Latest News

Our News Library lists all the Green Intelligence articles that ENWORKS has published since September 2009.

Posted on 18 January 2010

Funding Carbon Reductions workshop

Envirolink Northwest, in conjunction with the Carbon Trust, is delivering a free programme of regional workshops to promote energy efficiency and support the region’s energy efficiency sub-sector.
Posted on 15 January 2010

Hospitality chain announces first low-carbon restaurant

A leading hotel and restaurant group has announced details of its second environmentally friendly budget hotel, and its first low-carbon restaurant.
Posted on 15 January 2010

Government announces potentially huge offshore wind programme

The Government has granted licences for the development of 9 large offshore windfarms around the UK, as part of Round 3 of the Crown Estates Offshore Wind Energy Programme.
Posted on 15 January 2010

Follow the three golden rules for resource efficiency

Sustainability experts Envirowise are encouraging North West businesses to adopt their ‘Three golden rules for resource efficiency’ in 2010.
Posted on 11 January 2010

Commission to clarify packaging Regulations

The European Commission is considering adapting the guidelines as to what constitutes packaging and what does not, for the purposes of the Packaging and Packaging Waste Directive.
Posted on 11 January 2010

Government identifies Anaerobic Digestion as key to success of UK farming

The Government has encouraged the agricultural sector to make use of technologies such as Anaerobic Digestion in its new strategy, Food 2030.
Posted on 11 January 2010

Environment Agency makes first WEEE prosecution

The Environment Agency has made its first prosecution under the WEEE Regulations after large recycling company shows a ‘lack of management focus.’
Posted on 11 January 2010

Free Site Waste Management Plan for the construction sector

Envirowise, Envirolink Northwest and C-Tech Innovation are working in partnership to deliver a free unique half-day workshop on SWMPs for the construction sector.
Posted on 11 January 2010

Big companies not doing enough to reduce emissions

New research by the Carbon Disclosure Project (CDP) has shown that carbon intensive firms are setting their emissions reduction targets too low.
Posted on 4 January 2010

‘SMEs: Building a Better Future’ workshop programme launched

The North West Construction Knowledge Hub is preparing to deliver a free programme of three hour workshops for the region’s built environment sector.