The hidden plastic in leather alternatives

Are alternative leather materials as green and sustainable as their names imply? Recent research shows that many should in fact come with a sustainability health warning

Haulage Association admits UK freight will be one of the most difficult sectors to decarbonise

Britain’s Road Haulage Association (RHA) has released a paper setting out its approach to decarbonising the freight and logistics sector and admits it won’t be easy

UK Government in stand off with local authority over traffic clean air zone

Basildon Council in Essex is opposing plans for a charging clean air zone along the local major road, the A127

Coffee drinkers blame ‘forgetfulness’ for not using reusable cups

The environmental charity Hubbub has launched a new campaign, Grab Your Cup, to double the use of reusable cups

11 buildings become the first in the UK to achieve net zero carbon status

Offices in Liverpool, Greater Manchester and Glasgow have been third party verified against the UK Green Building Council’s 2019 definition of net zero

UK’s new highest temperature for December is confirmed in Scotland

The Met Office has confirmed that a temperature of 18.7C was reached at Achfary in the far north of Scotland

Solar powered beer from AB InBev

AB InBev beers are to be brewed with renewable electricity throughout Europe after a deal with renewable energy developer, BayWa r.e.

Co-op: 100% recyclable packaging three years ahead of schedule

Co-op promises to only use 100% recyclable packaging for own brand goods from this summer – including ready meal trays, crisps packets, sandwich cartons and film

More plants growing around Everest

New research from Exeter University shows plant life is expanding in the area around Mount Everest, and across the Himalayan region

Quorn adds carbon footprint labelling

Quorn says it’ll be the first food manufacturer in the world to print the carbon footprint of products on the label