On the blog today we look at the launch of the campaign which urges people to trust their vets on the use of antibiotics, the news that plastic pollution in UK seas has fallen since the introduction of the 5p …
On the blog today we launch the start of Invasive Species Week, the Environment Minister meets a family attempting to go plastic free and the Rural Payments Agency provides an update on BPS payments.
Spring Statement: Single-use plastics and red diesel There is widespread coverage today including in The Times, BBC online, and The Guardian of the Treasury’s call for evidence on using taxes to address single-use plastic waste - announced in yesterday's Spring …
On today's blog we look at Minister Coffey's visit to Canada to discuss how we can turn the tide on plastic use; we respond to coverage on councils incinerating waste; we examine newly released emission statistics and we set out the Environment Agency's response to a Supreme Court ruling.
In today's blog, we look at the boom in UK food and drink exports, Farming Today's forestry week, lobster welfare, the Royal Household's plans to tackle plastic, and air pollution from woodburning stoves.
Litter Strategy working group and deposit return schemes The Times has today anticipated findings from a working group examining measures to reduce littering and increase recycling of drinks containers in England, including deposit and reward and return schemes.” It was …
Today on the blog, we outline our position on live animal exports for slaughter and plastic waste produced by supermarkets.
Today on the blog, we look at the EU's strategy on plastic waste, pledges from Iceland and other businesses to tackle plastic and reusable coffee cups for the Cabinet.
Today's blog includes a correction to claims made that the EU were responsible for the introduction of the 5p carrier bag charge in England and Iceland supermarket's commitment to banish plastic from its products by the end of 2023.
On the blog today, our response to the Mail's article on plastics; the Financial Times splash on chemical regulations; how the EA are helping in the snow and information on Avian Flu and African Swine Fever.