A trial is underway in Conwy, north Wales, in which bins will only be emptied once a month in a bid to boost levels of recycling.

Prime Minister Theresa May is set to criticise the West’s response to the migration crisis, at the UK summit in New York, calling for a new approach to tackling the crisis.

Local authorities have commissioned surveys to examine waste and identify those who fail to separate rubbish and recycling.

Following a comprehensive review of the Hinkley Point C project, the government has decided to proceed with the first new nuclear power station.

Transport for London (TfL) is set to provide £7.6 million into Croydon Council's ongoing transport infrastructure regeneration in 2017/18.

Liverpool City Council has been forced to pay a £1 million fine after thousands of tonnes of waste was dumped at vacant industrial sites in Merseyside

Hertfordshire County Council has awarded a contract worth £1 billion to waste management firm Veolia, to provide waste to energy services.

Over £7 million has been awarded to help create and develop around 140 new farming businesses across Scotland.

A new poll shows nearly 30 per cent of us could recycle more, with confusing information the main stumbling block to adoption.

A new report has claimed that there needs to be continual support for the north’s low carbon economy, to increase economic activity in the region.

National Recycling Week (NRW) will highlight the many measures councils have introduced to maximise recycling.

New approaches to make the UK more resilient to flooding have been outlined in the government’s National Flood Resilience Review.

A new Heritage Lottery Fund report has called for collaborative national and local action to deliver new ways of funding parks.

A government scheme using longer semi-trailers to transport goods has saved up to 10.6 million vehicle kilometres, meaning cleaner public air.

Over £1million has been paid out by the government to more than 180 flood-hit farmers to help their business recovery after last Winter’s storms.

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Event Diary

The largest flood exhibition and conference in the world is coming to London’s ExCeL in September.

The Emergency Services Show takes place at the NEC from 20-21 September and is the only UK event for all involved in public safety.

World of Learning will feature even more opportunities to discover the latest in learning and development (L&D) with over 100 exhibitors, The Technology Test Drive, Learning Design Live, live workshops, one-to-one consultations, free seminars and its renowned annual conference.