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Sainsbury’s, the UK supermarket trying to become Britain’s greenest grocer, is calling on innovators with market ready cutting edge photovoltaic (PV) solutions to help make its stores greener.
Houses should be redesigned, roads raised and tidal lagoons built that generate energy to reduce the impact of flooding in the UK, according to a panel of senior engineers and academics.
Just as inventor James Dyson revolutionised our chores with hi-tech hoovers and fans, a new company is set to change the way we wash our clothes, with a pioneering washing machine that uses tiny plastic beads rather than gallons of water to rinse clothes clean.
The European division of Interface, the pioneering sustainable carpet manufacturer, has cut its carbon emissions by 90 per cent and reduced its water usage by 95 per cent.
The final tranche of the Government’s Energy Entrepreneurs Fund has opened for small businesses with innovative low carbon energy ideas that can help cut the cost of consumer bills.
A new competition is being launched at the end of the month to encourage the development of innovative digital solutions that tackle societal challenges, including those addressing sustainability and environmental issues.
Solar, renewable subsidies, energy efficiency, alternative financing solutions, green grants, low-carbon transport and cleantech innovation were all key themes in GreenWise’s top 10 stories of 2013.
A waterway could offer a sustainable way of meeting water demand as well as providing employment, flood relief and boosting tourism
The much-maligned Brussels sprout has been given a new lease of life this festive season – as a battery to light a Christmas tree.
A group of London entrepreneurs who are boosting the capital’s green economy have been recognised for their innovative sustainable solutions by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
A start-up that is drawing on creative collaboration and partnerships to solve some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges is calling on brands to get involved in its latest fast-growing grassroots project that aims to get kids to reconnect with nature and wildlife.
Collaboration and co-operation between businesses and other entities is becoming vital as business and society look for innovative solutions for a sustainable future, reports Heather Connon.
Just a few yards from the choked M4 motorway, beyond the massive settling tanks and a steaming, 500-tonne mountain of black sewage sludge at Slough treatment works, a modern alchemy is taking place that could potentially keep the world in food for a few more years.
A UK start-up, which is developing high performance kites to generate electricity, is heading to Brazil to explore business opportunities for its next generation wind technology in offshore wind and remote mining.
A system of food production that combines fish breeding and vegetable growing without the use of soil could transform our urban roofspaces into highly productive sustainable farms and help address a looming global food crisis, according to scientists.