Month: July 2014

Manchester Firm Craghoppers Sponsored Biospheric Project Scoops Top National Environmental Award

Ground-breaking Manchester project led by Craghoppers brand ambassador researches sustainable crop production systems in an urban environment Leading outdoor brand Craghoppers is pleased to announce that one of its UK-based sponsored projects, the Salford Biospheric Project, has been named as

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SITA UK buys Nordic Recycling and sets up new SRF/RDF facility

Forth Ports and SITA UK have announced a long-term partnership that will see the creation of a major recycling and resource hub based at the Forth-owned Port of Tilbury on the River Thames. As part of the partnership, SITA UK

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Environment Agency to issue Fixed Penalty Notices on illegal recycled material exports from October

An awareness campaign has been launched by the Environment Agency to notify exporters of its intention to issue Fixed Penalty Notices from October on illegal shipments. A letter has been sent to producers, exporters, brokers and importers of waste shipments

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Welcome for Liz Truss: new Minister at DECC

The Environmental Services Association (ESA) has welcomed the appointment of Liz Truss as Environment Secretary. In the reshuffle undertaken by Prime Minister David Cameron, the South West Norfolk MP was named as the replacement of Owen Paterson. ESA director general

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Smurfit Kappa signs deal with ESTL to cut supply chain and packaging waste

A partnership deal has been signed between Smurfit Kappa and supply chain engineers ESTL to cut down on the amount of packaging and supply chain waste. The partners will work together to help brand owners to develop the most innovative

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