Monday, September 30, 2013 - 16:01
ALONGSIDE THE electronics industry there is a growing shadow industry to deal with its refuse. 2.5 million tons of electronics were discarded in the US alone in 2010. This haul represents what Paul Watson, CEO of Green Technology Solutions (GTSO) calls, “An incredible windfall...
Wednesday, September 25, 2013 - 16:45
AT THE EcoExperts we like to do more than just talk about how to make the world a greener place, we like to get our hands grubby!
And so last week, a team from The EcoExperts swapped a day of working in the Kentish Town office for a day battling the elements in a local primary...
Monday, September 23, 2013 - 16:36
THE ECOEXPERTS team is celebrating after its parent company MVF was declared the fastest growing tech company of 2013 in the Sunday Times Hiscox Tech Track 100.
It managed to beat off stiff competition from the likes of Moshi Monsters (Mind Candy), Sky Scanner and Zoopla after...
Wednesday, September 18, 2013 - 17:32
MAKING energy saving improvements to your property could increase its value by 14 per cent on average - and up to 38 per cent in some parts of England - new research released today by the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) reveals.
A lush green garden
Monday, September 16, 2013 - 10:50
Working in an environmentally friendly building has many positive outcomes according to various academic and charity sources.
Cutting down on air-con and instead opening windows can increase productivity by 11%.
Doing something as simple as adding plants to an office or...
Wednesday, September 4, 2013 - 15:48
A DAIRY farm in Sheffield has installed solar panels in a bid to cut its bills and carbon footprint.
The panels generate free electricity that the Whitefield Farm can use for everyday farming.
The local enterprise processes milk and cream which it bottles and delivers to the...
Monday, September 2, 2013 - 13:33
EVER WONDERED why the sunlight in Autumn has a golden quality?
Autumn is this writer’s favourite season thanks to its wonderful golden light. As well as powering our homes with sunlight using PV panels we can energise and nourish ourselves using the sun, which behaves...
Monday, September 2, 2013 - 10:00
ALMOST £1m is to be spent on conserving our most threatened native species.
Natural England, the government’s advisor on the natural environment, is hoping it can help stop the decline of many animals including mammals, birds, reptiles and insects.
It will also focus on some...
Wednesday, August 28, 2013 - 09:13
AN ELEPHANT’S paradise in Bristol is being powered through a mixture of green energy.
The Noah’s Ark enclosure in the West of England will be home to six African elephants in the next month or so.
Not only does it promise to be the largest and most friendly reserve in Europe,...
Tuesday, August 27, 2013 - 08:51
WORKPLACE sustainability has been a hot topic for years now, not least because it ends up saving the business money by not paying out so much for energy, but the topic needn’t be boring.
Hopefully by now most offices are encouraging staff to use as little energy as possible and...