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Hadrian's Wall declared World's first Fairtrade World Heritage Site Zone
(Wed 24/02)
Hadrian’s Wall Heritage group and local businesses are celebrating after successfully campaigning to make Hadrian’s Wall Country the World’s first Fairtrade World Heritage Site Zone.

Newcastle plant to make world's biggest wind turbine blades
(Thu 18/02)
The latest £8 million funding for offshore wind technology was made available today as UK Prime Minister Gordon Brown hailed the UK as a “global leader” in the offshore wind market.

Low carbon community scheme receives DECC £500k funding
(Thu 04/02)
The Ashton Hayes Going Carbon Neutral project has been selected as one of 20 communities to receive government funding worth up to £500,000.

Green chemistry’s new centre for CO2 applications opens
(Wed 03/02)
A new centre to maximise the beneficial use of carbon dioxide is to open at the University of York.

Europe's first green car rally launched to find eco-driver champ
(Sat 30/01)
The first ever pan-European eco-driving challenge has been launched to find the Continent's greenest driver.

Record year for recycling across UK lighting industry
(Sat 30/01)
Recolight, the not-for-profit WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry has announced a record year in 2009, funding the collection and recycling of over 25 million Gas Discharge Lamps (GDLs).

Forestry Commission backs region's biggest woodfuel project
(Tue 19/01)
A Christian holiday centre and bible school has become the first and largest organisation of its kind in Lancashire to switch its energy supply to woodfuel and take a step closer to becoming totally environmentally frien

New £50m UK green centre opens to link academia with business
(Wed 13/01)
A new £50 million UK-based research centre has opened to harness the research power of leading universities both to develop clean technologies and help in the reduction of carbon emissions.

New £4 million green apprentice scheme launched
(Wed 06/01)
A new forestry apprenticeship scheme has been launched in the Wyre Forest as part of a £4m initiative designed to protect and promote the region’s unique woodland landscape.

London seals £317m recycling-led waste strategy
(Wed 30/12)
The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has announced it has completed the acquisition of LondonWaste Ltd from SITA UK.

First-of-its-kind wind power research centre opens
(Tue 15/12)
A unique centre developed to look at wind power generation as part of a working partnership between University of Sheffield experts and Siemens Wind Power has opened this week.

Co-operativesUK asks members to get 'Greener Together'
(Thu 10/12)
Greener Together – the co-operative way’, a new and ambitious campaign from Co-operativesUK , is actively seeking 50 committed co-operatives and community owned enterprises across England to work with their members -

First UK professor in Carbon Capture and Storage appointed
(Mon 07/12)
Durham University has created the UK's first professorship in Carbon Capture and Storage (CCS) by appointing Jon Gluyas a Professor in Geoenergy and CCS.

Switch Off programme lands at Stansted Airport
(Thu 03/12)
Switch off! is the message from Stansted Airport this week as it rolls out a new energy awareness campaign to encourage all airport staff to save power and reduce emissions.

Marks & Spencer calls for decisive action at Copenhagen
(Thu 03/12)
High Street retail chain Marks & Spencer has presented a patchwork quilt containing thousands of messages of support for decisive action at next week’s Climate Change Summit to the Department of Energy and Climate Chan











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