Our News Library lists all the Green Intelligence articles that ENWORKS has published since September 2009.

New consultation on Hazardous Waste Strategy for the UK

A new consultation has been published by the Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) on a proposed new strategy for hazardous waste management in the UK.

New Quality Protocol materials announced

The Environment Agency has announced that Quality Protocols will be developed for 4 new waste material streams as part of its Waste Protocol 2009/10 programme of work with the Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP).

Reduction on Climate Change Levy for plastics sector

The British Plastics Federation (BPF) has announced that it is in the final stages of entering into a Climate Change Agreement with the Department of Energy and Climate Change (DECC).

Agreement to help protect British farmland

Government has announced that a new commitment has been made between itself and the UK farming community to ensure British farmers support and protect wildlife and biodiversity.

F-gas reminder

The Department for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) has issued a reminder to engineers that work on equipment containing Fluorinated greenhouse gases (F-gases) and Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) that they need to now have certain qualifications in order to carry out this work.

Green technology bringing investment to UK car industry

Japanese car manufacturers Nissan and Toyota have given a boost to the UK car industry by announcing plans to produce low carbon batteries, engines and cars at sites across the UK.

2020 plastics challenge

A new campaign has been launched by the plastics recycling sector that aims to double the amount of plastic currently recycled in the UK by 2020.

Businesses reminded of benefits of water saving

The Environment Agency has reminded businesses of the benefits associated with implementing water saving measures.

Low Carbon Industrial Strategy

Government has published a new strategy on how it intends to turn the UK into a low carbon economy.

New trials into reusable packaging

The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has announced that it will be holding a series of industry trials looking at the benefits associated with reusable packaging.