Smoking should be banned in all outdoor spaces, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health has argued.

Immediate action is needed on a number of crucial food, farming and fisheries issues, a Scottish minister had argued.

Council leaders have praised a judicial review which ruled that councils should remain exempt from VAT on commercial waste collections.

The introduction of ‘charity bins’ has successfully reduced litter by an average of 30 per cent in five locations across England.

A proposal to invest £1.6million to help protect an area of Leeds from flooding by developing a new natural greenspace is to be discussed.

Four London councils have set up a new partnership initiative, Low Emission Logistics, to reduce pollution emissions from delivery vehicles.

A trial is underway in Conwy, north Wales, in which bins will only be emptied once a month in a bid to boost levels of recycling.

Prime Minister Theresa May is set to criticise the West’s response to the migration crisis, at the UK summit in New York, calling for a new approach to tackling the crisis.

Local authorities have commissioned surveys to examine waste and identify those who fail to separate rubbish and recycling.

Following a comprehensive review of the Hinkley Point C project, the government has decided to proceed with the first new nuclear power station.

Transport for London (TfL) is set to provide £7.6 million into Croydon Council's ongoing transport infrastructure regeneration in 2017/18.

Liverpool City Council has been forced to pay a £1 million fine after thousands of tonnes of waste was dumped at vacant industrial sites in Merseyside

Hertfordshire County Council has awarded a contract worth £1 billion to waste management firm Veolia, to provide waste to energy services.

Over £7 million has been awarded to help create and develop around 140 new farming businesses across Scotland.

A new poll shows nearly 30 per cent of us could recycle more, with confusing information the main stumbling block to adoption.

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