£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.

Green space designs to change Leeds cityscape

New £1.9 million design proposals show the planned redevelopment for one of the key gateway areas of Leeds.

Birmingham leader resigns over bins controversy

Birmingham council leader John Clancy has resigned following weeks of criticism over the authority’s handling of industrial action by refuse workers.

EU Withdrawal Bill inadequate for ‘Green Brexit’

Leading environmental groups have urged for meaningful Parliamentary scrutiny of environmental policies following the European Union (Withdrawal) Bill.

Leeds to launch pioneering Climate Commission

A pioneering Climate Commission is set to be launched in Leeds to encourage investment in low-carbon, climate-resilient developments.

£1.1m investment for Manchester’s gullies

Manchester City Council is to invest an extra £1.1 million to boost the cleaning of the 116,000 roadside gullies.

Hull awards waste processing contract

Hull City Council has awarded a seven-year contract to Geminor to divert more than 80 per cent of the region’s municipal waste from landfill.

Stafford waste contract to be announced

A £35 million waste contract serving households across Stafford Borough is to be awarded to Veolia.

Local road strategy needs to tackle congestion crisis

Congestion is not just damaging the environment and air quality, but also harming UK economy and productivity, says the LGA.

New partnership approach to prevent litter

Zero Waste Scotland is calling on businesses and local authorities to join forces to prevent littering in their communities.

Birmingham bin strike suspended after seven weeks

Conciliation service Acas has reported that the seven-week bin strike in Birmingham has been called off, following ‘positive’ negotiations.

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