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06 February 2019

Do you use chemicals from the EU?

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Companies that manufacture or import chemicals from the EU need to take action now to maintain environmental compliance in the event of a no deal Brexit, the government says.

23 January 2019

Investment in plastic alternatives continues to rise

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The Guardian and Ribena are the latest household names to take action on plastic waste, while the government has unveiled a new £6 million scheme for companies with innovative solutions.

23 January 2019

Waste crime reaching ‘crisis point’

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A Manchester man has been jailed for illegally dumping 100 tonnes of waste in a school car park, shortly after new research identified Liverpool and Manchester as two of the worst cities for fly-tipping.

23 January 2019

One electric car sold every 9 minutes in 2018

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The UK’s electric vehicle market grew by 19% in 2018, with almost 60,000 new plug-in electric cars registered, according to the government-backed Go Ultra Low campaign.

09 January 2019

Efficiency more effective than clean power, data shows

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New analysis of government data shows that energy efficiency has made more of an impact on UK emissions since 2005 than renewable power.

12 December 2018

UK to ‘lead the world’ in sustainable packaging

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The government has announced up to £60 million in new funding for sustainable packaging to help British businesses follow in the footsteps of major innovators.

12 December 2018

Industry rallies against ‘short-sighted’ energy network plans

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Ofgem is facing a backlash from industry after proposing to change consumption-based charges for using the electricity grid to fixed charges, which could particularly impact businesses with solar power.

12 December 2018

Industry rallies against ‘short-sighted’ energy network plans

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Ofgem is facing a backlash from industry after proposing to change consumption-based charges for using the electricity grid to fixed charges, which could particularly impact businesses with solar power.

12 December 2018

Third of companies target greener suppliers

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A survey of more than 8,500 companies around the world has revealed that nearly a third plan to take steps to make their suppliers and partners more sustainable over the next three years.