Plasterboard waste falls for third year in the UK
The amount of gypsum waste from UK plasterboard manufacture has fallen for a third year in a row, according to the most recent Ashdown Agreement report.
Merseyside environment awards open for entries
The It’s Our World Environment Awards 2011 have opened for entries, with applications being accepted until 18 March 2011.
New big names sign up to environmental pledges
Five big businesses have become the latest to sign up to voluntary environmental pledges for reducing waste to landfill, and for cutting packaging and increasing recycling.
Voltage management saves Agency £30k a year
The Environment Agency has announced savings of more than £30,000 a year thanks to voltage management being rolled out across its 35 sites.
Green claims guide published for businesses
A guide has been published to help companies describe their environmental credentials, in a bid to combat 'greenwash' and boost consumer confidence.
Tenders invited for evaluation of current ENWORKS programme
ENWORKS is inviting tenders for the evaluation of its current environmental business support programme. See below for queries from prospective applicants.
Glass Packaging Recovery Notes shoot up in value
The value of glass Packaging Recovery Notes (PRNs) for 2010 has increased sharply in the run-up to 31 January deadline for businesses to meet their glass packaging obligations.
Free waste training course for SMEs in Cheshire
Cheshire SMEs are invited to a free, Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) accredited waste awareness course in Northwich, on Tuesday 15 February.