Today's blog looks at the success of the 5p plastic bag charge as the Environment Secretary reveals bag sales are down by 90% since it the charge was introduced. Furthermore, the Rural Payments Agency confirms that overdue agri-environment claims have been fully paid, we provide clarification on government reconsideration of metaldehyde ban and National Parks Minister, Lord Garner, visits New Forest Show.
Today's blog looks at a parliamentary motion to ban the export of plastic waste, as well as the Environment Agency's response to an electrical waste exports report.
We look at the Environment Secretary's visit to a waste-fighting primary school and the Environment Agency's consultation on the future of the close season for coarse fishing.
The Environment Secretary has given his support to the Telegraph's campaign to encourage Premier league football clubs to go green and the Fisheries Bill gets its second reading.
Kew reopens world’s largest Victorian greenhouse Kew Gardens has today reopened its Temperate House – the world’s largest Victorian greenhouse – after a five-year restoration project. The vast greenhouse is now home to a geographically arranged collection of 10,000 plants …
In today's blog we look at the latest efforts to cut plastic pollution in our environment and oceans.
Today's blog covers the discovery of a new plastic eating enzyme, Michael Gove's appearance on the One Show, fishing quotas and electric shock collars
On the blog today we summarise coverage of the Prime Minister's announcement on the Commonwealth Clean Oceans Alliance.
On the blog today we look at the use of disposable cups in the NHS and central government and coverage of Ofwat's plans for reform in the water sector.
On the blog today we look at the UK's ratification of the Minamata Convention, the various actions that industry are taking to reduce plastic waste and Minister Coffey's visit to East Africa. UK ratifies global treaty to reduce the use …