Yorkshire households warned to not become ‘accidental’ waste criminals

There are concerns about the number of ‘man and van’ adverts and self-promotion on Facebook and other social media platforms offering to take away people’s rubbish

Government opens £40m Green Recovery Challenge Fund

Funding will be provided for environmental charities and their partners to work on projects across England to restore nature and tackle climate change

Water company chiefs challenged on environmental performance

Environment Minister Rebecca Pow said while water companies coped well under increased pressure during the lockdown, she made clear much stronger action is needed on environmental priorities

Don’t delay your CCA

Government gives green light to those eligible to save money and set course for net zero.

Tech firm pays for mass tree planting in London after recycling blunder

Certain companies must register with an accredited compliance scheme and recover and recycle packaging waste, which EMC Computer Systems failed to do

Green energy to help scale back fish deaths during dry weather

The Environment Agency is using solar-powered aeration systems, which help to increase oxygen levels in the water and reduces the risk of fish dying

Environment Agency seeks views on Carlisle waste to energy plans

Fortnum Carlisle is seeking an environmental permit for a facility that will be capable of burning up to 274,000 tonnes of waste annually to produce electricity and heat

England faces ‘the serious risk of running out of water by 2040’

That’s the warning from the Public Accounts Committee, which accuses Defra, Ofwat and the Environment Agency of having ‘taken their eye off the ball’

Environmental projects secure £1.4m of funding raised by fining companies that broke rules

The Environment Agency says donations to environmental projects are offered to offenders as an alternative to prosecutions

Waste-to-energy facility in Essex gets go-ahead from Environment Agency

The rubbish-burning project is expected to supply enough electricity to power more than 60,000 homes