Jul 12 2011

Sustainable Food & Drink webinar on how supermarkets are tackling climate change

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Sustainable Food & Drink, a free and innovative programme that helps Scottish food and drink companies increase their competitiveness through better environmental performance, ran a webinar analysing how supermarkets were tackling climate change. The Sustainable Food & Drink team, based at Glasgow Caledonian University’s Caledonian Environment Centre, focused on the supermarkets’ key green areas: operational […]

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May 20 2011

Shanks takes business guests on AD plant tour

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An interesting tour around Shanks’ Anaerobic Digestion plant in Cumbernauld and its state-of-the-art recycling facility in Blochairn today, accompanied by CeeD members. The AD plant processes food waste to produce renewable energy. We were informed about the drivers of change in waste policy by Zero Waste Scotland’s Simon Morris, who emphasised 2025 targets of a […]

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Oct 14 2010

GCU at Sustainable Scotland conference

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Glasgow Caledonian University’s Applied Knowledge Exchange will be showcasing its expertise in environmental issues at the Sustainable Scotland Network Conference 2010. The SSN conference will take place on 4th November at Dynamic Earth and will include speakers such as John Swinney MSP and Lady Susan Rice of Lloyds Banking Group Scotland. The Applied Knowledge Exchange […]

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Jul 28 2010

Scottish Government launches ‘Zero Waste’ food recycling scheme

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A new green scheme that recycles food waste has been launched. The Commercial Food Waste Collection Service, run by Keenan Recycling, creates BSI accredited compost from items such as leftover food, coffee grounds, cups and paper towels collected from businesses and restaurants in the North East. First Minister Alex Salmond officially lanched the scheme. The […]

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Jun 09 2010

70% waste target unveiled by Scottish Government

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Scotland’s first Zero Waste Plan has been published by the Scottish Government, setting out key actions, including new targets, to tackle the near 20 milion tonnes of waste produced by Scotland every year It aims to drive change and inspire households, businesses, community groups, local authorities and the wider public sector to change the way […]

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Jun 02 2010

GCU’s Caledonian Environment Centre at SETN event

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This year’s Scottish Environmental Technology Network (SETN) annual conference will be held at Glasgow Caledonian University on 15th June 2010.    The environmental technology conference is this year a collaboration between SETN and the Caledonian Environment Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University. Caledonian Environment Centre will be supported by GCU’s business gateway, the Applied Knowledge Exchange. Funded […]

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Dec 07 2009

Caledonian Environment Centre scoops trio of carbon projects

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With Climate Change and carbon management the hot topics of the day, the Caledonian Environment Centre at Glasgow Caledonian University has developed a bespoke carbon footprint tool to support companies in understanding their carbon impact. The Centre, part of the School of the Built and Natural Environment, won funding from the Scottish Government and European […]

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