Service Sector and Environment
Rolling with London's bin menGuardian Unlimited | 29 Mar 2011
How will spending cuts affect recycling targets and staff? Heydon Prowse meets bin men working in Westminster Heydon Prowse.
Greenpeace says M&S is the bestThe Independent | 19 Jun 2006
For decades, British supermarkets have fought to provide the cheapest baked beans, knickers and fish fingers. But this year's battle on the high street is for the "green pound", and environmentalists have declared one store the winner: Marks and Sparks.
Carbon market to treble in value in 2006 – World BankEnvironmental Finance | 12 May 2006
The global carbon market could be worth $25-30 billion in 2006, based on volumes in the first four months of the year, according to the World Bank. Some $7.5 billion worth of carbon contracts changed hands up to the end of April, compared with almost $11 billion in the whole of 2005, the Bank's sixth annual market survey found*.
Tesco - the new green chameleon?Friends of the Earth- England, Wales and N.Ireland. | 26 Apr 2006
Friends of the Earth gave a cautious welcome to Tesco's new environment fund, announced, but said the supermarket giant still had a very long way to go if it was serious about greening its operations.
Deep blue seaGuardian Unlimited | 24 Apr 2006
David Cameron's Arctic tour came at a critical time: the climate is in crisis. But his bright green promises seem about as reliable as the planet's ice
Shedding light on call to ban bulbBBC | 21 Apr 2006
In February, Dr Matt Prescott used the Green Room to call for the traditional light bulb to be banned. This week, he responds to some of the comments and questions raised by readers.
Britain now 'eating the planet'BBC | 17 Apr 2006
The UK is about to run out of its own natural resources and become dependent on supplies from abroad, a report says.
Panama Canal set for $7.5bn revampBBC | 05 Apr 2006
For nearly 100 years the Panama Canal has been a key link in international shipping routes, handling an estimated 5% of world trade each year.
Nuclear clean-up bill soarsFriends of the Earth- Scotland | 04 Apr 2006
The cost of cleaning up Britain's nuclear sites (including those in Scotland) could soar to £70 billion, the Nuclear Decommissioning Authority revealed.
Record ethanol output will meet US needs: backersReuters | 29 Mar 2006
U.S. ethanol fuel makers "will be able to adequately supply ethanol to the markets that need it," an industry trade group said on Tuesday, trumpeting another monthly record in output.
Bradshaw warns: action needed on business wasteDEFRA - Department for Environment Food and Rural Affairs | 28 Mar 2006
Ben Bradshaw today urged businesses to take more action on waste as business and industrial waste issues are moving up the political agenda.
Soap star on board to tackle waste crimeEnvironment Agency | 23 Mar 2006
More commonly known for being on the wrong side of the law in his role as Grant Mitchell in EastEnders, Ross Kemp is warning businesses to stay on the right side of the law.
Alternative energy attracting more investorsReuters | 22 Mar 2006
A perfect storm of high energy prices, government subsidies and renewed interest from Wall Street is boosting investment in wind, solar and other alternative energy projects, said fund managers and other experts on Monday at a conference on renewable energy.