The Searaser has undergone wave tank testing and computer modelling

Wave energy device passes ‘extreme testing regime’

Ecotricity's Searaser device for wave power generation has successfully completed tests at Plymouth University.

The hydro turbine at Hafod y Porth in Snowdonia was pre-fabricated off site

National Trust turns on prefab hydro turbine in Snowdonia

The National Trust has switched on a new 100kW hydropower turbine in Snowdonia that was built off-site to reduce issues caused by unpredictable weather.

Customers are being directed to the Recycle Now website to find information on pumpkin recycling

Sainsbury’s to collect Halloween pumpkins for recycling

Sainsbury's is encouraging its customers to recycle carved pumpkins after Halloween celebrations through local food waste collections or via its partnership with Biffa.

The programme aims to reduce the environmental footprint of every IHG hotel

Hotel group develops sustainability tracking tool for over 4,700 sites

InterContinental Hotels Group is to roll out the IHG Green Engage programme, an online tool that will allow its estate of over 4,700 hotels to track their energy, carbon and water consumption.

Manufacturing

CSR initiatives are becoming increasingly common

Businesses and consumers share ‘warm glow’ of CSR

Business and consumers share both the burden and the 'warm glow' of CSR initiatives, according to new research from the University of Portsmouth.

Retail

The project is expected to be completed in early 2015

Marks and Spencer to install UK’s largest roof-mounted solar array

Marks and Spencer has revealed plans to install installing the UK's largest single roof-mounted solar panel array on its Castle Donington distribution centre.

Waste & Recycling

Greeredeem says it 'would strongly encourage' incentive schemes to local authorities

Councils’ ‘carrot’ approach boosts recycling

Local authorities that offer residents rewards to encourage recycling are significantly more likely to see recycling rates improved, compared to those that introduce compulsory recycling schemes.

Energy

The project is expected to be completed in early 2015

Marks and Spencer to install UK’s largest roof-mounted solar array

Marks and Spencer has revealed plans to install installing the UK's largest single roof-mounted solar panel array on its Castle Donington distribution centre.

Transport & Cities

The ICR's 30 signatories could collaboratively make annual savings of 24million tonnes of CO2 equivalent by 2050

Infrastructure companies commit to reducing carbon emissions

More companies have signed up to the Infrastructure Carbon Review, an initiative that aims to encourage carbon reductions throughout the infrastructure supply chain.

Green Living

The campaign aims to help people 'use less, waste less and pay less'

The Big Energy Vision ‘to empower households to take control’

John Lewis, Kingfisher, Citizens Advice, the National Trust and other businesses and charities have formed The Big Energy Vision, a campaign that aims 'to empower UK households to take control of rising energy bills'.

Design

The initiative will engage with students, designers, teaching staff, industry experts and researchers

Kering partners with London College of Fashion on sustainability

Kering has collaborated with the London College of Fashion's Centre for Sustainable Fashion to engage young designers in issues surrounding sustainability.

Events

The initiative will engage with students, designers, teaching staff, industry experts and researchers

Kering partners with London College of Fashion on sustainability

Kering has collaborated with the London College of Fashion's Centre for Sustainable Fashion to engage young designers in issues surrounding sustainability.