• Industry opinion

    Current government policies aside, the net zero by 2050 target is a legal obligation, and that is a huge problem for green skills. David Pierpoint, Chief Executive at The Retrofit Academy, may have a solution
  • Ahead of the curve

    IStructE’s Will Arnold and Patrick Hayes have a plan for reducing embodied carbon and material reuse that may feel like a bold vision of the future, but it is achievable, notes Denise Chevin
  • Smart buildings

    The Smart Buildings Show is taking place at ExCeL London on 18-19 October 2023. Smart buildings help with operating costs and performance management.
  • Unsure of your next steps to achieving CEnv, REnvP or REnvTech?

    Introducing the Registration 101 drop-in sessions: access free guidance from the SocEnv team to progress your application. Held via Microsoft Teams, you can join a session from anywhere in the world. The new drop-in sessions are an informal chance to quiz the team about the next steps towards your Chartered Environmentalist (CEnv), Registered Environmental Practitioner (REnvP) or Registered Environmental Technician (REnvTech) goal.
  • Industry opinion

    Greg Smith, Technical Operations Manager at CSG Recovery, says businesses must be educated to sort and separate hazardous waste to maximise recycling potential.
  • What a waste

    A new report from Qflow reveals that one in three legally-required waste transfer notes are non-compliant, revealing huge gaps in our understanding of how waste is managed in the construction sector.
  • Nutrient neutrality

    In place since 2017, nutrient neutrality rules in dozens of protected areas across England meant local authorities were prevented from approving any new development that was projected to add to river nutrients such as phosphates and nitrates, either through wastewater from new homes or run-off from building sites.
  • PAS2080 explained

    The recently updated PAS 2080:2023 standard sets out how we can tackle the challenges caused by climate change and promote sustainable practices in the built environment.
  • From library to learning

    Arcadis’ Lenders, Investors and Insurers (LII) team's heritage professionals were collaborators in a highly-commended project that restored and conserved the Grade II listed Old Library in Liverpool into a new childcare nursery and community space.
  • Power up on energy speeds

    Anthony Ainsworth, Chief Operating Officer at Npower Business Solutions, says energy resilience and sustainability measures should be the investment priority this year.
  • New York is sinking

    Researchers, writing for the Earth’s Future journal, have stated that New York City is subsiding by 1-2mm a year, with some areas sinking faster.
  • Dam busters

    The UK Environment Agency has been trialling ways to work with the environment to tackle flooding in urban and country environments. So have they cracked it?