Five young eco-entrepreneurs set for big things in 2018

Five young eco-entrepreneurs set for big things in 2018

SMEs account for over 90% of the UK’s low-carbon sector, estimated to be worth £121bn to the UK economy, and are the driving force behind progress and innovation in this space.

Here are five young entrepreneurs from the programmes who we believe are set for big things in 2018.

Are low carbon modular homes the answer for Swansea?

Ajmal Rahman, Chair of WElink; Chairman Peng, CNBM; Cllr Rob Stewart, Leader of the City of Swansea Council

Are low carbon modular homes the answer for Swansea?

Swansea Council has signed an agreement with Live Verde to explore options that could help tackle the city’s need for more housing in future.

Swansea event addresses sustainability

Chris Jenkins, director of EFT Consult.

Swansea event addresses sustainability

Industry experts at an event held in Swansea addressed the advantages of organisations contributing towards a resource efficient and low-carbon economy.

The Rise of Renewable Energy in the UK

The Rise of Renewable Energy in the UK

On 11 June 2017, something remarkable happened. Strong sunshine and a fierce wind pushed the carbon intensity of producing power below the magic threshold of 100g of CO2 per kilowatt hour. For a short while, low carbon energy powered 70% of homes and businesses in the UK.

Entrepreneur launches ‘revolutionary’ recycling business

Clementine Duckett from LCF Law with Richard Todd of Allium Organics with the company’s new landfill generator.

Entrepreneur launches ‘revolutionary’ recycling business

A Yorkshire entrepreneur has launched one of the country’s most advanced recycling businesses which uses technology to turn organic and food waste into energy.

Jutexpo passes 65 million jute bag sales

Jutexpo passes 65 million jute bag sales

The Worcestershire-based firm is celebrating its 15th anniversary by confirming its position as the world’s biggest supplier of jute bags, selling more than 65 million bags since the company was formed in 2002.

Is the internal combustion engine dead?

Is the internal combustion engine dead?

Norway and the Netherlands will ban new sales of petrol and diesel cars by 2025, India by 2030, Scotland and Sweden intend to enforce a ban by 2032, with the rest of the UK and France following by 2040.