Carbon capture company secures Queen’s Award

Carbon8 Systems, the Kent-based world leader in the permanent capture of carbon dioxide using industrial waste and contaminated soils, has received the Queen’s Award for Enterprise: Innovation 2017. The company, formed in 2006 and a spin-out from the University of...

Carbon8 Systems recognised by the United Nations

The United Nations publication GEO6 (the sixth Global Environment Outlook Assessment for the pan-European region) recognises the importance of accelerated carbonation in tackling climate change, as well as supporting the waste hierarchy and recognising the...

Indo-UK Environmental Research Centre (IU-CERI) UK launch

A new era of scientific collaboration between the UK and India was launched at the University of Greenwich on 24 October 2016 with the opening of the Indo-UK Centre for Environment Research and Innovation (IU-CERI). Professor Colin Hills, Professor of Environment...

INTERREG IV project SAPICO2 complete

The INTERREG IV project, which undertook a Channel region study of both the UK and France, considered the potential to treat new hazardous wastes that had not previously been investigated. Of these, four new wastes that were previously sent to landfill were...