Those involved in waste reduction and disposal, from academia to landfill operation, are being invited to apply for a slice of the £4 million up for grabs for research in the field.
Small business can gain economically as well by raising their awareness of environmental issues, according to the Environment Agency.
Ofwat has laid out plans to strengthen compensation protection for customers who suffer sewer flooding.
The Scottish Parliament has released figures showing the country is likely to recycle 25% of domestic waste by 2006, the self-imposed target set in its National Waste Plan.
A broken hose on a Japanese oil tanker has deposited thousands of litres of oil into the Gulf of Thailand before safety measures kicked in to halt the leak.
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