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Reading pioneers recycling scheme

Reading is to become the first place in the country to implement a new community recycling initiative that will see volunteers help to collect low-energy light bulbs for recycling.

The initiative has been created through a partnership between Recolight, the specialist WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, and CoBRA (Community Bulb Recycling Alliance). Recolight has increased its number of producer members by more than 20 per cent so far this year after a recruitment campaign.

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Tadao Ando’s first permanent project in the UK, a series of fountains that pour water over embedded lighting, will be built as part of a new landscaping plan outside the Connaught Hotel in London.

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Profits double at Dialight

LED specialist Dialight doubled its profits in 2010 and saw sales rise by 28 per cent.