A development bank has loaned millions of dollars into improving the waste infrastructure - and environment - in the capital of Tajikistan.
Two fifths of farmers who have applied for Farm Waste Management Scheme (FWMS) grants have not completed development work yet, according to a survey.
Excessive levels of lead contamination have been found in 23 water supplies around Ireland, according to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Office workers are creating a mountain of waste paper by printing out documents they don't need.
The national database of brownfield sites needs to catch up with industry developments if the UK is to deliver on its goal of 60% of new homes on previously-used land by 2020.
The European Union has banned the export of mercury in an effort to reduce the global supply of the highly toxic heavy metal.
Carbon has officially became a tradable commodity in the USA, with New York Governor David Paterson presiding over the launch of the nation's first ever auction of CO2 allowances.
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