The Australian government has revealed its plans for the much debated carbon price, a precursor to a full blow Emissions Trading Scheme. The scheme will begin with a flat price on carbon of A$23 ($25; £15) starting in 2012. The Prime Minister Julia Gillard has staked her political future on the innovative scheme.
Initially the carbon […]
According to Sainsbury’s, Britons consume 9.3 billion pints of milk every year - that’s enough to fill 2,000 Olympic sized swimming pools, and only 1 in 4 plastic milk bottles are actually recycled. The remaining 3 in 4 cartons go to landfill creating unnecessary waste. Sainsbury’s reports that sale of their ‘milk bags’ currently stand […]
The UK government has lost a appeal to overturn a High Court ruling which deemed the timing of its decision to cut subsidies for solar panels on homes as unlawful. The government’s only remaining option is to taking the case to the Supreme Court. The High Court had ruled that Department of […]
Thousands of households will be able to apply for vouchers giving them £400 off the price of a new boiler under a “scrappage” scheme to cut carbon and help people save money on bills.Up to 125,000 households with working boilers with the lowest “G” rating in England can apply for vouchers from the Energy Saving […]
According to Wales Online, every household in Wales will be recycling all its food waste within 12 to 18 months, says the chair of Waste Awareness Wales.At the moment most of Wales’ 22 counties are recycling some food waste, with all planning to phase in complete collection services. At the end of this month Wrexham […]
Bridgestone have stepped up as the sponsor of this year’s Brighton to London Eco-Rally. As the sole supplier of tyres to F1, Bridgestone is bringing well-known F1 names to the event, although exactly who is being kept under wraps and will be revealed at a later date. Launched in 2007 by HRH Prince of Wales, […]