New purchasing criteria to step up crackdown on illegal timber
The government has today announced that it is to tighten its procurement policy for timber products to better ensure timber used by the public sector is both legal and sustainable. Public sector bodies...
Supermarket plans to phase out own brand, single-use plastic packaging within five years, as rival Lidl announces ban on black plastic across fruit and veg range
Ministers meeting on climate change, oceans and clean energy kicks off with joint UK-Canada commitment to smart grids and energy storage
National Drought Action Group warns water supplies in north of England remain low after scant rainfall this summer proved 'tough on farmers'
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