Wednesday, September 30, 2020

On your bike as £2bn cycling and walking scheme launched

Thousands of miles of new protected bike lanes, cycle training for everyone and bikes available on prescription will be rolled out under new plans...

Water companies team up with farmers to capture excess nitrate from soil and water

Affinity Water and Cambridge Water have announced they will work with 18 farms using a cover crop scheme, across 800 hectares. The aim of this...

Warrington launches UK’s second-ever local government green bond

Warrington has launched the UK’s second local government green bond as part of its plans to become Britain’s first carbon-neutral town. Warrington Borough Council is...

Recycled waste water used to tackle Scottish Water site fire

Fire crews used an innovative tool to help extinguish a major fire in Cupar by fighting the flames with recycled treated waste water -...

New Circular Economy Package sets out UK-wide recycling ambitions

Plans to reduce waste and establish an ambitious long-term path for waste management and recycling across the UK have been published today. In the latest...

New laws to cut red tape around rebuilding unused buildings as homes

New laws laid in Parliament will 'deliver much-needed new homes and revitalise town centres across England', Housing Secretary Robert Jenrick has announced. The new rules,...

Southampton unveils plans for hundreds of green homes

Southampton City Council has approved plans to deliver hundreds of much-needed new homes across the city in an investment programme worth an estimated £144m. Addressing...

Tech that turns Selby’s CO2 into animal feed gets funding boost

A project in Nottingham that converts carbon dioxide into clean animal feed is one of nine agricultural technology initiatives set to benefit from £24...

Aldi to remove two billion pieces of plastic by 2025

Aldi has announced an ambitious new commitment to reduce the volume of plastic packaging used by 50% by 2025. The new commitment will see the...

Primark launches nationwide clothes recycling programme

Primark has announced the roll-out of its nation-wide recycling programme, inviting customers to donate their pre-loved clothes, textiles, footwear and bags from any brand. Collection...