Locally sourced foods to hit sustainable COP26 menus

Almost all the food at the summit will be from the UK to cut down emissions, with reusable cups and ingredients also in place to limit waste

Paper-based tea bag maker gets $1m government backing

The company from Manchester has developed environmentally friendly tea bags to cut down producers’ footprints

New £17.5m fund launched to promote sustainable farming

The government programme is looking to grow technologies and ideas that will help the sector reach net zero

Net Hero Podcast – Plants under panels, the future of agriculture?

Time to grow crops under your solar panels? Can Solar Farming solve our food needs in a net zero world?

McDonald’s teams up with Essity to turn paper cups into toilet paper

All collected paper cup waste from McDonald’s sites in Germany will be recycled, reducing waste by an estimated 1,200 tons per year

Net Hero Podcast – Leather can it have a sustainable future?

In this episode I speak with a man on a mission to clean up the leather sector. Vikrant Pratap runs Qualus and says leather can be sustainably used for decades to come… do you agree?

Scottish government announces £650k for salmon conservation

The funding will be used to protect wild populations and make farming more sustainable

Sweet! M&M’s owner Mars commits to net zero emissions by 2050

Its new pledge includes switching to 100% renewable energy and ‘strongly linking’ executive pay to climate action

McDonald’s pledges to reach net zero from beef to light bulbs

Shropshire will become home to the first McDonald’s restaurant that will be built according to UK industry net zero standards

Can gene editing protect the environment?

Government is supporting gene editing in farming to create more sustainable produce and protect biodiversity