Carbon Dioxide

Refrigerant range slashes carbon

Refrigerant range slashes carbon

Climate Center is introducing a new range of high-efficiency, low and reduced global warming potential (GWP) refrigerants, including new hydro-fluoro-olefin (HFO) blends.

More intelligent and focused disposal of waste is good for business

Growth from green

By Michelle Knott

Tough times are inspiring companies to maximise efficiency, which is good news for the environment, says Michelle Knott

Food manufacturers and retailers are working on carbon footprinting but choosing to display the results on consumer packaging less often

Food manufacturers focus on carbon footprinting

By Rod Addy

Food manufacturers and retailers continue to work on carbon footprinting, despite moving away from displaying results on consumer packaging, according to Chris Stanley, director at sustainability consultancy Best Foot Forward (BFF).

Excuse me! Cattle burping and flatulence accounted for nearly half (40%) of carbon emissions from milk production

DairyCo funds benchmark for carbon reduction

By Freddie Dawson

Cutting greenhouse gas emissions in the dairy supply chain should become easier thanks to a new benchmark certified by the Carbon Trust and detailed in a report funded by levy-funded dairy farming organisation DairyCo.

Rising sea levels will reduce available land for manufacturers

Food firms urge government action on climate

By Dan Colombini

Government support is “essential” to tackle the negative effects of climate change on the food and drink industry, according to the Food and Drink Federation (FDF).

Can do man

Can do man

By Rod Addy

We serve the whole of Great Britain from here and will be looking at a significant uplift in our volume more than 20% to 51M cases next year. It will be the first time our output will have been above 50M cases. The plant will have the capability to produce...

Yearsley invests £2.2M in solar cold stores

Yearsley invests £2.2M in solar cold stores

Yearsley Group, one of the UK's largest cold storage and distribution providers, has installed solar panels at two of its cold stores in England in a project that has cost the firm £2.2M.

Noble Foods gets go- ahead for wind turbine

Noble Foods gets go- ahead for wind turbine

The UK's largest supplier of eggs and egg-based products, Noble Foods, last month received planning permission to install a 110m commercial-scale wind turbine on land at Thornton at Fife in Scotland.

Cheese firm drastically cuts carbon

Cheese firm drastically cuts carbon

By Rick Pendrous

Pre-packed cheese producer Adams Foods, formed by merger of The Kerrygold Company with North Downs Dairy in October 2010, has achieved some impressive carbon dioxide emissions reductions since installing a combined heat and power (CHP) unit at its factory...

Green thinking

Green thinking

By Freddie Dawson

With consumers confused by the proliferation of green labels, Freddie Dawson asks whether a single mandatory approach might be the solution?

Allied Bakeries: Carbon foot printing a catalyst for efficiency

Allied Bakeries: Carbon foot printing a catalyst for efficiency

By Elaine Watson

Analysing the carbon footprint of Kingsmill loaves has helped Allied Bakeries squeeze out additional cost savings that it would not have extracted through traditional continuous improvement techniques, its operations director has claimed.

Can carton dent tin’s dominance?

Can carton dent tin’s dominance?

For years cartons have played second fiddle to cans when it comes to liquid packaging. But is that dominance about to be challenged? asks Freddie Dawson

Terry Leahy: Let's call a spade a spade on green issues

Terry Leahy: Let's call a spade a spade on green issues

By Elaine Watson

Consumer products giants including Tesco and Unilever have pledged to build a central repository of lifecycle analysis data to help firms across the sector calculate carbon footprints more cheaply and easily.

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