Innovation, good practice and sustainable investment by business is vital if we are to create a sustainable local economy that meets the challenges of a low carbon future.
Island businesses and organisations are drawing on the best ideas and resources on sustainability in an environment where change and development is rapid. Find out what's happening....
UK’s first ‘steam from waste’ plant opens on the Isle of Wight
Vestas seeks planning consent for £50 million UK R&D centre
Plans underway for first wood fuel processing plant on Isle of Wight
Isle of Wight looks to structural changes in its local food market
Largest Code Level 4 housing development in the UK moves forward
Turning up the temperature: small-scale biomass heat
These news items come from GreenWise; an independent daily information service for businesses – large and small – that want to learn more about the opportunities and challenges of moving to a low carbon economy. Local business RubandScrub, headlines on the GreenWise website will be highlighted here on the Eco Island website in association with GreenWise.
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A number of innovative business and community sector projects are taking place on the Island, checking new sustainability related technologies, reviving older ideas and testing out new markets as consumer and business needs change. The GreenWise website reports on research outcomes and local projects can be found at our case study pages by clicking here.