A particularly awkward clean-up of 22,300m3 of contaminated sediments in Falmouth Marina has begun.
The shortlist for the Edie Awards for Environmental Excellence 2011 has been drawn up.
Scotland has fallen behind England and Wales on its national recycling performance as it failed to meet a key target to recycle 40% of household waste by the end of 2010.
The Environment Agency has published guidance and a position statement endorsing the use of ground source heating and cooling (GSHC).
A new report published today (July 4) warns that the over-abstraction of rivers is causing unsustainable pressure on the UK's water resources and is damaging the environment.
Shoppers are more likely to increase the amount of packaging they recycle if councils offer better kerbside collection schemes, according to new research out today (4 July).
Cork City Council has awarded its waste collection contract to Country Clean Recycling who will take over kerbside services in the city from August.
A waste prevention loan fund to encourage organisations to develop more resource-efficient business models has been launched by the Waste & Resources Action Programme (WRAP).
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