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A new £6 million grand funding programme has been launched to help local authorities in England and Wales develop new heat and cooling networks and expand existing ones.
Image for European renewable energy industry calls for 2030 target
The European renewable energy industry has written to European Parliament president Martin Schulz, EU energy ministers and the EU energy and climate commissioners to call for a legally binding 2030 renewable energy target.
Image for Biofuels will reduce road emissions says study
A study undertaken by Element Energy has said that blending biofuels with conventional fuels will lead to significant emissions reductions for road transport.
Image for CellMark Waste to Energy UK appointed agent to supply RDF to Sweden
Halmstad Energi och Miljö (HEM) has appointed CellMark Waste to Energy UK as the exclusive agent in the UK and Ireland for the supply of refuse derived fuel (RDF) to its facility in Sweden.
Image for ENER-G launches funded anaerobic digestion solution for processing industries
Anaerobic digestion (AD) technology is being made available at no capital cost to a range of manufacturing industries.
Image for Green New Deal Group sets out its plans to “detoxify” UK economy
Almost five years after the collapse of bank Lehman Brothers, a group of environmental campaigners and economists has set out its National Plan for the UK economy.
Image for REA urges MEPs to support biofuels industry in key EU vote
The Renewable Energy Association has made a plea to Members of the European Parliament to vote against European proposals for a cap on agricultural biofuels.
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Find out about SEPA revoking Scotgen permit, planning permission for BH Energy Gap in Walsall, Cradle-to-Cradle demonstrator in East London, CIWEM calls for more MBT, and judicial review into Yorkshire PFI deals, plus a look ahead to next week's RWM
Image for Four Yorkshire Councils secure permission for judicial review
Judicial reviews into withdrawn PFI credits for four Yorkshire councils have been granted.
Image for Defra publishes AD progress report
There are 110 anaerobic digestion plants in the UK according to Defra with another 200 having planning permission.
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How to bake zero waste bagels

Maple Leaf Bakery has been working with Biffa IWM to not only reduce its waste, but also wipe out waste cost. Famous in the UK for its New York Bakery Co. bagel range, Maple Leaf Foods is a multi-national firm that produces goods such as bread and croissants particularly in its home nation of Canada but also in the Untied States.

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BMW i3 built to close the loop

The new electric car from BMW is a zero emission vehicle that has been manufactured with sustainability at its heart. Launched with great fanfare at the end of July, the BMW i3 is the company’s first model in its new i series of cars that aims to find solutions for vehicles in a world of climate change, dwindling resources and increasing urbanisation.

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