New guidelines also explain how some recycled items need to be disposed of in certain ways
WRAP has unveiled guidelines to improve consistency of England's recycling collections, but will it be enough to boost recycling rates?
Industry and government-backed guidelines set out three core collection systems aimed at boosting quantity and quality of recycling
A clear national emissions reduction plan and greater support from local authorities for low carbon projects could deliver further benefits to the region, writes Aldersgate Group's Nick Molho
Low carbon policy landscape would boost private investment in the North, says green business group, pointing to significant potential for further growth in the region
Consultancy Eunomia ranks recycling performance of councils in England, Wales and NI by CO2 savings
More than half of 2,000 farms in England surveyed by Defra do not consider greenhouse gas emissions in their decisions on crops, land and livestock
Latest official green economy data for 2014 has been published by the ONS - BusinessGreen charts the key findings
The latest recycling figures from Defra suggest English recycling rates are stalling, putting our 2020 targets further out of reach. What's going on?
Savings delivered after Arts Council England included environmental reporting requirements in its major funding agreements
New Nike kits are made using material produced from 18 recycled plastic bottles
Liverpool is looking to offshore wind to position itself as 'a city which is both green and competitive'
New devolved powers are helping the Yorkshire city drive its green economy
Institution of Civil Engineers warns delayed implementation of reservoir safety regulation is putting properties at risk
Report argues proposed £25bn scheme "has not demonstrated sufficient value as a low-carbon energy source to override regional and environmental concerns"
Councillor says £100m initiative should help 12,000 homes fit energy efficiency measures
Advertising Standards Authority concludes campaign group's anti-wind farm leaflets are misleading
WWF Cymru's Alun Jones argues that certain countries are good at rugby, but lousy at renewable energy
Council's decision will not derail new reactors, Energy and Climate Change Secretary insists
Former Welsh Secretary tells MPs controversial tidal power project will boost UK energy security and slash emissions
Planning permission granted for Countryside Renewables' project next to the village of Exning
Financial Times suggests investigation could complicate strike price negotiations and unsettle investors
Combined approach using a range of green technologies could provide 14GW of capacity, report says
WoodBuds promise to deliver some of the world's most eco-friendly headphones