Public backs changes to recycling regulations

Public backs changes to recycling regulations

Proposed changes to the UK’s WEEE regulations, which aim to make the recycling of lighting products and other electrical goods cheaper and fairer, have received public backing in a government consultation.

Lack of lighting knowledge 'hinders energy savings'

Lack of lighting knowledge 'hinders energy savings'

Companies are missing out on big savings because of a lack of awareness of energy-efficiency measures such as lighting, according to a report published this week by the Confederation of British Industry.

Lighting helps the public sector save £1bn

Lighting helps the public sector save £1bn

The potential savings from public sector energy-efficiency projects financed by funding body Salix have passed the £1bn mark, the organisation says – and about a third of that comes from lighting.

First came the $10 bulb, now meet the $99 streetlight

First came the $10 bulb, now meet the $99 streetlight

Cree has announced the launch of a new streetlighting product in the US priced at just $99 (€74). The product and aggressive pricing strategy are designed to help local authorities to achieve a payback on a switch to LED in less than a year.