Microgeneration in Scotland will receive a boost of £3m over the next two years - a 60% increase on previous years - Scottish authorities said on Tuesday.
Technological solutions have their place but without the workforce on board, energy efficiency programmes are doomed to failure.
Although it has been two years since the introduction of the Landfill Directive companies working to clean up sites can be forgiven for feeling swamped by the constantly evolving regulations.
Tracking the environmental performance of organisations in your supply chain can be as an important as monitoring your own - but is often far more difficult.
Beijing is stepping up measures to cut water waste with checks on water use in "luxury" services such as car washes, golf courses and saunas, the Chinese state news agency reported on Tuesday.
The worsening drought in the South East has led to England's first drought order in more than a decade, giving Sutton and East Surrey Water the power to ban all non-essential water use.
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