A former landfill site has been transformed into an eco-friendly wetland at a cost of almost £25million.
Yorkshire Water has signed a £6 million deal with Mitsubishi to purchase computer systems to control and operate its wastewater treatment facilities remotely.
Further funding of £2 million is being provided for projects in Northern Ireland to reduce waste to landfill through recycling or reuse.
Businesses could save £18 billion a year by generating less waste and using raw materials more efficiency.
The Environmental Audit Committee has warned that the Green Investment Bank could lose out on billions of pounds of investment.
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