Glasgow to host Scotland’s first low emission zone

Nicola Sturgeon is expected to announce Glasgow as the first region in the country to implement a low emission zone to tackle pollution.

More must be done to tackle capital’s air quality

London Mayor Sadiq Khan must do more to promote public transport, walking and cycling in attempt to lower car use in the capital.

Cambridge reducing carbon emissions by 658 tonnes

An annual report for Cambridge City Council has highlighted how the city is reducing carbon emissions from its buildings and operations.

Majority of councils collect household rubbish fortnightly

76 per cent of councils in England with responsibility for waste collections run fortnightly general rubbish rounds for some or all households.

Council replacing 75 per cent of light with LEDs

Hampshire County Council is replacing 75 per cent of light fittings in its buildings with low energy LEDs.

Londoners exposed to dangerous toxic air particles

Every Londoner in the capital lives in an area exceeding WHO guidelines for the most dangerous toxic particles known as PM2.5.

£50 million flood defence scheme opens in Leeds

A new £50 million flood alleviation scheme, which uses moveable weir technology, has opened in Leeds.

Plans to cap energy prices return

The Conservative Party Conference has heard how energy prices could be capped, saving 12 million consumers an average of £100 a year.

Plans to ‘green’ Nottingham’s taxi fleet

Nottingham City Council's plans to 'green' the taxi fleet form a key part of the council’s drive to improve air quality.

Gove seeks views on reward and return schemes

Michael Gove has launched a call for evidence on how the littering of plastic, metal and glass drinks containers could be reduced.

South Cambs paper caddies to be removed

South Cambridgeshire District Council has said that paper caddies will stop being used from mid-December in an attempt to simplify the recycling pr

£8.4m to reduce emissions and waste in Scotland

Roseanna Cunningham has announced £8.4 million for projects that will increase recycling rates, reduce emissions and re-use resources.

Smart bike sharing platform launched in Newcastle

A smart & sustainable bike-share has announced it will be launching in Newcastle, following successful schemes in Manchester and London.

UK should adopt Buildings Energy Infrastructure Programme

A new report has recommended a comprehensive Buildings Energy Infrastructure Programme to achieve major energy savings in UK homes.

National Grid confirms ‘greenest ever’ Summer

Nearly 52 per cent of UK electricity generation was met by low carbon sources between 21 June and 22 September.

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Event Diary

The annual Digital Government conference will be returning to the QEII Centre, London on Thursday 24th May.

On the 16th & 17th of May, UK’s most ambitious SME owners, startup owners, creative leaders and decision makers will take part in what is being Europe’s largest business event.