Thousands of those hit by last summer's floods in the UK are still living in temporary accommodation and insurers have warned that a million homeowners could suffer the same fate in the future.
Cheshire County Council has hit out at EU rules requiring it to find a new home for newts found on school land where building work is planned, arguing that a bill amounting to £15,000 per newt is 'ludicrous'.
In his first speech to the European Parliament for 16 years, Prince Charles has called for a global partnership to stop the ticking of the 'doomsday clock of climate change'.
Petrol pumps in the US will be pumping out more biofuel this year after the country's environmental watchdog beefed up regulations on renewable fuels.
Forgot to buy a loved one flowers this Valentine's Day? Well it seems there's a perfect excuse - growing roses is often bad for the environment and exploits workers in developing countries.
The Irish Prime Minister, Bertie Ahern, has suggested that congestion charges could soon be introduced in many cities in the country.
When it comes to the fast-moving world of waste law, not every facilities manager is up to speed on the changes and what they mean for their organisation, according to recent research
Front-line staff in Sheffield are benefiting from a training programme at Viridor that can lead to personal success and promotion
Modern waste management now requires a more a flexible approach when it comes to measuring technical competence. Claire Poole looks at how the industry is addressing this key area
Many of TransLinc's contracts involve overseeing a council's entire fleet, even if some vehicles are hired from other providers. This enables a superior service
If you want to replenish your fleet, but are conscious of your budget, one firm can offer options. Maxine Perella paid a flying visit to the Humberside company
Biogen's farm-based application of anaerobic digestion puts food waste to good use and closes the loop by putting back what it gets out. Maxine Perella reports
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