PPE becoming a growing issue for councils

The littering of face masks and plastic gloves is becoming an issue for councils who are seeing more PPE discarded incorrectly.

Government to protect 30 per cent of land by 2030

The government will protect 30 per cent of the UK’s land by 2030, as part of plans to put nature and biodiversity on a road to recovery by 2030.

Green spaces have a key role to play in recovery

The new Parks and Green Space Network has called on the government to deliver a truly green economic recovery from coronavirus.

£16m to tackle fuel poverty in Scotland

Fuel-poor households are to benefit from a further £16 million investment to improve energy efficiency in their homes.

Majority of on-street houses not near a EV charger

Approximately 90 per cent of the on-street household population are outside of the five-minute catchment area to an electric vehicle charger.

Green light for e-scooter trial in York

City of York Council has announced a year-long e-scooter trial and selected TIER to run the game-changing technology on its streets.

Wales seeks more working remotely arrangements

The Welsh Government has stated its long-term ambition to see around 30 per cent of Welsh workers working from home or near from home.

New partnership to promote transition to a net zero economy

The Solar Trade Association, Renewable UK and techUK have announced a new partnership to promote the transition to a net zero economy.

Path to net zero depends on political consensus

The Citizens’ Assembly on climate change has urged for clear, internally consistent path for how the UK can reach net zero emissions by 2050.

Highways England to invest £9m in EV scheme

Highways England is encouraging businesses to make the switch to electric by investing over £9 million in a ‘try before you buy’ scheme.

Steve Rotheram launches England’s first Land Commission

Steve Rotheram has announced the establishment of England’s first Land Commission to review the use of public land for community wealth building.

Cleaner air could boost economy by £1.6bn

A new study has revealed that aligning to WHO air quality targets could boost the UK economy by £1.6 billion each year.

Cambridge Climate Change Charter launched

Cambridge City Council is calling on residents and businesses to help Cambridge become a zero carbon city.

Free electric bike trials for commuters in Leeds

As part of an initiative to promote sustainable travel, commuters in Leeds can now borrow an electric bike free of charge for up to two weeks.

Aberdeen and bp join forces in drive for net zero

Aberdeen City Council has announced a new partnership with bp to help reduce carbon emissions and become a climate positive city.

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