Brexit: Waste firms urged to review contingency plans in no-deal scenario

Changes to border controls could have an impact on some waste exports if the UK leaves the EU without a deal

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Southwell Racecourse gallops towards energy efficiency

The course claims to be the first in Europe to be lit using LED technology

Fracking plan ‘will release emissions equivalent to 29 coal-fired power plants’

The Labour Party claims the projected emissions from fracking would overshoot the UK’s current annual emissions ’20 times over’

Poultry producer aims to meat 100% recyclable packaging goal by 2025

Moy Park has also committed to removing avoidable single-use plastics from its offices and restaurants by 2020

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Amnesty International questions ethics of EV batteries

The charity has suggested the mining and production processes associated with batteries may be ethically and environmentally harmful

Severn Trent Water fined £500k for raw sewage discharge at Sutton Park

Sewage had spread across 1.15 hectares – an area slightly bigger than the size of an international rugby pitch

Solar tech
New solar farm expected to turn Dutch village carbon-neutral

Zeeuwind Cooperative has hired BSR EPC to make the 10,000 panel solar project a reality

George at Asda to use recycled plastic bottles to make clothes

It has also peldged to use only recyclable materials in its packaging by 2025

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Nikola buys 400 acres of land to build hydrogen truck plant

The low carbon vehicle firm plans to build its hydrogen-electric trucks at the facility in Pinal County, US

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Savills slashes energy use with behavioural prompts

The estate agent said its reduced consumption by 26% without impacting day-to-day business activities