Our News Library lists all the Green Intelligence articles that ENWORKS has published since September 2009.

Energy efficiency grants up for grabs in Greater Manchester

SMEs in Greater Manchester could be eligible for grants of between £1,000 to £12,500 towards energy saving improvements such as lighting or equipment upgrades.

New-to-UK firm raises profile for iChemistry software

A Swedish-owned company that helps businesses meet safety and environmental requirements for everyday handling and use of chemicals has established a presence in Manchester for its scalable iChemistry solution.

Young employees demand sustainability action

New research into young employees shows that good environmental performance is vital for employee retention, and more than 5,000 Amazon staff have taken the case to their employer.

’Town-wide’ cup deposit scheme launches in Midlands

Shrewsbury has become one of the first places in the UK to have a town-wide, deposit-return scheme for its own reusable takeaway cup, which can be refunded at any participating café.

Cheshire to host UK-first ‘plastic-to-hydrogen’ project

Plans are being submitted for a pioneering £7 million advanced treatment facility in Ellesmere Port that will produce hydrogen from unrecyclable plastics to fuel commercial vehicles.

Event: Developing an Effective Environmental Policy

A fully-funded workshop led by industry experts on 23 May will show how Greater Manchester firms can effectively demonstrate their environmental credentials.

World’s biggest plastic producers disclose action plans

Over 150 businesses representing a fifth of global plastic packaging have committed to building a ‘circular economy’ for plastics and have disclosed their action plans and data, some for the first time.

Event: Optimise Your Packaging

Greater Manchester SMEs can benefit from a seminar in Manchester on 2 May to understand changing packaging legislation and how to ensure their packaging is ‘right first time’.

Are manufacturers naive about green energy pressure?

A survey of 50 leading UK manufacturers examining attitudes to energy usage shows that many companies underestimate the looming impacts of customer and legislative pressure to be greener.

What can we learn from London’s ULEZ?

London has officially opened the world’s first 24-hour Ultra Low Emission Zone to improve air pollution in the capital, while Greater Manchester is due to implement its own initiative from 2021.