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Universal Beverages Fined £36,000 For Polluting River

Universal Beverages, a subsidiary of Heineken UK, recently pleaded guilty at Hereford Magistrates’ Court to seven pollution offences. The company, of Little Marcle Road, Ledbury, was fined £36,000 and ordered

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ABB to connect North Sea wind farms to the German grid

Power and automation giant ABB has secured an order worth $1bn from Dutch-German transmission grid operator TenneT to supply a power link connecting offshore North Sea wind farms to the

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Nestle Achieves Zero Waste at UK Factory

    Nestle Achieves Zero Waste at UK Factory

Nestle marked another milestone in its commitment to environmental sustainability by achieving zero waste to landfill at its Kit Kat and Aero confectionery factory at York in the UK. In

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Getting the Most From Recycled Materials at RWM in Partnership with CIWM – September 13-15 – NEC, Birmingham

    Getting the Most From Recycled Materials at RWM in Partnership with CIWM – September 13-15 – NEC, Birmingham

In a climate where food and drink manufacturers are increasingly under pressure to reduce their own food waste, cut packaging levels and introduce more environmentally friendly packaging options, RWM in

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Ten Years of Sustainable Agriculture at Nestle

    Ten Years of Sustainable Agriculture at Nestle

Nestle’s ‘farm to factory’ initiative which supports farmers and promotes sustainable development in agriculture worldwide celebrates its ten year anniversary. The Sustainable Agriculture Initiative at Nestle (SAIN) encourages best agricultural

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£10 Million Anaerobic Digestion Loan Fund Launched in England

    £10 Million Anaerobic Digestion Loan Fund Launched in England

A £10m Loan Fund that will help finance anaerobic digestion (AD) infrastructure across England has been introduced. The fund aims to lend up to £10m over the next four years,

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UK’s First ‘Super’ Food Waste Plant Opens

    UK’s First ‘Super’ Food Waste Plant Opens

The UK’s first ‘super’ anaerobic digestion (AD) plant dealing with food waste has been launched by Biffa, a leading waste specialist. Based at the company’s Poplars waste management site in

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RWM in Partnership With CIWM 2011- NEC, Birmingham, UK – 13-15 September 2011

    RWM in Partnership With CIWM 2011- NEC, Birmingham, UK – 13-15 September 2011

Combining two leading events, RWM in partnership with CIWM is the new leading exhibition for environmental technology, recycling and waste management. It is an ideal event for the food, drink

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English Dairy Launches £3.4 Million Anaerobic Digestion Facility

    English Dairy Launches £3.4 Million Anaerobic Digestion Facility

An English dairy has officially opened a £3.4m anaerobic digestion (AD) facility that will turn food waste from around the county into the energy helping to produce its clotted cream,

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Foodservice distributor 3663 launches first electric vehicle

Foodservice distributor 3663 has launched its first electric vehicle as part of its long-term commitment to reducing carbon emissions. The vehicle, that will run out of 3663’s Battersea depot, and

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Packaging Waste Declining Rapidly in the EU

    Packaging Waste Declining Rapidly in the EU

A new report on the analysis of official EU data on packaging shows that over the past 11 years the amount of packaging waste going to final disposal in EU-15

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UK’s Biggest Brewer Sets Out Environmental Goals

    UK’s Biggest Brewer Sets Out Environmental Goals

Molson Coors (UK & Ireland) has committed to divert all production waste away from landfill for each of its four UK breweries by the end of 2012. Increasing costs and

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3 reasons the new EC series-creates safer, more efficient work environment

The New EC Series is the latest in customizable adhesive melters from Valco Melton. Featuring a durable and simple design, the EC Series provides superior performance, durability and safety for

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Sustainably Farmed Seafood Holds Key to Future Global Food Security

    Sustainably Farmed Seafood Holds Key to Future Global Food Security

The first-ever global assessment of the environmental costs of aquaculture shows that farmed seafood is less ecologically damaging than livestock production, and that there is great potential for improvements in

