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  • Dynamita is growing, we’re excited to have Peter and Navalona with us!

    We were so busy that this announcement is a little delayed – but we’re welcoming Peter and Navalona joining us in the past few months. Péter Budai has a PhD from Budapest University of Technology and Economics, Hungary, where later he was an Assistant Professor teaching in Hungarian and English and participating in research projects in water quality, carbon footprint and virus ...


    By Dynamita SARL

  • Water Footprinting' to Deal with Demand for Supplies

    Mission Markets was mentioned in an article published today in the International Herald Tribune entitled "'Water Footprinting' to Deal with Demand for Supplies". The article discusses the growing interest in "water footprinting", similar to carbon footprinting. Here is a brief quote from the article that mentions Mission Markets: "Michael Van Patten is chief executive and founder of Mission ...


    By 3BL Media

  • Veolia Water Introduces Water Impact Index as Part of First-Ever Water Carbon Footprint Study

    Company and Milwaukee Measure Environmental Impacts of Carbon, Water and Costs. MILWAUKEE - Veolia Water North America (Veolia Water) today unveiled the Water Impact Index, the first indicator enabling a comprehensive assessment of the impact of human activity on water resources. The company also announced what is believed to be the first-ever simultaneous analysis of water and carbon on a major ...

  • Cranfield research to put science behind sustainability in cricket

    "Rain stopped play’ is a common phrase in UK sport, and cricket in particular is a sport subject to the effects of weather and climate. In a new study funded by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB), Cranfield University will be using science to assess the impact of climate on cricket. The ‘Sustainable Cricket Project’ aims to improve the management of natural resources ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Fashion industry should pay for clothes impact

    The era of throwaway fashion must end, and government must penalise companies who do not act responsibly and reward those that do, according to MPs on the Environmental Audit Committee. The committee scrutinised the impact of the fashion industry, inviting evidence from brands, retailers and campaign groups. The inquiry found that UK consumers buy more new clothes per person than any other ...


    By The Ecologist

  • Veolia Water works with Helius to utilise distillery by-products

    Biomass power firm Helius Energy and Veolia Water Outsourcing have joined forces to produce biomass fuel from distillery by-products. Helius’ technology, called GreenFields, turns by-products such as wet grain, draff and pot ale into highly effective organic soil condition, animal feed and biomass fuel for a renewable energy plant. The technology also significantly reduces carbon emissions. ...

  • Partech Service Carlsberg Brewery Drain Monitoring Systems at Northampton

    There are three drain monitoring systems installed on the Northampton site which are serviced quarterly by Partech Engineers. There are regulations set by government entities to protect life and the environment and so the systems are in place to monitor for accidental contamination spillage making it’s way down the drains and into the River Nene. The systems installed on the site are able ...


    By Partech (Electronics) Ltd.

  • New clothing design award announced to target environmental impact of clothes

    The search is on for fashion or textile designers that can show their flair for sustainable fashion; the brand new SCAP Extending the Life of Clothes Design Awards (SCAP ELC Awards) is looking for designers to develop innovative solutions to clothes that are wearable for longer. In return, the winner will receive £5,000 and the opportunity to progress their work and develop it for a ...

  • Metsa tissue teams up with WWF Finland to offer sustainability training

    GLOBE NEWSWIRE - To mark the United Nations International Year of Forests, Metsa Tissue is offering its personnel training on themes related to sustainable development, providing a comprehensive briefing on forest issues. Training is being given as a team effort between Metsaliitto, Metsa Tissue and WWF Finland. Metsaliitto Group signed a cooperation agreement with WWF Finland earlier this year. ...

  • Graduate designer has it all sewn up and wins sustainable clothing design award

    Rhiannon Hunt, graduate of the Chelsea College of Art and Design is the winner of the inaugural SCAP Extending the Life of Clothes Design Award (SCAP ELC Award), announced today by WRAP. The SCAP ELC Award challenged designers to address the key reasons for garment failure and the concepts needed to achieve solutions to longer life times, as well as deliver ideas that are fashionable and ...

