Ten ideas to reduce Christmas wrapping waste
Circular economy; what role can new technologies play?
The Huffpost reported that “Britons will use enough wrapping paper this Christmas to cover Brighton and Hove””Use less and recycle more” is the message coming out of a recent report by several environmental and animal charitiesWaste facts:Around 114,000 tonnes of plastic packaging will be thrown away and not recycled – which is more than the weight of 3.3 […]
Scottish Water test site to improve global drinking water
What is the circular economy?There is no exact definition for ‘circular economy’ but broadly speaking it is an economy which encourages zero waste.The Ellen MacArthur Foundation report provides a useful definition of the circular economy:There are powerful drivers for pursuing a circular economy: although a circular approach may not be a feasible solution in every circumstance, […]
14% of Scotland’s children living in poverty do not have a winter coat….
Fife-based Bridge Biotechnology has become one of the first Scottish firms to test its technology at Scottish Water’s first-of-a-kind innovation development centre near Inverness after landing support from the Hydro Nation Water Innovation Service (HNWS) and partial funding from Scottish Enterprise.The Dunfermline firm, which designs, manufactures and markets sustainable technologies across a range of sectors, […]
ESOL drinking water approval
According to a report by Save the Children, 1 in 5 children in Scotland live in poverty, with 14% of them without at least one winter coat. This is a sad and worrying statistic, the thought of any child not having warm clothes in the colder months is unbearable. The Bedrock charity (based in Dunfermline, Fife) regularly […]
Our ESOL electrolysed water technology has been given drinking water approval ESOL has been approved under regulation 31 of the Water Supply Regulations 2000 for use in public water supplies in the UK. What does this mean? Chlorine (hypochlorite) is added to our tap water to kill bacteria and microbes in tap water. Although deemed […]