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Carbon Reduction Label hits £2bn consumer goods landmark
(Wed 13/10)
The total annual retail value of consumer goods sold in the UK bearing the Carbon Reduction Label has reached £2 billion the Carbon Trust announced today, as new research shows that 9 out of 10 households in the UK boug

Green light for nationwide low-energy light bulb recycling project
(Fri 08/10)
A unique new community recycling initiative has been launched to enlist an army of volunteers to collect low-energy light bulbs for recycling.

Environmental project boosts rare butterfly numbers
(Wed 06/10)
An environmental project led by the Forestry Commission and Butterfly Conservation in the Wyre Forest has been hugely successful in boosting the numbers of rare butterflies living in the West Midlands.

Pioneering UK centre to lead fight against global warming
(Wed 06/10)
Britain’s efforts to lead the fight against climate change are to be boosted by the launch of a pioneering independent centre for research into tackling global warming.

Millennium Stadium puts focus on sustainability
(Tue 28/09)
Cardiff's Millennium Stadium has launched a commitment to becoming the UK’s first certifiably sustainable ‘green’ event venue – working with BSI to gain certification to the British Standard BS 8901, sustainable

Innovative new carbon course opens its doors
(Thu 19/08)
Business leaders and managers are being invited to an event in London next month to find out how they can improve performance and reduce carbon emissions.

Prince of Wales to embark on 5-day eco-tour of Britain
(Mon 16/08)
The Prince of Wales will go on a five-day tour of Britain next month, highlighting some of the best examples of communities and individuals starting to live more sustainably.

Less than half of eligible UK firms register for CRC scheme
(Wed 11/08)
With only 50 days left to the deadline of the mandatory CRC Energy Efficiency Scheme, only 1229 of the estimated 3 to 4000 eligible UK companies have signed up to cut their carbon emissions.

CO2 sculpture unveiled to merge art with climate change message
(Tue 06/07)
A spectacular, eight-metre wide, interactive sculpture will be installed close to the entrance of the National Trust property Seaton Delaval Hall this week.

World’s leading green energy awards announce winners
(Fri 02/07)
Low carbon energy champions from all over the globe have been recognised at the 10th annual Ashden Awards for Sustainable Energy, the world’s leading green energy awards.

UK gains “common voice” for hydrogen and fuel cell industry
(Fri 02/07)
The new UK Hydrogen and Fuel Cells Association (UK HFCA) launched this week as the result of the merger of Fuel Cells UK and the UK Hydrogen Association.

UK food industry signs up to waste reduction commitment
(Fri 02/07)
The new coalition Government has shown support for the Courtauld Commitment 2 when new Environment Minister, Lord Henley, attended the inaugural meeting of signatories in London.

Construction begins on £25m UK facility for bioenergy research
(Thu 01/07)
Work has begun on construction of a multi-million pound research facility for bioenergy and biofuels, brewing technology and food and drink processing at The University of Nottingham.

SmartestEnergy signs deal for 41.4MW of wind farm power
(Wed 30/06)
SmartestEnergy, the UK’s largest purchaser and supplier of electricity from the independent generation sector, has signed a Power Purchase Agreement with Vattenfall Wind Power for the power that will be generated from

Top Trumps to support National Trust wildlife
(Tue 15/06)
A seventies and eighties school playground ‘hit’ has been resurrected to help care for wildlife protected by the National Trust.

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