Energy & Recycling

Newly-elected MP praises “impressive” recycling company after a tour of its 32-acre site in Parley

Newly re-elected MP Sir Christopher Chope has gone behind the scenes at one of the UK’s most successful recycling companies. Sir Christopher, who was returned as the MP... READ MORE »

Recycling company sees ecommerce sales more than double with the launch of dedicated website

A Dorset recycling company has seen online sales more than double after launching a dedicated ecommerce website. Eco Sustainable Solutions says the site is now generating... READ MORE »

Modular running shoe & electric tractor among student innovations to be shown in Bournemouth

More than 100 final-year students are set to show off their designs and prototypes later this month at Bournemouth University’s Festival of Design and Engineering... READ MORE »

Christchurch start-up with green ambitions boosted by SWIG Finance loan

A Dorset-based company, which has developed ground-breaking technology to recycle plastic waste and turn it into low-carbon building materials, has received a £21,000... READ MORE »

National renewable energy wholesaler plans open day to celebrate Bournemouth expansion

A national renewable energy wholesaler has opened a new branch in Bournemouth. HDM Solar started trading in the town in April 2024. Starting out with a team of six, the... READ MORE »

What a thriller! Movie gives food for thought as recycling company is chosen for film location

Lights, camera, action! A Dorset company which recycles thousands of tonnes of food waste every year is the unlikely star of a new short movie. Final year BA film... READ MORE »

100-year-old Wimborne independent electronics store goes solar

A Wimborne electronics store is turning to solar energy to power its hundreds of domestic appliances, televisions and home cinemas. Dacombes of Wimborne, a family... READ MORE »

Southbourne sustainability movement Eco Sobo scales up plans

Eco Sobo, which was originally intended to be an eco-fair for Southbourne in May, has been scaled up into a full eco-movement with monthly sustainability workshops and... READ MORE »

Sunny side up: Verwood manufacturers bigHead slash energy bills thanks to major solar installation

Verwood manufacturing firm bigHead now sources around half its power from the sun thanks to works carried out by its Wiltshire neighbours, Good Energy. bigHead has saved... READ MORE »

Eco helps charities raise a record £57,788 from Christmas tree recycling

A Dorset recycling company has been thanked by three charities after helping them raise a record amount from the collection of Christmas trees. Eco Sustainable Solutions... READ MORE »