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£40m awarded to heat network schemes

The first seven heat network schemes to receive government gap funding were announced this week by the Department for Business Energy and Industrial Strategy and Triple Point Heat Networks Investment Management.

First low plastic zone launched in London

The North London Waste Authority (NLWA) has partnered with the seven north London boroughs to launch the first ever Low Plastic Zone in the Cowcross Street area of Islington.

Food waste drops by 480,000 tonnes

Total food waste levels in the UK fell by 480,000 tonnes between 2015 and 2018, WRAP’s latest Courtauld Commitment 2025 milestone report shows.

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