A government approved accreditation scheme may have cleared more than 1m tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2) from the atmosphere, according to the Forestry Commission.
With the eyes of the world on Old Trafford during the London 2012 Olympic football tournament, Manchester United has been awarded a newly-launched international sustainability certification.
Food waste generated by households has dropped significantly since the UK went into recession, but food poverty appears to be on the rise according to latest research.
Around 80% of a product's environmental impact is locked in at the design stage. If we can find the key, we are well on the way to creating a circular economy, maintains Sophie Thomas
Lots to report on the energy-from-waste (EfW) front this week, with major infrastructure due to come on-stream across England, Scotland and Wales over the next three years.
Food chain suppliers could benefit from what is being hailed as the UK's first commercial small scale anaerobic digestion (AD) system for localised food waste treatment.
High profile names such as David Attenborough, Richard Branson and Vivienne Westwood have announced their support for the Greener upon Thames campaign, which aims to have the London Olympic Games 2012 plastic bag free.
The Government is failing to tackle the issue of resource efficiency and must act quickly to address the problem, industry leaders have warned.
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