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Footprint Awards 2014 Winners Announced

THE WINNERS of the fourth annual Footprint Awards were last night [22nd May] finally revealed at a glittering ceremony at the prestigious East Wintergarden, after a series of recounts due to nail-bitingly close judging scores across the categories. In an unprecedented turn of events, which organisers hailed as another sign that entry standards in 2014…
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Local sustainability heroes announced!

WE ARE delighted to announce the shortlist for the 2014 Footprint Awards Community Vote.                   Part of the annual Footprint Awards programme, the Community Vote asks the nation to vote for any local food outlet that they believe demonstrates commitment to sustainability and reducing negative impact on…
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Leading sustainability scientist inducted into Royal Academy of Engineering

 A LEADING UK scientist has become Britain’s first Professor of Sustainable Chemical Engineering, after being elected into the Royal Academy of Engineering.   Adisa Azapagic, who leads the Sustainable Industrial Systems research group at Manchester University, is world renowned for her work on lifecycle analysis of products and industrial processes, and has won numerous awards…
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Meat and veg for rich, lab steaks and veg pills for the rest

NEW REPORT shows how food choices will change if industry and government don’t get to grips with climate change.   UK consumers could be left with steaks grown in laboratories and pills instead of vegetables if more isn’t done to tackle climate change.   By 2050, restaurants could also become the exclusive domain of only…
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