Compostable carrier bag scheme launched across Greater Manchester

Compostable carriers can soon be bagged by any retailer in Greater Manchester it has been unveiled this week as part of the region’s ambitious...

Lidl’s New ‘Too Good To Waste’ Fruit & Veg Boxes Now Available In All...

After a successful trial in 122 stores, Lidl is rolling out the Too Good To Waste boxes to stores all stores across Great...

Widespread losses among pollinating insects in Britain study finds

Many insect pollinator species are disappearing from areas of Great Britain, a new study has found. The research, led by the Centre for Ecology &...

Mayor sets out bold ambition for Greater Manchester to be carbon-neutral by 2038

Residents, businesses and community groups – including 300 young people, from schools across Greater Manchester, joined together yesterday to launch the region’s environmental plan. Andy...

Tory fracking dash equivalent to the lifetime emissions of 300 million cars

New research from Labour released to coincide with a visit by Jeremy Corbyn to Lancashire, has found that Tory plans to force through dangerous...

Live bird camera feeds launched to mark the start of Spring

City of Trees, in partnership with the RSPB and Manchester City Council, has launched two live feeds; one from a nestbox and the other...

Scientists and campaigners to investigate river plastic pollution on Mersey

Greenpeace volunteers and scientists are collecting water samples from three different points along the Mersey using a filtering device called a manta net. The...

Tory energy cancellations risk power for 20 million homes

New figures obtained by Labour show that energy infrastructure projects cancelled or blocked under the Tories would have generated enough energy each...

Water quality in streams and rivers could be worse than we thought

Water quality in UK streams and rivers could be worse than currently estimated because we are failing to monitor micro-organisms throughout the...

Study finds River Tame one of the most polluted by microplastics

A new study has found that the River Tame in Greater Manchester is one of the most polluted by plastics in the...