Manchester City Council has become the first local authority to sign up to a voluntary agreement to slash the waste from its own construction projects.
Everyone should be reducing and avoiding carbon emissions - but offsetting projects can be a good way of reducing the impact of unavoidable greenhouse gas discharge, the UK Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has said.
Irish companies who've shown commitment to reducing their energy usage were rewarded last night.
For the first time SustainabilityLive! will play host to a conference focusing on how the environmental agenda is shaping business.
A hovercraft is being used for the first time by the Environment Agency to carry out sampling and survey work.
Regulations passed by government this week will seek to reduce waste from batteries by passing the cost of their collection and disposal back onto those who make them.
A former landfill site used between the 1960s and 1990s has been designated contaminated land after gas was found to be leaking close to nearby homes creating a 'unacceptable risk' to residents.
Environment Agency officers are engaged in a race against time to find those responsible for the clean-up of an old landfill site on the Sunderland coast before the waste is washed into the sea.
A college is encouraging staff and pupils to cycle to lectures in a bid to reduce traffic congestion and cut pollution around its campus.
Pressure is mounting on Alistair Darling to make the environment central to his budget announcement next week.
The Irish government has said, despite the economic downturn, it will continue to build social housing with greater energy efficiency.
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