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There won’t be recycling unless it can be made profitable warns Waste Management boss
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Source: There won’t be recycling unless it can be made profitable warns Waste Management boss The chief executive of the largest recycling and waste management company in the United States has warned that recycling is increasingly unprofitable. Waste Management’s boss David Steiner revealed in the company’s first quarter results that recycling prices had fallen by 14% […]

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An overview of Building Information Modelling | Buildings
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What is Building Information Modelling? Building Information Modelling (BIM) is a process using 3D digital modelling software to develop a more thorough understanding of spaces. A simple way of thinking about BIM is as a replacement for ‘traditional’ building designs such as blueprints and other technical drawings. BIM differs because it goes beyond the three basic […]

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New Ink-Coated Window Shades Save Energy
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A New Jersey firm has found a way to provide electronic energy-saving shading for windows at very little additional cost. Elliott Schlam, the principal of New Visual Media Group, says his firm has come up with a new take on the traditional window shade – a super-thin sheet of polymer film that’s installed inside insulating […]

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SEPA – Scottish Green Champion
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The Scottish Environment Protection Agency were the 2015 Scottish Green Champions in the Environmental Best Practice Awards.  The SEPA is Scotland’s environmental regulator and flood warning authority. Its main role is to protect and improve Scotland’s environment.

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Plan launched to prevent critical climate change by making green energy …
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Scientists and economists have joined forces to launch a global research initiative to make green energy cheaper than coal within 10 years, a target they believe is critical to avoid dangerous climate change. They have compared the goal to the Apollo …

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Calgarian's message in a bottle reveals serious climate change issues
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Asuchak said this is evidence that water levels are rising and moving faster, and he'll be taking his story to a round-table panel discussion in Russia to talk about the effects of climate change. “When I was in the Arctic I saw glacier calving,” he …

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Steel firms to get 'green levy' refund
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Angela Eagle, the shadow business secretary, accused the government of sacrificing the UK's steel industry on the "altar of laissez-faire economics". Speaking during an opposition day debate on the steel crisis, Ms Eagle accused the Government of …

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Morgan Sindall’s Bumper Crop at Green Apple Awards | Morgan Sindall
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Construction and infrastructure company Morgan Sindall has been recognised for its innovative approach to sustainability management – collecting three accolades, including Silver and Bronze, at the Green Apple Awards, an international campaign which recognises and promotes environmental best practice. Morgan Sindall is one of a select number of companies to be recognised in the annual […]

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