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UK Recycling Update: the good, bad and the ugly.

The good The UK is now recycling twice as much as it did 3 years ago. The current 25% target was surpassed with an actual average recycling rate of 26.7%. See here. The bad The sorting part of the recycling … Continue reading

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Are bio-fuels the ‘new GMOs’?

Photo Digital Vision. Give us on this day our daily bread and forgive us for destroying the planet we love. Oh bugger. Here we go again. Drop a humble slice of bread into your toaster and you kill an orangutan … Continue reading

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World’s largest wind farm to be near London.

Plans for two major offshore wind farms in the Thames Estuary have been given the green light by the government. Trade and Industry Secretary Alistair Darling said one of the schemes, called London Array, would be the world’s biggest on … Continue reading

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