Thomson Airways introduces bio-fuelled holiday flights
Thomson Airways is making aviation history by becoming the first UK airline to fly customers on sustainable biofuel, and is calling on the airline industry and government to work together to develop a framework that faci
Europe's first eco billboard goes live powered by renewable energy
Europe's first sustainable advertising hoarding, the 'eco-board' has been unveiled and is powered 100 per cent by wind and solar power.
Future green cars and planes could be made from bananas
Scientists have developed a more effective way to use fibres from bananas, pineapples and other plants to make a new generation of green vehicles.
UK heat wave triggers best strawberry harvest for decades
Britain's record spring heat wave has led to the biggest and best quality English strawberry crop for 20 years growers have reported, according to Tesco Real Food.
Remanufacturing costs the planet more than buying new, study finds
Remanufacturing products rather than making new ones from scratch — widely done with everything from retread tires to refilled inkjet cartridges to remanufactured engines — is widely believed to save energy and resou
Beetles and grubs could be on the eco menu of the future
A new survey suggests critters like crickets and locusts could replace pork and beef on restaurant menus to help reduce livestock greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by up to 95 percent.
Eco insurer wins prestigious Queen's Award for Enterprise
South West ethical and green insurance provider, Naturesave Insurance, has been awarded the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise for Sustainable Development.
GM crowned clean-energy leader with most low-carbon patents
General Motors received more clean-energy patents last year than any other organization, according to the Clean Energy Patent Growth Index of US patents. GM’s 135 patents represent nearly 14 percent of the total 1,881
Scheme put sustainability at the centre of school curriculum
UK-based Open-City has developed innovative ways to ensure sustainability has its place on the curriculum in their My Green School Lessons.
UK gears up for new eco-labelling on consumer products
The UK has launched an awareness campaign ahead of the introduction of a new energy efficiency scheme to help consumers buy green.
Hybrid bin lorries to hit the streets after partnership deal
BAE Systems has entered into an agreement with Dennis Eagle, the UK market leader in the refuse collection vehicle (RCV) industry, to integrate a heavy duty hybrid electric propulsion system into one of their cab vehicle
Carbon labels would help consumers and boost sustainability
Labelling products with information on the size of the carbon footprint they leave behind could help both consumers and manufacturers make better, environmentally friendly choices.
London's first zero-emission taxi takes to the capital's streets
London's first zero emission black cab has taken to the roads of the capital for the first time after years of design, development and testing.
Evolve Energy launches 24-hour energy efficiency centre
Energy management experts Evolve Energy has invested in a new Energy Operations Centre that offers round-the-clock support for thousands of buildings across the UK for clients to reduce their carbon footprint.
Green-minded firms helped with new sustainable buying tool
The Chartered Institute of Purchasing & Supply has announced the launch of its Sustainability Review tool, to help organisations reap the full benefits of sustainable procurement.