Scottish industry’s greenhouse gas emissions lowest since records began
Greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions produced by Scotland's industrial sector fell to an unprecedented low in 2017, the latest official figures have confirmed.
Home nations continue to set waste strategy example for England
WRAP Cymru has published the outcomes of a "ground-breaking" waste analysis project highlighting strong national recycling performances, a week after the Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) vowed to help regulated businesses to reduce all forms of waste beyond compliance standards.
Zero Waste Scotland launches new funding scheme to improve recycling quality
Zero Waste Scotland has unveiled a new £90,000 capital grant fund for materials recovery facility (MRF) operators to purchase standardised testing equipment enabling them to effectively test, monitor and record their material quality.
Customers in Fife urged to conserve water after ‘very dry summer’
Scottish Water is asking households and businesses to help conserve water supplies in Fife, particularly in the Lomond Hills area. The move is because of the unusually prolonged spell of dry weather and low rainfall, which has left reservoirs and other raw water sources currently lower than normal water levels.
SMEs to get help understanding ‘complicated’ environmental legislation
The Scottish Environment Protection Agency (SEPA) and the Northern Ireland Environment Agency (NIEA) have launched a new website to help small to medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) understand their environmental responsibilities and encourage good environmental practice.
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