Serco-backed study shows that local authorities that operate recycling incentive schemes are sending less waste to landfill, but lack of data makes analysis difficult
It was to be a shining example of nudge theory in action. During the early days of the coalition the use of incentives rather than penalties to encourage people to recycle more was hailed by the government,...
Thirteen industry leaders, including Statoil, Siemens, Shell and Iberdrola, launch joint initiative to set emissions cap for new energy capacity
Campaigners renew calls for bottle deposit scheme in Scotland as images emerge of seabirds poisoned by growing tide of plastic pollution
New inspection regime will target lorry drivers and operators attempting to cheat vehicle emissions standards
It's a tragedy that it has taken such an awful tragedy to spark a long overdue debate about the excesses of deregulation, argues David Powell