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Canada bans fluorescents

The Government of Canada has announced that it is to start the process of banning fluorescent lamps and other mercury-containing light sources from 2025. The Regulations Amending the Products Containing Mercury Regulations will prohibit the import and manufacture of the most common lamps containing mercury for general...

Scottish Parliament

Scottish Parliament passes landmark Circular Economy Bill

The Scottish Parliament has passed its landmark Circular Economy Bill which will give ministers and local authorities north of the border powers to cut waste and drive up recycling and reuse. Ministers will be able to set local recycling targets as well as set statutory targets...

Glamox o21W wall light

Wall light is made from 45% recycled aluminium

A vandal-resistant Dark Sky-certified wall light from Glamox is manufactured with 45 per cent recycled aluminium. The company says that the O21-W luminaire, aimed at commercial and public buildings, limits light pollution while supports a circular economy. The fitting is made to be disassembled so that parts...

Trojan backs Circular Lighting Live 2024

Trojan Lighting backs Circular Lighting Live 2024

Trojan Lighting has thrown its backing behind Circular Lighting Live 2024. The company – a specialist in energy saving and intelligent lighting for the commercial, retail and public sectors – joins Signify, Holophane Europe Ltd, Glamox, ASD Lighting PLC, Prime Light | Group, Mymesh by Chess UK,...

Fagerhult to recycle its aluminium

Fagerhult in pilot project to reuse aluminium

European lighting giant Fagerhult is exploring the recycling of its aluminium for reuse in its luminaires. It has teamed up with specialist company Hydro Extrusion Sweden in a pilot project to test circular processes for the reuse of aluminium – focusing on efficiency and preserving the...

Glamox net zero targets achieved

Glamox net-zero plan approved

Glamox’s ambitious plan to achieve net zero by 2045 has been given a stamp of approval by the respected Science Based Target initiative (SBTi). The organisations has validated that the greenhouse gas emissions reductions targets submitted by Glamox conform with the SBTi Corporate Net Zero Standard....

Light Projects backs CLL

Light Projects Evolve backs Circular Lighting Live 2024

Light Projects Evolve has thrown its weight behind Circular Lighting Live 2024. It joins major lighting brands including Signify, Holophane, Glamox,  ASD, Prime Light, Mymesh, Stoane Lighting, Trojan Lighting, Bell Lighting and Llumarlite in supporting the event, billed as the UK’s largest event dedicated to sustainable...

Shoplight Autumn Naturals pendants

Shoplight unveils bio pendant range

UK retail lighting specialist Shoplight has unveiled a range of decorative pendants made from natural materials and recycled waste from industrial by-products. The company describes it as a range ‘that supports circular economy principles transforming by-products and waste into a creative resource’. The Autumn Naturals range is...

London Bridge

Remanufacture of 6,000 office lights saves 8 tons of steel

The remanufacture of 6,000 office luminaires at a building in London Bridge is saving the production of 7.9 tons of mild steel and reducing energy and carbon by 61 per cent. The lights at the 37,000 square metre office complex are being upgraded from fluorescent...

Philip Payne Arden wood emergency exit sign

Wood emergency exit sign uses 30% less carbon

An emergency exit made with a housing of oak has 30 per cent less embodied carbon than a standard model. The DALI surface mounted version of the Arden from UK firm Philip Payne has an embodied carbon score of 29.87kg CO₂e. The firm says the wooden signs...

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