Procter & Gamble (P&G) has announced its intention to reduce manufacturing waste to less than 0.5% of total waste to landfill and cut consumer use packaging by 20%, by 2020.
A leading IT expert has slammed the EU's proposed 5% reuse target for waste electrical and electronic equipment as "pathetic", arguing that it will do little to curb the environmental impact of e-waste.
The UK can achieve 100% renewables by 2050, if businesses are given the "confidence to invest" and a regional approach is taken, according to WWF.
Sainsbury's aims to become a zero waste to landfill retailer by 2020 and is confident that all new stores built after that date will produce zero carbon.
Scottish Water Horizons (SWH) has launched the first in a series of 'mini-hydro' energy power plants, using old waterworks around Scotland to generate renewable energy.
A pioneering boiler which claims to recover 15% of waste energy to pre-heat domestic water or space heating using condensing technology has launched.
An energy reduction company is promising to make strides into the UK market after attending its first energy show.
Over £5bn of private investment is needed to build enough waste plants to meet EU 2020 targets - but what will it take to make this a reality? Beverley Parrish and Matthew Venn attempt to find out
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