Dutch brewer Bavaria has signed a shared transportation agreement with Heinz and Mars to move their products across Europe by inland waterways as a new initiative designed to cut CO2 emissions.
The Government has awarded £21m of funding to help bring a range of
new and innovative low carbon products to market, the Department of
Energy and Climate Change (DECC) has announced today.
Major toothpaste company Colgate-Palmolive has achieved a 30% reduction in water use per tonne of product, mainly through improving its assessment of water use at its manufacturing sites.
FCC Environment has harvested its first crop of biomass fuel grown
on two of its restored landfill and quarry sites.
Ceredigion County Council's decision to collect beverage cartons from households has helped push the coverage of kerbside collections by local authorities to over 50% in the UK.
The Queen has announced that the Government will commit to updating energy infrastructure and to improving the water industry in her speech at Parliament today.
The pulp and paper industry's focus on water recycling, biogas
generation and sludge management is sustaining strong investments
in the water and wastewater treatment market.
Two British members of the European Parliament have formally written to Communities Secretary Eric Pickles, disputing the "incoherent" way he is implementing a European energy saving directive.
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