They can be recycled over and over again and are already the world's most recycled drinks packaging item - but many steel and aluminium cans used outside of the home are not being recycled.
New Climate Change Secretary Ed Miliband has been told in his first week on the job that the UK must increase its 2050 greehouse gas reduction targets from 60% to at least 80%.
Businesses are still queuing up to reduce their energy use and carbon emissions despite the current economic downturn.
Every day brings a tsunami of press releases from PR companies trumpeting about the green triumphs of their clients. Tom Idle dons a life jacket, wades in, and tries to locate the truth among all the greenwash
Landia has helped a dairy to meet strict discharge consents with a submersible mixer, which has improved the mixing and aeration of the effluent plant's balance tank
Groundwater protection was a particular concern in transporting wastewater near the Croatian capital of Zagreb. Austrian pipeline specialist Hobas found the solution, writes Eduard Hesky of the company
Merseyside-based Industrial Purification Systems has brought a technology to market that, it says, bridges the gap between conventional water filter systems and the more advanced membrane technology
A US technology for the removal of solids collected in water filtration plants is now available in the UK. Peter Noyce, filtration specialist at GB Municipal, explains
Aviation features high on the environmental most-wanted list. And, as the airline industry is predicted to treble by 2030, this is not wholly unreasonable. But differences remain over how best to curb its emissions, writes Mike Scott
The UK's largest sustainable urban drainage system has been ten years in the making. Paul Brocklehurst of Catesby Property Group explains how the system has been effective in making this waterlogged land suitable for development
Polypipe Civils is investing heavily in advanced stormwater management systems. Natasha Wiseman spoke to marketing and development director Jason Shingleton to find out what is happening in the sector
Ethical investment has increased six-fold in the UK over the past decade. But what exactly do these ethics entail? Erik Jaques reports on the varying shades of green on offer
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