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

Government advisors take aim at buildings and transport

The government’s independent climate change watchdog has warned it must take immediate action to tackle buildings and transport emissions or “risk a poor deal for the public in the next decade”.

New circular economy rules and what they mean for you

Long-awaited EU measures designed to ‘close the loop’ on waste have now come into law, while UK government has revealed that tax breaks for using recycled materials are on the horizon.

Could Greater Manchester become an energy world leader?

Greater Manchester has the potential to be a leading light in transforming how energy is generated and used but more local investment is needed, according to a new report.

3D printing has a bright UK future

A coalition of MPs and business leaders have argued that 3D printing is a huge environmental opportunity for manufacturing, and the UK is one of the best-placed countries to capitalise.

Watching England at the World Cup stresses the grid, too

The popularity of the 2018 World Cup is causing huge spikes in power demand in the UK as supporters all reach for energy-using appliances following games and at half-time.

Got an innovative idea? Enter Venturefest North West

The North West’s biggest annual innovation event returns to Manchester on 13 September and manufacturers are being urged to enter the Innovation Showcase Competition.

United Utilities promises green fleet in ten years

Water company United Utilities has set out a plan to switch its entire fleet of vehicles - including vans, HGVs and 4x4s - from diesel to ‘home-produced energy’ in ten years.

Could mandatory recycled content requirements cut plastic waste?

With new government funding on offer for ideas that cut plastic waste, research shows that there is plenty of recycled plastic available to UK manufacturers if the right measures are put in place.

Stronger, harder, faster: graphene shoes developed in Manchester

The world’s first sports shoes to utilise the 2D ‘wonder material’ graphene have been unveiled by the University of Manchester and British sports brand inov-8.

EU celebrates hat trick of green measures

The EU has agreed new 2030 targets to boost energy efficiency and renewable energy and laid the groundwork for ‘net-zero’ emissions by 2050, but will the UK play catch up?