One central London council expects to recycle an extra 50,000 water bottles from thirsty runners as the London Marathon passes through its borough this Sunday.
Students in Melton Mowbray returned from the Easter holiday to start the term in their new green school building.
Primary schools in Wales are showing the way on the sustainability front as a growing number of authorities embrace green building techniques as new facilities are needed.
The Irish government is to spend almost €100m on rural water supply this year, with the bulk going towards improving water quality.
A cat ended up making an unplanned trip to a Scottish recycling plant after he was accidentally picked up as part of a house clearance.
The UK is among the quickest countries in Europe to give wind farms planning consent.
Despite apparent cross-party support for the green agenda, the General Election still brings the risk that progress towards a low carbon economy will be disrupted, says Adrian Wilkes.
Those concerned about the plight of the planet are being asked to make pledges to take action to reduce their environmental impact as events all over the world celebrate Earth Day.
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