The Government is not giving bio-energy a chance to fulfil its carbon-saving potential with a "piecemeal policy" that ignores bio-mass heat generation and focuses solely on bio-fuels for transport and electricity, a parliamentary committee has said.
Water companies are saving no more than a mug of water per customer per year because of their failure to invest in household water efficiency, a report from an influential Labour think tank says.
Sheffield City's urban environment presents a complex challenge when it comes to managing air quality. Richard Hill and Mark Daly outline how the council is rising to the task
In-vessel composting is a cost-effective, proven technology that is gaining
prominence in the UK. Alexander Maddan explains why
Single-use plastic bags are widely used for collecting compost, but local authorities need to be aware of the knock-on effects that the choice of bag can have. Tony Breton explains
If the UK is to meet its packaging waste targets, it must increase recycling levels - and fast. Maxine Perella spoke to Valpak to find out how they are working with councils to address this
New guidance on waste management PFI contracts has recently been issued by Defra. David Kilduff and Richard Holmes analyse its content and implications for local authorities
The London Borough of Tower Hamlets is working with Muslim faith groups to encourage them to recycle more, and helping to change hearts and minds in the process
Insufficient recycling and reuse of non-metallic components is hindering UK compliance with the end-of-life vehicles directive. LAWR looks at what's being done to address this
To be a truly great environmental manager, you need to start communicating. And you begin by convincing your board of directors to buy into environmental management, says DHL Express's Nicola Stopps
When it comes to assessing environmental risk, historical maps could play a vital role in filling the information gap. Richard Pawlyn reports.
As the cost of land remediation soars, a significant development in field-based decision making has been rolled out. Tom Idle reports on the mobile environmental laboratory
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