Consumers can now track sustainable route of fish
(Fri 07 Oct 2011 17:00)
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
(Fri 30 Sep 2011 10:46)
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
(Tue 27 Sep 2011 12:11)
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
(Fri 23 Sep 2011 10:59)
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
(Tue 30 Aug 2011 19:07)
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
(Tue 30 Aug 2011 15:28)
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
(Wed 24 Aug 2011 13:08)
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
ENER-G launches healthcare division to support low-carbon NHS
(Tue 23 Aug 2011 12:43)
Sustainable energy solutions business ENER-G has established a specialist new healthcare division following its appointment to a framework of approved contractors that will deliver major low carbon infrastructure improve
Solar firm installs 3,700 panels in dash to beat FiT deadline
(Fri 12 Aug 2011 15:15)
Solar PV Specialist, The Green Electrician has beaten the August Feed-in Tariff deadline with six Shropshire farm installations totalling 714kWp, installing over 3,700 panels in just three months.
Creation of sustainable sofa leaves company sitting on success
(Thu 04 Aug 2011 21:05)
The creation of a new sustainable sofa by Nottingham company, Trent Upholsteries, and Nottingham Trent University’s sustainable design project, Future Factory, could make the company greener, more time and cost effecti
£20m charity fund launched to install free PV on community buildings
(Thu 28 Jul 2011 21:59)
A Cornish sustainable energy charity has taken a pioneering approach to helping community buildings, academy schools, churches, charities and farmers to generate their own renewable energy after securing an investment pa
Travel operator reveals green savings in sustainability report
(Wed 20 Jul 2011 21:01)
Removing nearly nine tonnes of excess weight from aircraft and cutting over 300 million pages from brochures are just two of the green achievements Thomson and First Choice highlighted today with the release of TUI Trave
Thomson Airways introduces bio-fuelled holiday flights
(Fri 01 Jul 2011 00:01)
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
(Tue 28 Jun 2011 08:43)
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
(Tue 14 Jun 2011 22:21)
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
(Wed 01 Jun 2011 23:05)
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
(Mon 16 May 2011 22:07)
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
(Wed 27 Apr 2011 22:45)
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
(Wed 20 Apr 2011 12:57)
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
(Mon 18 Apr 2011 20:35)
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