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

Posted on 25 January 2010

Consultation on the legal definition of waste

Defra’s Consultation on draft guidance aims to ensure the right decisions are made with regard to waste with potential value.
Posted on 25 January 2010

The future for low-carbon transport

Researchers from Oxford University claim the best way to cut vehicle emissions quickly is to reduce size and weight of conventional cars.
Posted on 25 January 2010

Fashion industry thinking ‘green’

A survey commissioned by fashion and textile trade association Skillfast, has shown that the vast majority of UK consumers think that there should be a ‘green’ label to show if a piece of clothing has been produced in a sustainable way.
Posted on 25 January 2010

Avoid being caught out by new batteries legislation

The Environment Agency is doing its best to ensure small businesses are aware of how to comply with the new Waste Batteries and Accumulators Legislation which comes into force in February 2010.
Posted on 18 January 2010

Business strategists call for mandatory emissions reporting

The influential Aldersgate Group, a strategic coalition of businesses, NGOs, think-tanks and individuals, is putting pressure on the government to make emissions reporting mandatory for all large UK organisations.
Posted on 18 January 2010

Opportunity for North West environmental innovators

The North West Regional Development Agency (NWDA) is inviting SMEs with big ideas to meet their Grants for Research And Development (GRAND) team later this month at the IEMA Knowledge Exchange 2010 event in Manchester.
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.