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

Posted on 30 November 2009

Europe negotiating on energy saving building proposal

New buildings to be highly energy efficient and use renewable energy, and existing buildings to be brought up to energy saving standards by 2021.
Posted on 30 November 2009

New energy efficiency label for white goods

The European Parliament is putting the finishing touches to a new energy efficiency label which will be displayed with any advertisement promoting the price or energy efficiency of white goods.
Posted on 30 November 2009

Environmental Knowledge Exchange event comes to the North West

Envirolink Northwest and the Institute of Environmental Management and Assessment (IEMA) are bringing the IEMA Knowledge Exchange event to Manchester to showcase the latest innovations in energy and environmental technologies.
Posted on 23 November 2009

Micro-renewables to be made permitted developments

The Department of Communities and Local Government launches a consultation on removing the need for planning permission to install small scale renewables on non-domestic buildings.
Posted on 23 November 2009

Brits are more environmentally aware at home than at work

A recent survey questioning UK workers on their environmental habits at home and at work reveals a far better attitude towards recycling and energy saving when at home.
Posted on 23 November 2009

Innovative ‘buy one get one free – later’ scheme to tackle waste

One of the UK’s largest supermarket chains has revealed plans to introduce a ‘buy one get one free – later’ scheme to reduce the amount of perishable food which goes to waste.
Posted on 18 November 2009

The financial cost of flooding

Environment Agency research has found that the financial cost of being flooded is 28 times that of being burgled and 4 times more expensive than suffering from a fire.
Posted on 18 November 2009

Recycling label now on 50,000 products

Fifty companies have now signed up to the British Retail Consortium (BRC) on-pack recycling logo which provides standardised information on whether packaging can be recycled.
Posted on 18 November 2009

Environment Agency unveils its 5 year strategy

The Environment Agency’s corporate strategy for 2010-2015 includes helping businesses to comply with environmental standards, alongside plans to clean up rivers, defend against flooding and tackle the causes and consequences of climate change.
Posted on 16 November 2009

Concerns over new REACH list

The European Chemicals Agency (ECHA) has published an up-to-date list of all the chemicals registered under the EU REACH (Registration, Evaluation, Authorisation and restriction of Chemicals) Regulations.