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UK steelmakers and university experts are teaming together on a seven-year research programme aimed at boosting the productivity of the steel sector by championing carbon capture techniques and minimising industrial waste streams.
The UK Government has launched a 12-week consultation to explore how a "world-leading" tax on plastic packaging, standardised waste collections across the country and varying deposit return schemes for single-use items could overhaul and modernise the national waste management system.
Aspiring young sustainability, CSR and energy professionals from the likes of the BBC, innocent Drinks, Formula E and Harrods were among the inaugural members of edie's new 30 Under 30 initiative for 2019.
High-speed rail service Eurostar will phase-out plastic water bottles from its business lounges during 2019, in a move that will reduce the organisation's plastics footprint by more than 100,000 bottles annually.
As humanity's negative impacts on the planet continue to grow, a new landmark report from the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) is warning that the time period we have left to avert an "age of environmental breakdown" is growing rapidly smaller. Here, edie rounds up seven of the report's key findings.
Supermarket Iceland is trialing the removal of plastic packaging from its fruit and vegetable lines at one of its largest UK stores, in a bid to gauge whether consumers are willing to buy loose produce.
Green campaigners have begun lobbying for the UK Government and local authorities to offer free bus travel, after the latest official figures confirmed that transport was the most carbon-intense sector nationwide in 2017.
As part of our Mission Possible campaign, edie brings you this weekly round-up of five of the best sustainability success stories of the week from across the globe.
The consultation on the UK's waste management process has sparked new debates on standardised waste collections and the Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) regime. But the green economy wants to go "all in" on deposit return systems.
The UK Government has launched a new £3.5m initiative aimed at connecting the nation's largest cities in a collective effort to tackle climate challenges.
A decade on from Virgin Atlantic's first commercial flight using low-carbon fuel mix, the company's founder Sir Richard Branson believes that government incentives can help scale-up sustainable fuel use at a price on par with traditional aviation fuels.
The UK's first carbon capture demonstrator plant has opened today (1 March), providing a new treatment that can convert carbon dioxide into polyol compounds that can be used in various manufacturing processes.
The war on plastics has entered the rapidly growing online food delivery sector, with industry competitors Deliveroo and Just Eat both making pledges today (1 March) to cut down the amount of plastic packaging used by customers.
MPs have questioned the whereabouts of a consultation on single-use plastics first proposed by the Chancellor in last year's Autumn Budget.
Brewer Heineken has today (12 February) unveiled a new sustainability strategy that commits to ramping up renewable energy production, piloting an internal carbon price and setting science-based targets across distribution, cooling and packaging.
More than 100 global cities are now sourcing at least 70% of their electricity from renewables sources, new research has found.
Ikea is calling for households to join its latest joint venture - a collective energy switch that promises an exclusive 100% renewable electricity tariff.
New research has revealed that businesses within the purpose-driven B Corp movement are growing 28 times faster than the national economic growth of 0.5%.
Banking giant Lloyds has vowed to "help British people and businesses prosper" with a set of 2020 CSR targets which are aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
The Balearic islands' government has launched a pioneering plan to phase out greenhouse gas emissions by 2050, potentially setting itself on a collision course with the Spanish government.
Regeneration company Hayworth Estates has completed the installation of a 500KW wind turbine at a former surface mine in Derbyshire as the first of two new restoration projects to redevelop brownfield sites into low-carbon energy projects.
One of the world's largest paper companies, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP), has made 'moderate progress' on its forest conservation efforts, according to an independent investigation by the Rainforest Alliance.
The chairman of Parliament's Energy and Climate Change Committee says a new global climate deal due to be agreed at the COP21 Paris meeting must allow for carbon trading between countries.
Business Minister Matthew Hancock has unveiled details of a £50m investment from the UK Green Investment Bank (GIB) into a new fund targeting small-scale recycling and waste management projects across the country.
A biofuels industry group has struck back at a recent WRI report which questioned the sustainability of bioenergy, claiming it presented 'false data' on the environmental impacts of the technology.
Solar-powered planes, battery-powered trains and wonky parsnips feature among our gallery of the most-read stories for sustainability professionals in January.
The world's largest solar farm capable of powering 160,000 homes opened yesterday in the Southern Californian desert.
Tetra Pak can now supply packaging from responsibly-managed wood sources from any of its 92 facilities worldwide, having received full Forest Stewardship Council certification (FSC).
The manufacturers' organisation EEF has welcomed a parliamentary report which criticises Ofgem for allowing the operators of Britain energy networks to make "greater than expected profit".
Members of the European Parliament (MEPs) have voted to limit the amount of food crops used in the production of biofuels, but environmental groups say the new laws don't go far enough.
The Prince of Wales is calling on industry to recognise the 'immense value' wool can bring to both fashion and housing.
Scotland has moved a step closer towards its goal of a zero waste society in announcing how it plans to deliver on its aspirations.
Gas storage in the UK could be increased by as much as 30%, according to the government as it gave the green light to a new facility this morning.
Ministers hope a new round of licenses for offshore oil and gas exploration will give the country's industry a much needed shot in the arm.
Christians around the world have began fasting for Lent - but one bishop is urging people not give up chocolate or alcohol but carbon instead.
An investigation into allegations in hacked emails appearing to show scientists destroying data against climate change has got underway.
Nitrate pollution is down across the European Union showing new legislation is 'proving effective', according to the European Commission.
A report looking at where the nuclear industry is tackling its environmental impact - and where there is room for improvement - has been published by the Environment Agency.
Increasing the reflectivity of roofs and pavements could result in significant cooling, buying time for carbon-cutting initiatives that would slow global warming in the longer term.
Backing from Green and Conservative ministers has sealed Scotland's 2010 budget.