Plans to cap energy prices return

The Conservative Party Conference has heard how energy prices could be capped, saving 12 million consumers an average of £100 a year.

Plans to ‘green’ Nottingham’s taxi fleet

Nottingham City Council's plans to 'green' the taxi fleet form a key part of the council’s drive to improve air quality.

Gove seeks views on reward and return schemes

Michael Gove has launched a call for evidence on how the littering of plastic, metal and glass drinks containers could be reduced.

South Cambs paper caddies to be removed

South Cambridgeshire District Council has said that paper caddies will stop being used from mid-December in an attempt to simplify the recycling pr

£8.4m to reduce emissions and waste in Scotland

Roseanna Cunningham has announced £8.4 million for projects that will increase recycling rates, reduce emissions and re-use resources.

Smart bike sharing platform launched in Newcastle

A smart & sustainable bike-share has announced it will be launching in Newcastle, following successful schemes in Manchester and London.

UK should adopt Buildings Energy Infrastructure Programme

A new report has recommended a comprehensive Buildings Energy Infrastructure Programme to achieve major energy savings in UK homes.

National Grid confirms ‘greenest ever’ Summer

Nearly 52 per cent of UK electricity generation was met by low carbon sources between 21 June and 22 September.

Fight climate change by recycling at home

A new report by Zero Waste Scotland has argued that recycling at home and tackling food waste are key in the fight against climate change.

UK’s first subsidy-free solar farm to open

Clayhill solar farm and energy storage facility in Bedfordshire will be the first in the UK to be built and operated without government subsidy.

£100,000 boost for electric vehicles in Portsmouth

Electric vehicle charging points are planned to be available in residential streets in Portsmouth.

Cumbria on track for waste recycling targets

Latest performance figures have revealed that Cumbria County Council is on track to meet its waste recycling and composting targets.

Circular waste could reduce London's waste by 60 per cent

The London Assembly Environment Committee says London could reduce 60 per cent of its waste by 2041 by adopting a circular model for its waste.

£2 million LED lighting contract for Windsor

The Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead has awarded a £2 million contract for low-energy LED street lights to Zeta Specialist Lighting.

New group to address issues of current and future parks

The government has launched a new Parks Action Group to help public parks meet the needs of communities now and in the future.

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