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Public/Private by product networks help businesses turn waste into cash

Public/Private by product networks help businesses turn waste into cash

Posted Mon, 13 May 2013 11:26:48 GMT by Natalie Hummel

The examples of how industry can recycle waste stretch back through history, but now it’s urgent as resources are slim and profits sometimes slimmer. Some recent examples put into focus how waste becomes extra revenue and also how pollution is negated.

Public/Private by product networks help businesses turn waste into cash

Pretty bubbles of disaster

Pretty bubbles of disaster

Posted Sun, 21 Apr 2013 15:30:04 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Will the financial world let us down again, or could a switch to low carbon economies be encouraged by their actions?

Pretty bubbles of disaster

Green Investment Bank - Banking on a Green Future

Green Investment Bank - Banking on a Green Future

Posted Fri, 19 Oct 2012 08:14:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

The UK is about to set up world's first institution to finance green infrastructure.

Green Investment Bank - Banking on a Green Future

Britain's Green Economy is a Success

Britain's Green Economy is a Success

Posted Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:39:48 GMT by Julian Jackson

New report shows there are real green shoots for battered economy amongst the gloom.

Britain's Green Economy is a Success

Rivals team up on solar cell project

Rivals team up on solar cell project

Posted Thu, 06 Sep 2012 14:07:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

Two of the world's leading solar manufacturers are collaborating with Australian university researchers to find ways of making silicon solar cells more efficient.

Rivals team up on solar cell project

Mobile robots make solar power plants more efficient

Mobile robots make solar power plants more efficient

Posted Tue, 04 Sep 2012 17:27:50 GMT by Adrian Bishop

A new company has unveiled a revolutionary tracking system using mobile robots to increase efficiency at solar power plants and cut costs.

Mobile robots make solar power plants more efficient

First US greenhouse heat and power project with CO2 fertilisation

First US greenhouse heat and power project with CO2 fertilisation

Posted Wed, 29 Aug 2012 13:12:00 GMT by Linden Volsun

First greenhouse Combined Heat and Power (CHP) project with Carbon Dioxide fertilisation is unveiled in America.

First US greenhouse heat and power project with CO2 fertilisation

FedEx doubles CO2 savings targets

FedEx doubles CO2 savings targets

Posted Tue, 28 Aug 2012 14:55:07 GMT by Linden Volsun

Transportation giant FedEx has done so well at reaching initial carbon emission targets that it has increased them by half again to 30% savings over the 15 years to 2020.

FedEx doubles CO2 savings targets

America is full of Wind (power)

America is full of Wind (power)

Posted Fri, 17 Aug 2012 18:32:24 GMT by Dave Armstrong

New study outlines 2011 growth in the U.S. wind industry. Now only behind China in wind farm energy generation, some U.S. states have farmed the power bonus from this renewable energy source.

America is full of Wind (power)

Solar investment 'still worthwhile' despite tariff cuts

Solar investment 'still worthwhile' despite tariff cuts

Posted Mon, 06 Aug 2012 08:16:47 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Top fund management company Octopus Investments says the 5p Kilowatt hour reduction in solar feed-in tariffs still makes it worthwhile to invest in solar energy schemes.

Solar investment 'still worthwhile' despite tariff cuts

Facebook wins friends with aim to boost clean energy use

Facebook wins friends with aim to boost clean energy use

Posted Thu, 02 Aug 2012 10:42:59 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Facebook transparency about energy use welcomed. Popular social media site Facebook is aiming to boost renewable and clean energy use to a quarter of its total by 2015 - up 2% on 2011 figures.

Facebook wins friends with aim to boost clean energy use

Consumers Prefer a Greener Apple

Consumers Prefer a Greener Apple

Posted Wed, 18 Jul 2012 13:56:28 GMT by Alex Simmonds

After leaving EPEAT, Apple had a change of heart last week. Whether an environmental decision or the fact that when they left the EPEAT program Apple computers became ineligible for purchase by the US Federal government, consumers prefer Apple to be green.

Consumers Prefer a Greener Apple

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Posted Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:17:41 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Abundance start new renewable energy community investment platform. Small investors are being given the chance to help fund a £1.4 million UK wind turbine development, putting in as little as £5 and getting returns of up to 8%, says Abundance NRG Ltd.

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

Posted Mon, 02 Jul 2012 09:47:09 GMT by Michael Evans

Was Rio+20 a success or failure? Following the lack of agreement among world leaders to turn the global economy onto a sustainable track, the only solution seems to lie with the international business community.

Rio+20 - Success or Failure

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

Posted Thu, 21 Jun 2012 14:11:48 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Internet auction marketplace eBay is planning to use clean energy in the form of Bloom Energy fuell cells to power the next phase of its data centre in Utah, U.S.

New eBay data centre to use Bloom Fuel Cell clean energy technology

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

Posted Fri, 15 Jun 2012 13:33:08 GMT by Michael Clark

The semiconductor industry spent a lot of money and paid a lot of lip service to reducing water use. But the results of their efforts thus far indicate that much remains to be done.

The semiconductor industry struggles to control water use

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Solar electricity comes to your home-free!

Posted Wed, 02 Apr 2014 12:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

The last of the Indonesian forest?

Posted Thu, 02 Jan 2014 11:40:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Recycling, waste and profit

Posted Mon, 16 Dec 2013 16:30:00 GMT by Paul Robinson

The business of applying energy to water needs

Posted Sat, 14 Sep 2013 12:55:00 GMT by Dave Armstrong

The BMW i3 - Busy Mit Watts

Posted Mon, 29 Jul 2013 10:05:38 GMT by Dave Armstrong

European Emissions

Posted Fri, 31 May 2013 08:37:59 GMT by Paul Robinson

Public/Private by product networks help businesses turn waste into cash

Posted Mon, 13 May 2013 11:26:48 GMT by Natalie Hummel

Pretty bubbles of disaster

Posted Sun, 21 Apr 2013 15:30:04 GMT by Dave Armstrong

Green Investment Bank - Banking on a Green Future

Posted Fri, 19 Oct 2012 08:14:00 GMT by Julian Jackson

Britain's Green Economy is a Success

Posted Wed, 26 Sep 2012 10:39:48 GMT by Julian Jackson

Buying local produce can cause more emissions that importing food

Posted Wed, 09 Mar 2011 14:42:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Work on Learjet 85 targets environmental performance

Posted Tue, 04 Jan 2011 13:40:37 GMT by John Dean

Barbie and Ken embroiled in 'rainforest destruction' bustup

Posted Wed, 08 Jun 2011 19:52:40 GMT by Martin Leggett

Business warned over water shortages

Posted Fri, 08 Apr 2011 15:44:00 GMT by John Dean

Democratic finance for UK wind power scheme

Posted Tue, 17 Jul 2012 12:17:41 GMT by Adrian Bishop

Management of Environmental Disasters

Posted Tue, 30 Nov 2010 08:40:03 GMT by Titus Manickam

Any colour as long as it's green: Ford's sustainability report

Posted Wed, 15 Jun 2011 13:56:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

UPS introduces zero-emission electric fleet for use in California

Posted Thu, 25 Aug 2011 15:41:00 GMT by Kieran Ball

Toyota's triumph as hybrids accelerate past the 3 million sales mark

Posted Tue, 08 Mar 2011 17:45:00 GMT by Colin Ricketts

Tackling the electric car doubters

Posted Fri, 09 Sep 2011 15:21:00 GMT by John Dean