Monthly Archives: January 2013

Waste Exports: A Good Practice Guide for Local Authorities


The European Pathway to Zero Waste (EPOW) is a partnership between the Environment Agency and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) aimed at demonstrating the zero landfill approach in the South East of England. European Pathway to Zero Waste … Continue reading

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New “sSWOT” guide can help boost Corporate Sustainability


How can an Environmentalist ensure that they can communicate a sustainability message to their clients or colleagues in a meaningful way that can be understood and actioned. The sad truth is that environmental issues are not always a passion for everyone in an organisation. … Continue reading

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Changes to Energy Performance Certificates


On the 9th January 2013 the Energy Performance of Buildings (England and Wales) Regulations 2012 entered into force introducing further changes to Energy Performance Certificates (EPCs) and Display Energy Certificates (DECs) for commercial and public sector buildings. EPCs and DECs … Continue reading

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EPOW conference: A sustainable future for the South East


As mentioned in a recent article, The European Pathway to Zero Waste (EPOW) is a partnership between the Environment Agency and the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) aimed at demonstrating the zero landfill approach in the South East of … Continue reading

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Green Deal cash-back scheme opens


Householders, registered Charities or a Community Interest Companies (CIC) can start to use the Green Deal to make energy-saving improvements, such as loft insulation, solid wall insulation and new heating systems will qualify for a cash-back scheme for a limited … Continue reading

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Free: Heating Degrees Days Data


At this time of year, the outside temperatures start to drop to below freezing and attention turns to getting the best performance from your building’s heating system. For organisations seeking to understand their building’s energy performance and forecast your energy … Continue reading

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ISO Survey 2011: Available for free download


For the first time, the International Organization for Standardization (ISO) has issued its annual survey of ISO certifications with the opportunity to download the full dataset. Readers will recall an earlier article “Latest ISO Certification Survey 2010” published in January … Continue reading

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