UK canned seafood manufacturer John West, once branded ‘John Worstâ€™ by Greenpeace for its poor record on sourcing tuna responsibly, will today launch a five-year plan to source the depleted fish stock more sustainably and will announce the launch of a new range of pole and line sourced tuna products.
A Hampshire-based cosmetics firm has installed a solar photovoltaic (PV) system on its 55,000 square roofspace in the latest demonstration of the manufacturerâ€™s commitment to going green. “w3bs of DP”
Conservation group WWF let timber companies use its panda brand logo while they were razing some of the world’s most biologically rich rainforests or trading in potentially illegally sourced timber, according to the investigative group Global Witness.
A new guide released this week by nonprofit organisation the Carbon Trust encourages businesses to opt for sustainable, high-efficiency refrigeration equipment and methods, claiming that they could save 20 per cent on energy bills by doing so.
Wirrral-based green energy products manufacturer Stiebel Eltron UK is forecasting a 40 per cent growth in turnover in 2011, as it announces a second major contract with a supplier this year.
In a decision the Government says will bring greater certainty to developers of major energy projects, including new nuclear plants, the House of Commons debated and approved six National Policy Statements for Energy (NPS) yesterday night.
European plastic bottle recycler Eco Plastics has announced a Â£24 million expansion to its Hemswell plant as part of plans to double British production of food-grade recycled material.
After landing Â£6.4 million in funding from the European Regional Development Fund through the Welsh Government, Tidal Energy Ltd will deploy Walesâ€™ very first full-scale tidal stream energy generator, the company announced today.
A Â£15 million Government grant scheme to pump-prime a major home eco heating programme and create jobs is set to launch next month.
An agreement reached late last week means the global shipping industry will for thefirst time adopt legally binding regulations to tackle its growing carbon footprint, through an energy efficiency ratings system.