Energy procurement practices improved, and outdated heating and lighting equipment updated.

Draft municipal waste strategy includes proposals on recycling methods and reusing more items.

£585,000 invested to fund training places this year.

Social housing reform will provide potential investment opportunities for pension funds

Councils will be able to borrow against future business rates increases

Major improvements planned for flood defences and coastal erosion

Charter commits partners to collaborate on ways to reduce carbon emissions.

South Derbyshire District Council encourages youngsters to donate discarded goods such as clothes and DVDs.

St Michael and All Angels church in Gloucestershire totally heated and powered from renewable energy sources.

Group of 14-18 year olds will show their own communities how to help Wales reduce it's carbon footprint.

Indications the government will slim down commitments to sustainable technology in the comprehensive spending review.

Incinerator would burn household rubbish and produce energy.


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UKREiiF has quickly become a must-attend in the industry calendar for Government departments and local authorities.

The multi-award-winning UK Construction Week (UKCW), is the UK’s biggest trade event for the built environment that connects the whole supply chain to be the catalyst for growth and positive change in the industry.