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

Posted on 21 March 2018

Time for a Big Energy Conversation

Electricity North West has launched a new online energy saving hub providing advice and information to consumers, and is looking for organisations and individuals to join the conversation.
Posted on 7 March 2018

Bolton manufacturer calls on hospitals to ‘pass on plastic’

A medical products manufacturer that uses single-use paper pulp instead of reusable plastic has spoken out about the benefits of its anti-plastic business model.
Posted on 7 March 2018

Dairy giant to manufacture its own recycled packaging

Müller, the UK’s biggest dairy producer, is acquiring bottle manufacturing plants in Manchester and elsewhere to take control of its own packaging and accelerate the reduction of virgin plastics.
Posted on 7 March 2018

Matchstick Men Group spark energy savings with expert help

A product sourcing firm in Wigan will potentially save more than £30,000 by replacing a transformer and teaming up with a nearby Manchester company for a full LED lighting upgrade.
Posted on 7 March 2018

Crack down catches major lorry emissions cheat

A lorry operator has been hit with a five-year operating ban after being found guilty of evading emissions standards by illegally installing ‘defeat devices’ to its vehicles.
Posted on 7 March 2018

One brick at a time: Lego joins bio-plastic revolution

Lego will make its first major move away from plastic this year by manufacturing its green ‘botanical’ pieces out of sugarcane, the same material pioneered by Manchester packaging firm Duo UK.
Posted on 7 March 2018

Green measures ‘all add up’ says Lancs firm

Stephensons Dairy in Morecambe implemented a number of simple but effective energy improvements to buildings and vehicles after receiving support from expert advisors.
Posted on 7 March 2018

Green firms well-represented in Greater Manchester Innovation100

A hundred Greater Manchester companies have been recognised in the region’s first Innovation100 list, including several green innovators working in areas from food waste to energy management.
Posted on 7 March 2018

What does the ‘Beast from the East’ mean for gas bills?

The UK struggled to meet demand for gas at the start of March when temperatures plummeted across the country, with wholesale gas prices soaring to a 12-year high.
Posted on 7 March 2018

Order, Order! Government found guilty on air quality for 3rd time

Legal history has been made with the government embarrassed in court again for failing to set out legally adequate air quality plans, with more areas in the North West now facing mandatory action.