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Morrisons publishes food waste figures for the first time

UK supermarket Morrisons has published its food waste figures for the first time, announcing 11,000 tonnes of food went to waste from its stores in 2017/18.

The chain worked with third party data analytics firm Valpak to measure levels of ...




Gove takes note on calls for packaging regulatory reform

WRAP, INCPEN and ACP have presented a series of recommendations on packaging reform to environment secretary Michael Gove.

The recommendations follow six sector workshops with stakeholders across the UK packaging supply chain over the ...



Clean energy investment plummets

Clean energy investment has taken a "dramatic and worrying collapse" since 2015, according to the Environmental Audit Committee (EAC).

Investment in low-carbon energy fell by 10% in 2016 and 56% in 2017, resulting in clean energy ...


Government plans new environmental watchdog after Brexit

Government has launched a consultation into a new Environmental Principles and Governance Bill to make sure environmental protections will not be weakened as the UK exits the EU.

The bill will establish a body which, following ...




European Parliament told EfW "distorts" waste markets

A group of European environmental NGOs have written to EU policymakers asking for incineration of mixed waste not to be counted as renewable energy when considering targets.

In the letter directed to European Parliament negotiators, ...

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