Energy & Recycling

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 »

AUB awarded £1.6m for plastics research centre to help shape products of tomorrow – and the past

Arts University Bournemouth (AUB) has secured £1.6m funding from Research England to create a new centre for research into plastics innovation and curation. Experts... READ MORE »

£2.5m wash plant upgrade is ‘fantastic addition’ to firm’s longtime recycling service for Dorset councils

Eco Sustainable Solutions have installed a new state-of-the-art wash plant at their Eco Park facilities in Christchurch to help recycle more of the waste they receive... READ MORE »

Locals gather to launch first of three Dorset solar farms representing £1m local investment

Voltalia recently invited Dorset locals to come and celebrate the opening of its largest UK solar energy facility to date – and there’s more where that came from... READ MORE »

Lighthouse Poole swaps tungsten for LED in its theatre thanks to new Energy Partnership

Lighthouse has announced Volvo Cars Poole as its Official Energy Partner. The new partnership will enable the arts centre to improve the energy efficiency of its theatre... READ MORE »

First say for public on proposed new energy from waste combined heat & power facility

Views are being sought about a proposed new Energy from Waste Combined Heat and Power facility (EfW CHP) in Dorset. UK-based company MVV Environment Ltd is looking to... READ MORE »

Harry gives Lewis-Manning's Christmas tree & recycling service his personal seal of approval

The Christmas trees haven't even been decorated yet but already preparations are being made for when they come down. Lewis-Manning Hospice Care’s Christmas tree... READ MORE »

What happens to your food and green waste as Eco releases latest annual facts and figures

Ever wondered what happens to your food and green waste? Organic recycling and waste processing specialist Eco Sustainable Solutions has the answer. The Parley-based... READ MORE »