The first international restaurant rating system which enables diners to choose a restaurant by its sustainability standards, was launched today by the Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA).
The average car sold in the EU in 2012 was 9% more fuel-efficient
than the average three years before, according to a report from the
European Environment Agency (EEA).
NI Water has introduced a planting programme to 'green up' the
roof of its new £8m extension to its wastewater treatment works
at Newcastle harbour.
Energy wasting amongst Brit's remains high despite 80% saying they consider energy saving measures, according to the latest Government figures.
Organisations are facing increasing challenges to balance business performance with environmental issues and these challenges have created a new area of green supply chain management, says Ron Basu.
The UK's greenhouse gas emissions (GHG) increased by 1.6% for the fourth quarter of 2012 from the third quarter due to an increase in demand for heating, according to Government data published today.
A huge opportunity exists to develop new, safer materials as
companies look to phase out hazardous substances and textiles from
their supply chains.
The latest international discussions on climate change have begun in Bonn today with the UN warning that a growing sense of urgency is needed as greenhouse gas emissions are set to reach record levels.
Defra's proposals for implementing the long-awaited MRF code of practice are not strong enough to effectively deliver the high standards that are needed across the materials recovery facility sector.
The cradle-to-cradle concept is now hugely influential in terms of sustainable product design. Bridgett Luther, president of the Cradle to Cradle Products Innovation Institute, tells Daan Elffers how this agenda is shaping up
Multi-purpose reservoirs can harmonise society and the environment but most are not being used to their full potential and could be waiting decades for major droughts or floods, says Black & Veatch's Alex Hamilton.
Scotland is ahead of schedule in delivering its targets in
community and local ownership of renewable energy projects.
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