UK Government takes out new injunction against climate activists

Anyone who breaks the injunction, which covers roads and motorways linked to the M25, faces imprisonment or an unlimited fine

Prisons set to cut carbon as well as crime

Solar panels are to be installed at 19 prisons, preventing up to 1,300 tonnes of carbon emissions

Man jailed for illegally dumping and burning waste in Northumberland

Dominic Allen, 25, from Old Swarland, has been sentenced to 12 months in prison, ordered to pay £1,000 in costs and given 18 months to clear the site

New taskforce launched to crackdown on waste criminals

The Joint Unit for Waste Crime will target serious and organised waste crime, such as falsely labelling waste so it can be exported to unsuspecting countries

Leeds waste fraudster’s jail term extended by nine years

Terry Soloman Dugbo is currently serving a record seven years and six months in jail after defrauding the electrical waste recycling industry of £2.2m in 2016

Should MPs face jail for failing to enforce environmental rules?

Environmental Action Germany (DUH) brought forward legal action after Bavaria failed to implement clean air rulings to reduce pollution levels

Environment Agency sting targets 30 illegal waste sites

Those convicted of illegal waste activity face extensive fines and prison sentences, in some cases

Leeds fraudster given longest prison sentence for environmental crime

He is serving seven years and six months in prison and has also been ordered to pay back more than £1.3m

New scheme boosts recycling behind bars

HMP Dovegate has opened a TV recycling initiative to help prisoners learn new skills and help reduce waste

Oregon prison puts inefficient lighting in the clink

The Coffee Creek Correctional Facility is now saving $65,000 a year after a series of LED upgrades