UK’s first industrial carbon capture project to be developed in Cheshire

Plans to build Britain's first industrial-scale carbon capture and utilisation demonstration plant in Cheshire have been revealed. The £16.7 million project will be located at...

Boots to banish plastic bags from all its stores by next year

Boots will become the first national pharmacy, health and beauty retailer in the UK to move to unbleached (brown) paper carrier bags as standard. It...

Noise pollution is hampering birds communicating with each other

Noise pollution is making it difficult for birds to communicate with each other and it could lead to a severe decline in numbers. In spring,...

Britain is set to achieve a historic electricity generation milestone this year, with more...

This year, for the first time since the Industrial Revolution, more of Britain’s electricity production will come from zero carbon energy sources, than fossil...

Pioneering clean air scheme will Protect Playgrounds from pollution in Manchester

A new pilot scheme which aims to boost air quality in school playgrounds located next to major roads is set to launch in Manchester. Scientists...

Greater Manchester signs up for people-friendly streets

To mark the city-region’s Clean Air Week, Greater Manchester has today joined Edinburgh, Paris, New York and Bogota in signing up to the Open...

Manchester’s Busiest EV Charge Location Expands

Intu Trafford Centre has just completed its latest clean air initiative, significantly increasing the number of its on-site EV charge points available to shoppers. As...

Government rejects recommendations to force fashion industry pay to clean up its act

The report published in February by the House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee called on the Government to end the era of throwaway fashion...

One Greater Manchester borough is leading the way in Bee-autiful grass verges

The borough of Rochdale is taking a stand and creating flowering grass verges to help stop the worrying decline of bees and other insect...

Government backs Greater Manchester’s accelerated plans for carbon neutral living by 2038

GREATER Manchester’s ambitious and ground-breaking plans to become the UK’s leading green and digital city-region have been backed by Government in the city-region’s new Local...