Articles Tagged with the word ‘waste’

 
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/ Environment, Renewable Energy

21 Nov 2014

 

A Sainsbury’s store in Cannock has become the first supermarket in the world to derive 100% of its power through its own food waste

 
(c) Andrew King
 

/ Environment, Sustainable Development

01 Oct 2014

 

A new report highlights billion-pound economy boost to be had in better resource efficiency

 
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/ Agriculture, Food

21 Aug 2014

 

Supermarket chain Intermarché in France has been selling ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables to customers at a discounted rate to highlight the problem of food waste and provide customers with a cheaper shopping alternative

 
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/ Science

08 Jul 2014

 

Researchers at the University of Illinois have developed a ‘self-healing’ plastic that could one day allow objects from cracked mobile phone screens to meteor-battered space probes to automatically repair themselves

 
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/ Environment

25 Nov 2013

 

The government is to introduce a 5p charge for plastic bags in England from 2015 in an effort to discourage their use and reduce waste

 
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/ Environment, Food

05 Jun 2013

 

Today is World Environment Day and the 2013 theme is anti-food waste. With up to 2bn tonnes of food discarded worldwide every year, Michelin-rated chef and SuperScrimpers’ star Dev Biswal gives his top tips for reducing waste

 

New food think tank addresses world’s ‘broken food system’

 
 

/ Environment, Food

05 Jun 2013

 

People around the world are dying of starvation while others are killed by obesity. This broken model needs fixing, says new organisation Food Tank

 
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/ Culture

31 May 2013

 

Wood otherwise bound for the bin is being put to good use as furniture

 
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/ Environment

19 Apr 2013

 

Goldman Environmental Prize winner Rossano Ercolini tackled Italy’s mounting waste problem and achieved what many environmentalists had only dreamed of. He talks to Rachel England about his unlikely zero waste journey

 
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/ Environment

19 Apr 2013

 

Sculptor James McNabb has created a series of wood sculptures exploring the idea that there should be no such thing as waste

 
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/ Environment

01 Feb 2013

 

A new website has launched enabling businesses and charities to exchange unwanted items, such as building materials and office furniture, for free

 
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/ Agriculture

21 Jan 2013

 

A new volunteer network has been set up to distribute free food to those in need, from unsellable farm crops that would otherwise go to waste

 
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/ Environment

27 Sep 2012

 

The biochar debate may have quietened down in recent years, but entrepreneur Craig Sams – founder of Green & Blacks chocolate – says his research is showing promising signs of biochar’s potential in the battle against climate change

 
Turning Fruit Residue into Electricity
 

/ Economics & Innovation, Renewable Energy

14 Dec 2010

 

The UK's largest juice drink producer is turning its waste products into 'cool green power' to refrigerate its ingredients

 

Millennium Stadium – Green Venue

 
 

/ Archive

07 Dec 2010

 

The Millennium Stadium, in Wales, has launched a commitment to become the UK's first certifiably sustainable event venue

 

A Taste of Freedom

 
 

Archive

21 Sep 2010

 

Surplus fruit is being salvaged by a new and highly inventive sustainability project

 

World's Largest 'Reuse Network'

 
 

Archive

14 Sep 2010

 

The world's largest 'reuse network' is to be established in London, helping household items find a new home, rather than being thrown away

 

Rocking the Boat

 
 

Archive

14 Sep 2010

 

Reed Paget, co-founder of Belu Water believes business can create a positive future

 

The Formula for Racing Green

 
 

Archive

09 Jun 2010

 

Powered by stale wine and waste chocolate, steered by carrots, the world's first Formula 3 bio-racing car was unveiled by researchers at the University of Warwick

 

Moving Britain from Brown to Green

 
 

Archive

02 Mar 2010

 

'Green gas' made out of food waste and sewage, is to be piped into British homes by sustainable energy pioneers, Ecotricity.