Greenstar UK appointed as recycling partner to BT
(Thu 08 Apr 2010 16:38)
Greenstar UK is to be the new long-term recycling provider to BT. The contract was awarded by Monteray, which manages the collection of general waste from around 2,000 BT sites.
Free carbon assessment tool launched to measure green IT
(Wed 31 Mar 2010 20:27)
A free carbon footprint assessment tool has been launched to help organisations affected by the CRC (formerly Carbon Reduction Commitment) Energy Efficiency scheme – due to go live on April 1st – by providing a real-
ISO recognition matches Mitsubishi global vision
(Wed 31 Mar 2010 18:31)
Mitsubishi Electric has just secured ISO14001 recognition for its Sales and Marketing function in a move which brings the Living Environmental Systems Division (LES) in line with the company's many manufacturing facilit
Grant Aerona heat pumps gain MCS accreditation
(Tue 30 Mar 2010 14:30)
Grant UK’s latest renewable product range –Aerona Air to Water Heat Pumps, have been certified with MCS accreditation and now feature on the MCS Approved Register.
Nationwide car club expands eco fleet to match demand
(Mon 29 Mar 2010 19:44)
City Car Club, the national car club operator has successfully raised £1.8m which will go towards a 50% expansion of their fleet by 2011.
UK first as Eco-label highlights advantage of Ecodan
(Fri 26 Mar 2010 11:00)
Mitsubishi Electric has become the first UK manufacturer of heat pumps to be awarded the European Eco-label in recognition of the superior environmental performance of its Ecodan range of residential heating units.
Raise A Tree app launched to support sustainability
(Mon 22 Mar 2010 22:14)
A new iPhone application has been launched that allows users to plant and raise their own virtual trees, from the palm of their hand.
Park and charge solution unveiled for electric cars
(Sat 20 Mar 2010 13:00)
The global leading provider of parking solutions, Zeag, is to unveil its new integrated solution for simultaneous electric car charging and parking.
Smart meter orders double as UK firms prepare for CRC
(Tue 16 Mar 2010 20:29)
IMServ, a leading carbon and energy consultancy and part of Invensys Operation Management, is reporting a massive surge in demand for non half hourly automated meters (AMRs) as firms scramble to be ready for the new Carb
New cheapest, greenest biofuel to slash UK transport carbon emissions
(Mon 15 Mar 2010 22:46)
The Carbon Trust has created a consortium of British businesses led by Axion Energy to pioneer the development of a world-class, commercially viable process to turn municipal and wood waste into transport biofuel.
Staple products need better eco-design, says study
(Sun 14 Mar 2010 14:09)
If manufacturers were to adopt simple eco-design principles and re-evaluate the production process of just five staple consumer products (kettle, television, mobile phone, fridge, laptop), the UK would save over 8 millio
Arval car list encourages a sustainable choice
(Mon 01 Mar 2010 20:19)
As part of the company’s ongoing commitment to CSR, Arval, Europe’s leading fleet and fuel management company, has refreshed its own company car choice list for employees so that it not only includes a wider variety
Gadget helps youngsters cut carbon and lose weight
(Wed 24 Feb 2010 19:59)
Soon schools and their communities may be able to calculate their carbon reductions with EcoRoute, an innovative project aimed at developing a biometric monitoring system that will motivate school children to exercise, k
Cut down on wasted journeys and help save the planet
(Wed 24 Feb 2010 18:32)
Couriers and hauliers are wasting opportunities to cut their carbon footprints, according to the Transport Exchange Group.
Power uncertainty sparks imop innovation
(Mon 15 Feb 2010 18:55)
The only way business customers are going to be able to keep their energy bills down will be to dramatically cut their usage, which is why the launch of a new electricity-saving device known as the imop is sparking so mu
Waterpebble – the little water saver
(Thu 04 Feb 2010 21:40)
Waterpebble claims to be a revolutionary device designed to take the effort out of saving water in the shower.
Clean tech VC makes first German investment
(Wed 13 Jan 2010 21:17)
European clean technology venture capital firm WHEB Venture has announced that it has invested €3 million in Torqeedo, an award-winning developer of electric outboard motors.
First 100% carbon-neutral certified wine hits the market
(Wed 06 Jan 2010 18:05)
The Eighty Acres range, owned by Wakefield Wines based in Australia’s Clare Valley has become the first wine brand to be certified 100% Carbon Neutral, based on a life cycle assessment model compliant to ISO14044.
Home energy management solution secures investment boost
(Tue 05 Jan 2010 15:05)
European clean tech venture capital firm WHEB has announced it has invested in home energy management company PassivSystems.
New low-carbon solution to heating a 17th century house
(Fri 18 Dec 2009 19:58)
A new low-carbon solution to heating a 17th century house, in West Sussex, was fired up this week.