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

Anaerobic Digestion to benefit from new Quality Protocol

The Environment Agency and WRAP (Waste & Resources Action Programme) have devised a new Quality Protocol (QP) which will reduce the amount of regulation involved in using digestate, the nutrient-rich by-product of biogas production through Anaerobic Digestion.

Government saves millions with carbon cutting IT strategy

Cabinet Office hails the ‘Greening Government ICT’ strategy published last year as a success after department-wide green IT schemes save at least £7 million.

£6 million investment to strengthen North West construction sector

Salford University’s Centre for Construction Innovation, in partnership with the Universities of Liverpool and Central Lancashire, Urban Vision and the Building Research Establishment, has secured funding to set up the new Construction Knowledge Hub.

Construction industry set for low carbon review

Peter Mandelson announced at the Strategic Forum for Construction that government's Busines Innovation and Skills Department is to commission a review of the construction industry to ensure it is “fit for purpose” for delivering a low carbon future.

Pressure increases on government to incentivise trade waste collection

Local Authorities and the County Surveyors' Society have called for government to change regulations to allow more efficient and cost effective trade waste collection schemes.

Ofgem adapts to take leading role in UK’s low carbon economy

Ofgem restructures creating Ofgem E-Serve which will focus on administration and delivery of environmental and sustainability projects, helping the UK to meet low carbon economy challenge.

North West hospitality sector overlooking efficiency schemes

The North West’s hotels and restaurants are missing out on cost savings by wrongly assuming energy and waste efficiency projects are too expensive to implement.

Environment Agency to publish companies resource efficiency data

Despite opposition from trade associations, resource efficiency data for specific organisations and sites will be published as part of the pollution inventory next year.

Big response to environmental permitting consultation delays implementation

Defra has published a summary of responses to its ‘Consultation on revised waste exemptions from environmental permitting’ and has delayed implementation to resolve further issues.

WRAP releases reporting and contracting assistance for construction and waste sectors

A new, user-friendly measurement tool, developed by the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP), is set to increase the transparency of waste transfers between the construction sector and waste contractors.