Red Funnel goes green with new environmental strategy

The ferry operator aims to slash the carbon footprint generated on its journeys to and from the Isle of Wight

UK Government proposes doubling plastic bag charge to 10p

It could also be extended to all shops across the country

United Utilities calls off hosepipe ban in England

It may still need to introduce it at a later stage if dry weather continues

Plastic bag sales in England plunge 86% since 5p charge

The biggest seven supermarkets in England bought nearly a quarter fewer plastic bags last year

Millions in North West England to face hosepipe ban

Customers will not be able to use either a hosepipe or sprinkler to water their gardens or clean their vehicles

England v Tunisia World Cup game to kick-off power demand

The 500MW spike in demand is expected to occur across the UK during half-time

UK sinks £10m into bogs

More than 6,500 hectares of peatlands will help store an estimated 23,000 tonnes of carbon per year

UK to launch review into carbon monoxide alarms

It will examine the current regulations closely to establish whether they remain fit for purpose

Bulk of small businesses ‘not switching to cheaper water suppliers’

This is despite many viewing themselves as cost-savvy

Slow start for England’s retail water market

The survey found a majority of businesses are now aware of the market