The UK is currently facing a drought and hosepipe bans in many parts of the country. So it will come as no surprise to hear that a report out today calls on Europe in general needs to use water more efficiently or risk undermining its economy.
US carmaker Ford yesterday announced a major commitment by to cut water use by 30% and reduce landfill waste by 70% across its European plants.
Water management is still lower down the agenda for world’s leading companies than climate change despite the recent high-profile drought in Texas and floods in Thailand, according to a new report.
Energy efficient water heating could save US consumers 37% on average compared to conventional technologies, saving nearly $18 billion, according to a report.
A well-installed solar water heating system can provide up to 60% of a home’s hot water needs, according to the largest trial of its kind undertaken by the UK’s Energy Saving Trust.
The European Commission today set out a ‘roadmap’ aimed at making the region’s economy sustainable by 2050.