  • Investors to Fast Food Giants: Shrink Carbon and Water Footprints

    Letter comes in wake of Lancetreport on risks of current food production systems The Lancet, one of the most prestigious medical journals, recently stated that in order to secure a healthful, sustainable diet for an expected population of 10 billion in 2050, eating habits must change, food production must improve, and food waste must be reduced across the globe. But perhaps just as important, it ...


    By Fluence Corporation

  • Young athletes educated on the environment at Olympic workshop

    Seventeen year-old Bhram Guys from Belgium could be a gold-medal winner in men's high jump at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games. He is among 3,600 athletes aged 14-18, from across the world, competing for gold at the event being held in Singapore. However, besides being sports ambassadors, the athletes are also role models and mentors who can be powerful instruments for change in their native ...

  • WRAP mobilises a Resource Revolution with ambitious plan for future

    Today, WRAP unveils its plan for the next five years which aims to create a revolution in the way that we use resources. ‘Resource Revolution: Creating the Future’ sets out how WRAP will work with businesses, governments and consumers to create the step change needed to meet the demands of the future generations. Increased pressure on the world’s natural resources brought about ...

  • Unilever’s ice cream factory in Holland to derive green energy from wastewater with installation from Paques

    Press release Balk, January 14th 2011 - Unilever, together with Paques, started the construction of a bio-digester at its Ben & Jerry’s ice cream factory in Hellendoorn, the Netherlands. In the bio-digestion process, waste products that are released during the production of ice cream are converted into energy. The bio-digester from Paques will cover 40% of the ice cream factory’s ...


    By Paques Technology B.V.

  • Drainage work improves storm resilience in Cumbria

    Sapphire Utility Solutions has been awarded a Framework Contract by Cumbria County Council for the clearing, inspection and mapping of drains and gullies. “One of the main reasons for Sapphire winning this contract was the successful completion of a project in 2016 to conduct similar work on 12,000 gullies in the areas affected by the flooding that followed Storm Desmond,” comments ...

  • CWC announces official partners for the prestigious Global Water: Oil & Gas Summit 2012

    HH Sheikh Mohammed Bin Maktoum Bin Juma Al Maktoum announces he has given his patronage to the Global Water - Oil & Gas Summit to be held at the Hotel Madinat Jumeirah - Mina A' Salam, Dubai on 22-23 May 2012. “Global Water: Oil & Gas Summit ” will take place in Dubai and will bring together senior experts in oil and gas engineering, geology, logistics, construction, refining ...


    By The CWC Group

  • Young Olympic athletes carry the torch for the environment

    Over 3,600 athletes aged 14-18 from across the world will have a chance to calculate the carbon emissions generated by their training sessions, showers and travel as part of a United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) social responsibility initiative at the inaugural Youth Olympic Games in Singapore. The talented young athletes at the Games will not only assess the environmental impact of ...

  • New €3.6 million textiles project to be launched across Europe

    A new project led by WRAP launches today (Oct 21, 2015) which aims to increase environmental and economic benefits by reducing the carbon, water and waste footprints of clothing in the EU. To reduce clothing waste, the European Clothing Action Plan (ECAP), a €3.6 million EU Life funded pilot project, will work with brands, retailers, manufacturers, reuse and recycling organisations, ...

  • How ‘green’ is our food?

    New research from Cranfield University has analysed how ‘green’ some of our everyday food choices are, and their long term sustainability for UK diets. The team of scientists compared three types of carbohydrates commonly consumed in Great Britain – British grown potatoes, Italian pasta and Indian basmati rice – in terms of both greenhouse gas emissions (GHGE) and water ...


    By Cranfield University

  • Drive environmental sustainability and maximize savings with Think Green Initiative (TGI)

    As consumers become more educated about the overall environmental footprint of the products they buy, businesses are looking for innovative ways to incorporate green practices while realizing cost and operational efficiencies. Do you have a solution in place that will enable you to: Quickly gain market competitiveness while improving supply chain energy efficiency and reducing carbon and water ...

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