Coastal Landfills

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Cristina Ortega and Emma Preston are environmental consultants at Groundsure. In this blog, they take a look at landfill sites that have been located near to the coast. If you have any comments or questions about this blog, please contact cristina.ortega@groundsure.com We already know that landfills are particularly harmful to the environment and, amongst other issues,

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Food Waste

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Cristina Ortega is an environmental consultant at Groundsure. In this post, Cristina discusses food waste and landfill sites. If you have any questions or comments about this article, you can contact the residential consultancy team by email or by calling us on 08444 159 000. There are many reasons why it’s important to recycle as much as possible. With the

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Air Pollution

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Cristina Ortega is an environmental consultant at Groundsure. In this post, she discusses air pollution and the impact that this can have on the environment. If you have any questions or comments about this article, you can contact the residential consultancy team via email at residential@groundsure.com. There is nothing better than being in the countryside

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Water Pollution

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Cristina Ortega is a Groundsure environmental consultant.  In this post she discusses water pollution and the impact this can have on the environment and property transactions. If you have any questions or comments about this article you can contact Cristina via email at cristina.ortega@groundsure.com. Water pollution Did you know that the annual average amount of

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Heat generated from the London Underground

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Everyone who ­­­­­­has travelled on London’s tube will know that it’s often really hot. I am personally not a big fan of crowded places, even more so when they reach up to 35°C degrees in peak hour. Last year, in the month of July, the temperature recorded was over 35°C 1 between Oxford Circus and Liverpool

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Green Cities

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The majority of the people in the world live in urban areas. The idea of city life has always been attractive for people. However, the consequences of growth – like traffic congestion, urban extension, waste, and environmental pollution –  have negatively affected the quality of living. In Europe, we currently use 16 tonnes of material

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The Importance of Coastal Defence for Flood Risk

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The importance of choosing an appropriate coastal defence to prevent risk of flooding. Coastal erosion and flooding risk. Ria Formosa, Praia do Faro (Portugal). Coastal system exposed to erosion tends to disappear without the appropriate coastal defence. Picture taken by Cristina Ortega. The coast is a dynamic environment located where land, sea and air meet.

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