As the Government prepares to launch its multi-million Recycle Now campaign next Monday, the environmental benefits provided by recycling waste materials are still being questioned by some.
A campaign to combat the 300 million ashtrays worth of smoking-related litter dumped onto the capital's streets has been launched this week by London Mayor Ken Livingstone.
Ireland has taken a stand against other countries trafficking their nuclear waste nearby and requested assurance from the US and France that proposed shipments "will not enter Irish waters."
D1 Oils plc announced its intetntion to raise £20 million through listing its shares on the Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in order to become a leading global producer and supplier of biofuels.
The Scottish Executive is considering activating an emergency funding scheme to provide assistance to help communities affected by heavy flooding in August.
A toolkit designed to increase and improve understanding of renewable energy technology in buildings was launched in London this week by London Renewables.
Liberal Democrat Shadow Environment Minister Sue Doughty has again condemned the government's incompetence in dealing with the changes to hazardous waste rulings after the implementation of the Landfill Directive in July.
The Liberal Democrats have announced a series of measures to reward environmentally friendly activities and penalise environmentally damaging ones, at their party conference this week.
The Campaign to Protect Rural England (CPRE) has stepped up its campaign to prevent large swathes of the countryside being swamped by mobile phone masts.
The Environment Agency has unveiled a fly-tipping database to help local authorities to catch illegal fly-tippers, and has already used it with great success.
A report by the Netherlands Environmental Assessment Agency (MNP) has given an assessment of current European environmental policies to present to the Dutch EU presidency.
The United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP) and the European Commission signed a Memorandum of understanding this week to strengthen their cooperation in fighting global threats to the environment.
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