Mobile phone users warned to wipe data before recycling
A leading mobile phone recycling site has urged would-be users to wipe out personal information before sending off their handsets.
Mobile phone giant O2 breaks world record for mobile phone recycling
Mobile phone company 02 has broken the Guinness World Record for the number of mobile phones recycled in one week.
Six Senses scoops two prestigious environmental awards
Six Senses Resorts & Spas, the globally recognised leader in the field of sustainable tourism, has won two awards for its pioneering work in environmental conservation.
Power-cutting device launched to help slash energy bills
A Glasgow-based enterprise is taking an innovative, technological approach to tackling the problem of rising energy bills in the UK.
Project calculates solar power potential of individual rooftops
As household solar panels become ever-popular, a new programme can predict the precise efficiency potential of individual rooftops.
World's first consumer standard label for wind power launched
The technical standard for the first global consumer label for companies to buy wind power and other clean renewable energy has been launched today.
Met Office launches Wind Production Forecast to improve power predictions
The Met Office has launched the Wind Production Forecast, a new site specific forecasting service for wind farms and wind energy production.
Why mobile phone recycling makes green sense
The upcoming release of the latest Apple iPhone 4S will trigger a huge surge in mobile phone recycling – but what are the financial and environmental benefits of recycling the a mobile?
Consumers can now track sustainable route of fish
A new tracking tool can help consumers trace the precise sustainable route of fish from sea through to plate.
BSI's PAS 2050 carbon footprint standard gets updated
The British Standards Institution (BSI) has today issued a revision to PAS 2050, the standard widely used by businesses to calculate the carbon footprint of their goods and services.
Sustainable energy charity reveals expansion of free PV scheme
Two months after launching a £20 million investment package for community buildings in Cornwall, the Cornish sustainable energy charity Community Energy Plus has extended their offer for free PV for community buildings
Award-winning footstep energy to help power shopping centre
A young entrepreneur from South London has scooped a national award after developing paving slabs that convert kinetic energy from footsteps into renewable electricity.
UN scheme targets energy consumption to help hotels go green
Hotels will be able to contribute to climate change mitigation while also increasing their profits under a new United Nations-backed ‘green’ scheme offering an online toolkit to evaluate energy consumption, find rene
Home of Formula 1 British Grand Prix installs EV charging points
Silverstone, the home of British motor racing, is no stranger to innovation on the track but is now taking it into the car park with the installation of electric vehicle (EV) charging points.
Hedge guide launched to raise awareness of value to nature
England’s hedgerows are an under-valued treasure trove of tradition, beauty and quirkiness. To celebrate their richness, and to remind people of the importance of protecting England’s hedgerows for future generations