Pioneering Manchester project will transform Waste plastic into new products

Single-use plastic will get a sustainable lease of life as part of a new project led by Manchester Metropolitan University to transform waste into...

Green COVID-19 recovery packages can boost economic growth and tackle climate change, researchers say

An analysis of possible COVID-19 economic recovery packages shows the potential for strong alignment between the economy and the environment. The direction of these measures over...

Road verges could be havens for pollinators

Better-managed road verges can help boost pollinating insects, new research shows. Pollinators such as bees, butterflies and hoverflies benefit from the plants and flowers in...

Professor Brian Cox to speak at Greater Manchester’s Green Summit taking place next week

RENOWNED physicist and broadcaster Professor Brian Cox is among the latest speakers confirmed at the Greater Manchester Green Summit, taking place next week from...

Decarbonising Northern homes could create 77,000 new green jobs in post-pandemic stimulus

Retrofitting homes in the North of England, as part of an effort to meet the UK’s commitments in the Paris Agreement, could create 77,000...

Dumped Contaminated Face Masks Blight the UK Causing Health & Safety Nightmare

Litter pickers across the UK are reporting a huge increase in the number of dumped contaminated disposable face masks being spotted during their patrols,...

Oldham Councillors agree plans for new and bigger street bins – and some...

Oldham Council is set to install new and bigger street bins across the borough. On Monday night Cabinet agreed plans which aim to help reduce...

New retrofit task force meets tasked for with making region’s homes fit for a...

NEW task force will bring together some of the best minds in energy, education and infrastructure to ensure the city-region’s homes and buildings are...

New funding for 12 high-impact projects to help tackle the climate crisis

A raft of new projects designed to help the UK tackle the climate and nature emergency is announced by The Wildlife Trusts. They focus...

Oddbox enters Manchester with food waste fighting fruit and veg boxes

Oddbox has been operating its weekly ‘rescue mission’ in London for the last five years, and more recently expanded throughout the South and Midlands....