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£80m government fund for 1 million trees to be planted

£80m government fund for 1 million trees to be planted: The government will give £80 million in funds to back 2,500 green jobs, plant nearly 1 million trees as well as speed up nature recovery throughout the UK. The Green Recovery Challenge Fund will give money for 90 projects focused on making ‘insect pathways’ into…
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Birmingham firm gives charity £12.9k after recycling issue

Birmingham firm gives charity £12.9k after recycling issue: A company located in Birmingham has donated £12,900 to charity following its failure to fulfil recycling regulations. Nobisco donated the money to the Wildlife Trust for Birmingham & The Black Country as part of an Enforcement Undertaking approved by the Environment Agency. An Enforcement Undertaking is a…
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NE to get a newly made forest to support a greener outlook

NE to get a newly made forest to support a greener outlook: A new ‘Community Forest’ is being developed in the North East to promote a ‘greener future’. The Department for Environment, Food & Affairs (Defra), England Community Forests & 6 local authorities have teamed up for the plan, they will witness 500 hectares of…
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UK at vital crossroad for climate & environment says May

UK at vital crossroad for climate & environment says May: The UK is at a critical crossroad for our climate & the environment, according to Theresa May, in a speech after being named the new Chair of the Aldersgate Group. The former Prime Minister & MP for Maidenhead will assist the non-profit’s continuing work to…
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Anglian Water cares for birds with drones

Anglian Water cares for birds with drones: Drones may actually turn out to be birds’ guardians despite the fact that they share the same sky. Anglian Water has set up drone technology to safeguard ground-nesting birds from the construction work noise on what is believed to develop into one of the largest water infrastructure projects…
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UK’s greenest waste tire recycling plant

UK’s greenest waste tire recycling plant The Norwegian startup Wastefront AS has begun recently investing in the UK with the construction of the UK’s greenest waste tire recycling plant which will be located in the Port of Sunderland. This has came merely a few days after his appointment where the company’s new Chief Executive Officer,…
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Huge cuts to CO2 emissions for Bank of England

Huge cuts to CO2 emissions for Bank of England The Bank of England has recently released its climate-related financial disclosure for this business year, reporting that it has reduced its carbon dioxide emissions by half through 2020/21. This huge cut to its carbon footprint covers emissions from its operations, including the energy that gets used…
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Sewage and food waste powered trucks?

Sewage and food waste powered trucks? Wessex Water have plans to use trucks powered by food waste and sewage on roads this summer in the aim to drive down emissions. The claim is, that by converting these trucks from diesel to biomethane, they will remove the equivalent of approximately 100 cars from the roads, with…
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Firms without net zero plans get no more public contracts

Firms without net zero plans get no more public contracts: Businesses without obvious carbon reduction goals will not be in a position to bid for major government contracts valued over £5 million from September forward. The government has reported businesses that pursue public sector contracts will be required to issue carbon reduction plans stating their…
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Biodiversity is being helped by donkeys

Biodiversity is being helped by donkeys: Donkeys could perhaps help out nature’s tedious work after all! The gentle & lively animals will eventually be part of a conservation programme to reintroduce one of the rarest farmland wildflowers in the UK. The global animal welfare charity, Donkey Sanctuary, has planted over 20,000 tiny-flowered catchfly seeds on…
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