Press Releases

Family foraging for food afternoon

May 15, 2014 11:55 BST Rochdale Borough Council Join NatureEd for some seasonal scavenging at Hollingworth Lake, perfect for all the family.

River Stewards in the Making

May 14, 2014 16:38 BST Rochdale Borough Council The First Rochdale Scout Group is getting involved in an exciting new project to become Junior River Stewards and to work towards their Environment Partnership Award in conjunction with Rochdale Borough Council and Groundwork.

Rugged SMD PCB terminals with push-in connection technology

May 14, 2014 10:40 BST Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact is expanding its line of surface mount device (SMD) components with the new SPT-SMD PCB terminal. The push-in connector with integrated spring-cage connection makes it easy to connect and disconnect wires up to 1.5 mm² without any special tools.

geo launches in-home display for the Netherlands to coincide with smart meter roll-out

May 13, 2014 15:06 BST Green Energy Options ("geo") Recent UK research endorses use of IHDs with smart meters to engage consumers and save energy

May 13, 2014 14:32 BST Bury Council Residents are being urged to think carefully before agreeing to give work to doorstep callers.

Anti-litter John takes pride in his community

May 13, 2014 12:03 BST Bury Council John Holt of Chesham Tenants and Residents Association is the latest local resident to sign the Bury Street Care pledge and receive a free litter pack.

Recharge announces 4040 new energy leaders

May 12, 2014 15:39 BST Recharge 40 | 40

Recharge announces 4040 new-energy leaders

May 12, 2014 15:00 BST Recharge Recharge has today announced the final selection for its 4040 initiative, which will bring together young new-energy pioneers in a unique forum. The 40 are made up of a diverse group of individuals from across the globe, from the worlds of renewables technology, finance, development, social engagement and advocacy.

Sustainable investments are winners in the long run

May 12, 2014 13:35 BST Church of Sweden The carbon footprint of the Church of Sweden’s Swedish investments in equities proved to be about one third smaller than what would have been the case if a corresponding amount had been invested in the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm index. This is revealed in an annual report published by the Church of Sweden. For the first time, the report presents both the financial result and a “climate result”.

Valve plug-in connector with energy-reducing function

May 12, 2014 12:36 BST Phoenix Contact UK Phoenix Contact has developed a valve plug-in connector with energy reducing function which can achieve a saving in energy costs of up to 50% on a hydraulic valve, for example, compared with using a conventional valve plug-in connector.