Monthly Archives: December 2011

Waste Management World: Free subscription service


Anyone looking to keep up-to-date with the latest developments in waste management should look at the free subscription package offered by Waste Management World. Waste Management World is the leading international publication for the global waste management industry. Each bi-monthly … Continue reading

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IEMA Sustainable Business Conference 2011 – Downloads available


As highlighted in my earlier post IEMA Sustainable Business Conference 2011, the presentations from the plenary sessions are available at http://bit.ly/jikVOz Please note that these presentations are only available for download by IEMA members.

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Kyoto Protocol: The outcome from the Durban Conference


The latest saga of the Kyoto Protocol has been played out in Durban with the announcement of the first global agreement, in principle, for climate change emissions reductions by 194 countries. Whilst this agreement is, a stepping stone (it is an agreement … Continue reading

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New IAF brochures published


A series of brochures have been published by the IAF (International Accreditation Forum) explaining the work of Accreditation Bodies and the role of accreditation. In its role as the world association of Conformity Assessment Accreditation Bodies and other organisations interested … Continue reading

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Shale Gas: Legal developments in UK, USA & certain other countries


The environmental issues of shale gas are developing all the time with hardly a week going by without some mention in the press. Shale gas has become an increasingly, important source of natural gas in the U.S.A. over the past … Continue reading

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What is a Green Christmas Tree to you?


Just give a thought about what is a “Green Christmas Tree”. As we come up to the Christmas season, I was reminded by two different types of “Green Tree”; the Lego Christmas Tree at St. Pancras International Station in London and … Continue reading

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Annual Statement 2011


From an environmental viewpoint, the Annual Statement issued by Her Majesty’s Treasury makes poor reading with only one mention of an environmental initiative. The Government commits to improving the energy efficiency of buildings to benefit energy bill payers and the … Continue reading

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