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Puresep Launches PureCare Service and Maintenance Offering

Puresep Technologies, the filtration and water treatment specialist, has launched the PureCare service offering. Responding to current market conditions, Puresep revised its existing offering and has created the PureCare Range

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PepsiCo Europe Gets Greener

    PepsiCo Europe Gets Greener

PepsiCo’s Frito-Lay manufacturing facility in Azov, Russia, has been officially awarded LEED Silver by the US Green Building Council (USGBC). The manufacturing facility is the first site in PepsiCo’s European

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FrieslandCampina and Heinz Combine Dutch Transport Services

    FrieslandCampina and Heinz Combine Dutch Transport Services

Dairy company FrieslandCampina Benelux, food producer HJ Heinz Benelux and logistics service provider Nabuurs have launched an initiative to further increase the efficiency of their supply activities in the Netherlands.

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Branston Proves Green Credentials Again

    Branston Proves Green Credentials Again

Branston, one of the largest farmer-controlled fresh produce groups in the UK, has retained the Carbon Trust Standard. In 2008 Branston became the first UK food producer to be awarded

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UK Dairy Industry Calls For Recycling Revolution

    UK Dairy Industry Calls For Recycling Revolution

The UK dairy industry is ready to take its environmental performance to the next level. The recently launched Dairy Roadmap demonstrates that dairy processors have met all their environmental targets

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Alpro is First European Food Company to Join WWF Climate Savers

    Alpro is First European Food Company to Join WWF Climate Savers

Alpro, a pioneer in the development and marketing of soya-based food and drinks, has become the first European food company to join the WWF Climate Savers programme. The goal of

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Producing Biofuel From Waste Crisps and Pies

    Producing Biofuel From Waste Crisps and Pies

Greenergy, a privately owned company that supplies one fifth of Britain’s road fuel, has begun producing biodiesel from food waste. In a unique partnership with Brocklesby, a specialist in recycling

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£13.7 Billion Wasted on Dumped Food and Drink in Britain

    £13.7 Billion Wasted on Dumped Food and Drink in Britain

The cost of buying and throwing away good food and drink reached £13.7 billion last year, reveals new analysis by the Local Government Association, the voice for local authorities in

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UK Food and Grocery Industry Recovers 115,000 Tonnes of Waste

    UK Food and Grocery Industry Recovers 115,000 Tonnes of Waste

Participants in a scheme run by ECR (Efficient Consumer Response) UK are well on the way to achieving targets set

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Making International Food and Agricultural Production Chains Sustainable

Rabobank and the World Wildlife Fund (WWF) are entering into a new partnership focused on international food and agriculture chains.

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Greener Future For Wiseman Farmers

    Greener Future For Wiseman Farmers

Dairy farmers who supply Robert Wiseman Dairies are being offered expert help to reduce their energy costs and improve their

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New Report Highlights Water and Carbon Impact of Wasted Food

    New Report Highlights Water and Carbon Impact of Wasted Food

The water and carbon footprint of wasted household food in the UK has been identified for the first time, highlighting

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Kellogg Takes Stance in Support of Sustainable Palm Oil

    Kellogg Takes Stance in Support of Sustainable Palm Oil

Kellogg is helping fund sustainable palm oil production through purchasing GreenPalm certificates covering 100% of its global palm oil use.

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Adams Foods Boosts Green Performance

    Adams Foods Boosts Green Performance

Dairy products company Adams Foods is achieving impressive carbon performance at its new factory at Leek in Staffordshire, England, thanks to combined

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Puresep Technologies adds strength to its waste water offering

David Parocki has recently joined Puresep Technologies, a member of the Amplio Filtration Holdings Group, as Business Development Manager for

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New date and venue revealed for MCERTS 2011

The organisers of MCERTS 2011 are delighted to announce that this year’s event will now take place at the Telford

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Camlab now offers automated water analysis solution for BOD by day and titration by night

Camlab, one of the UK’s leading scientific suppliers and service/repair agents, has been appointed by Man-Tech Associates to represent and

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