Decibel levels are to be charted along major roads in 20 English towns and cities as part of the Government plans to tackle noise pollution.
Londoners have long been able to catch up with the latest news and football results with SMS messaging services but now there is a new text vying for space in the inbox - pollution updates.
Recycling in Scotland has surged by 5% in just one year, though at 17% the figure still lags a long way behind many of our European neighbours.
Profits from the sale of Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs) have been used to improve steel recovery by recycling giant Corus.
As government workers leave the jacket and tie at home and salarymen are urged to follow suit, further measures are being taken to cool the sweltering cities.
A four-month roadshow designed to sell the benefits of renewable energy - and wear down the opposition - has been launched in Scotland.
Agricultural and urban run-off is still the most widespread pollution risk in English and Welsh rivers, new figures show.
Two consultancies dominate the survey when it comes to contaminated land, Atkins and Enviros.
As waste management and recycling was considered the sector that most customers felt they would have an increased need for consultancy services, it is also the sector that we will start with as we examine who has the best reputation in each category.
BRE's Karim Ismail reports on Eco-Bio, a new process which is intended to tackle odour problems at source
Sludge-mixing is regarded by many as a black art. Dr Mick Dawson (BHR Group) illustrates how mixing processes can be quantified and how cost savings can be made
Monsal and United Utilities recently held a conference on advanced digestion technology. Aidan Cumiskey from Monsal reports on some of the key findings
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