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  • New energy recovery facility opened in Glasgow

    A new facility that will divert more than 200,000 tonnes of waste from landfill every year in Glasgow has officially been opened. The Glasgow Recycling and Renewable Energy Centre (GRREC) at Polmadie will use the waste to generate enough electricity to power more than 26,000 homes annually. The project, which has created 250 jobs and […]

    Posted at August 22, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on New energy recovery facility opened in Glasgow
  • Air pollution exposure ‘linked to depression and schizophrenia’

    People who grow up in areas with high levels of air pollution are more likely to develop depression, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. That’s according to new research, which found a “significant link” between exposure to environmental pollution and mental health, especially in childhood. Led by the University of Chicago, the research – which used a […]

    Posted at August 22, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Air pollution exposure ‘linked to depression and schizophrenia’
  • Wales’ first electric bus hits Newport

    The first electric bus in Wales has hit the roads in Newport this week. Newport Transport welcomed the arrival of its fully electric bus, which will go into service around the city later this month. It is one of 15 zero emission single deck buses ordered by the company, which are expected to be rolled […]

    Posted at August 21, 2019 » By : » Categories : News » Comments Off on Wales’ first electric bus hits Newport