies and the public sector. The objective of this ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Axion Polymers offers first product with carbon reduction label in UK and Europe

    Axion Polymers is the first polymer producer in the UK and Europe – to offer customers a product with the Carbon Reduction Label - Axpoly® PS13 post-consumer recycled polystyrene derived from retail packaging waste. The award-winning leading WEEE plastics reprocessor gained PAS 2050 certification and The Carbon Trust’s labelling in June after months of evaluating its ...

  • The UK needs effective environmental labelling, warns Environmental Audit Committee

    The Government must do more to ensure that environmental labelling is clear, simple and consistent and it must do more to encourage carbon labelling, warns the Environmental Audit Committee. In a report named, Environmental Labelling, the Environmental Audit Committee calls for a sector-based universal labelling scheme “comparable to those emerging in food labelling ...

  • L’Oreal and AVERY DENNISON Collaborate to Reduce Environmental Impact of Labels

    L’Oreal Americas (OR:EN Paris) and Avery Dennison (NYSE: AVY) are collaborating to identify and reduce the environmental impacts of packaging labels throughout the entire label lifecycle. The collaboration has already produced a comprehensive Avery Dennison Greenprint™ assessment showing how thinner label materials can reduce environmental impacts. Avery Dennison ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Brady Worldwide, Inc. releases new LabelMark 5 label design software

    Brady Worldwide, Inc. (NYSE: BRC) announced today the release of its latest version of LabelMark™ Label Design Software. With label design wizards, single-click importing, and complete integration with Microsoft Office and AutoCAD applications, LabelMark 5 Software is a time-saving solution for designing, editing and printing high performance labels. Electrical labeling wizards and new AutoCAD ...


    By Brady Corporation

  • Carbon reduction label hits £2bn consumer goods landmark

    The total annual retail value of consumer goods sold in the UK bearing the Carbon Reduction Label has reached £2 billion1 the Carbon Trust announced today, as new research shows that 9 out of 10 households in the UK bought a carbon labeled product in the last year2. The milestone figure comes as Tesco confirmed it has added the Carbon Reduction Label to its own brand dried egg ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Brothers Drinks saves 1.5 million square metres of label liner waste from incineration with the Avery Dennison and PET UK recycling scheme

    PET is by far the most recycled plastic material in Europe, with the equivalent of over 66 billion bottles recycled in 2014. However, recycling siliconised PET liner is more complex and challenging, and was achieved in Europe only last year, when Avery Dennison reached out to PET UK in Scotland. Such recycling offers converters and brand owners an opportunity to move towards a more circular ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Label Converter Reynders_Label printing signs up for new paper recycling program by Avery Dennison and Smurfit Kappa

    The potential of Avery Dennison liner recycling initiatives has been confirmed as Belgian label converter Reynders_Label Printing recently signed up for the new paper liner recycling program, initiated by Avery Dennison and operated by Smurfit Kappa. “With an annual disposal of more than 300,000 ton of liner waste in Europe, there is significant potential for this recycling program”, ...


    By Avery Dennison Corporation

  • Leading Haymarket titles become the first magazines in the UK to carry the Carbon Reduction Label

    Respected environmental title ENDS and leading marketing business magazine Marketing will display the Carbon Trust’s Carbon Reduction Label from the end of September, after having undergone a rigorous and detailed carbon footprinting process. The Carbon Reduction Label will display each magazine’s commitment to reduce their overall carbon footprint, and in the case of ENDS also show the total ...


    By Carbon Trust

  • Brady`s WraptorTM Wire ID Printer Applicator is Awarded for One-Step Label Application and Wrapping Ability

    MILWAUKEE, WISCONSIN - Brady Corporation (NYSE: BRC) has been awarded U.S. Patent No. 7,178,572 for the Brady Wraptor(TM) Wire ID Printer Applicator. The printer combines ...


    By Brady Corporation

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