Boston cracks down on illegal vehicle dismantlers

The Environment Agency is cracking down on illegal vehicle dismantlers and unlicensed scrap metal dealers in Boston, Lincolnshire. It is working with officers from Lincolnshire County Council and Boston Borough Council. They have carried out a third visit to sites in the area, giving operators final warnings and deadlines to comply. Waste oil from dismantled vehicles […]

Flashing brolly-inspired kit saves Yanks energy and money

A new type of technology which was inspired by a flashing umbrella is now saving energy in a million American homes. Researchers behind the device say the idea came from an earlier invention – a brolly with a handle which flashes every time meteorologists predict wet weather. Similarly the ‘Energy Orb’ alerts homeowners when energy […]