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A report which claims that London should seek to limit the amount of materials it sends to Energy-from-Waste (EfW) has been met by a mixed response from members of the sustainability community.
The Church of England has provided worshippers with a calendar of tips to avoid using single-use plastic during Lent, with MPs and environmental law firm ClientEarth also agreeing to the pledge.
The UK Government's Renewable Heat Incentive (RHI) scheme has "not achieved value for money", according to the National Audit Office (NAO).
Almost three-quarters of sustainability professionals working within public sector organisations believe the UK's impending departure from the European Union (EU) will hinder the delivery of their strategies and projects, according to a new report launched by edie today (28 February).
The BBC has announced it will launch a new "three-step plan" to remove single-use plastics from its operations by 2020.
Carlsberg has reduced its carbon emissions by 16% in two years, driven by the elimination of coal as a fuel source at nine breweries in China, as outlined in the company's latest sustainability report.
Digital payments multinational Visa has become the latest firm to join The Climate Group's RE100 project with a pledge to use 100% renewable across its operations by 2019.
The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) has encouraged governments to start taxing CO2 emissions more aggressively, in a new report which warns that current taxation levels are not enough to fight climate change effectively.
Britain's oldest water brand, Harrogate Water, has stepped up its plastic efforts with the announcement that all products will contain 50% recycled content from April 2018.
It was a month of big plastic pledges, electric vehicle (EV) excitement and the launch of Mission Possible. Take a look back at February's biggest sustainability stories in this brand-new round-up.
As reports emerge that UK ministers are likely to reject a plastic bottle deposit scheme, Britain's largest independent bottled water company has agreed to place the iconic 'Tidyman' logo on its products in a new partnership with Keep Britain Tidy.
EXCLUSIVE: The National Trust is continuing its march towards self-sufficient energy generation, having produced 12% of its heat from on-site renewable energy sources in 2016 – four years ahead of Britain's national renewable heat targets.
The UK can become entirely self-sufficient for its energy needs if businesses and policymakers can together demonstrate a strengthened support for existing low-carbon technologies, a new report from research organisation Centre for Alternative Technology (CAT) has claimed.
A new House of Lords report which finds that Government support for low-carbon technologies has led to rising prices for electricity consumers has been labelled "confused" and "misconceived" by sections of the green community.
Commuters attempting to navigate around London and other UK cities on public transport can now generate routes that keep clear of areas with high levels of air pollution, through a new data collection add-on for the world's number one transport app Moovit.
Streetlights connected to electricity networks in Kensington and Chelsea will now act as charge points for electric vehicles (EVs), while a Lanarkshire-based IT specialist has agreed to fund development of wind-harvesting lampposts in the UK.
In a week that saw the private sector strengthen its resource and ethics commitments, edie rounds up the low-carbon, resource efficient technologies and innovations that could drive business agendas in the future.
Co-op has become the first UK retailer to only sell and use 100% Fairtrade cocoa in its products, and has called on other retailers to increase their commitments to the Fairtrade initiative.
The world's biggest furniture retailer Ikea has launched a new range of kitchen fronts made from recycled polyethylene terephthalate (PET) plastic bottles and reclaimed wood, eliminating the need for virgin oil-based plastics in the range.
Swedish food processing and packaging company Tetra Pak has today (2 February) pledged to reduce emissions by 58% through a partnership with the Science Based Targets Initiative (SBT).
The European Commission has launched legal proceedings against the UK for its failure to cut air pollution, particularly the toxic gas, nitrogen dioxide (NOx).
Coca-Cola Enterprises has released the first set of results from a nationwide consumer-facing recycling campaign in France, a country where it is looking to replicate the success of its British closed loop bottle recycling model.
A new technology strategy aimed at turning Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) into a mainstream carbon abatement technology has been launched.
Lights made from recycled plastic bottles will soon go on the
market following an international study led by Nottingham Trent
The European Organisation for Packaging and the Environment (EUROPEN) has called for a "realistic" approach to European Union packaging targets, stating that "tailored" efforts are still needed to help some member states reach targets.
Plastic packaging made from the fermented wastewater of processed juice could save industry millions in production costs and tap into growing consumer demand for environmentally friendly products.
Planes that use far less fuel and wind turbines that significantly increase energy production will be the result of a new scientific project into aerodynamics, say researchers.
After ten years, The Crown Estate's award-winning sustainability strategy had become so embedded in operations it was no longer needed. Instead it now simply informs all aspects of one holistic business plan according to head of sustainability Mark Gough.
More than 100 jewellery retailers, from high street to high end, are endorsing ethical purchasing of jewellery on Valentine's Day by committing to more responsible sourcing of precious metals.
The consortium behind the London Array offshore wind farm has today confirmed that plans to expand the project have been abandoned following a review of the sites environmental impact.