Quorn unveils carbon footprint labelling of its products

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Quorn has announced that they will be adding a carbon footprint label to their most popular products. In a move to be more transparent with customers, Quorn is introducing carbon footprint data for sixty per cent of its product volume, with the aim of better informing people who want to understand the environmental impact of […]

Business leaders appointed for Climate Assembly UK

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Business leaders from across the UK have been appointed for the UK’s first citizens’ assembly on climate change. The Climate Assembly UK was commissioned by six cross-party House of Commons Select Committees in summer 2019, in response to the Government’s commitment to meet net zero carbon emissions by 2050. The Assembly, 110 members strong, are representative of […]

Subsidy-free bifacial solar PV-plus-storage project completed in England

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#SmartSolarStorage2020: GRIDSERVE said its new solar-plus-storage site is the first in the UK to include bifacial PV modules and single-axis trackers, as well as being unsubsidised. Image: GRIDSERVE. Renewables developer GRIDSERVE has completed a “game changing” hybrid solar-plus-storage farm in York, UK, claiming it to be the first in the country to boast single-axis trackers and […]

UK’s first zero-emissions street to be trialled in London

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The City of London Corporation (CLC) has announced that the capital will get its first zero-emissions street. Beech Street, much of which runs under the Barbican Estate, will now be restricted to zero emission vehicles, cyclists and pedestrians by Spring 2020. This new initiative is subject to final approval by Transport for London (TfL). Emergency […]

Norwegian airline Widerøe teams with Rolls-Royce to research zero emission flights

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Widerøe, the largest regional airline in Scandinavia, has partnered with industrial technology experts Rolls Royce to develop zero emissions air travel. The programme, announced at a Clean Aerospace event at the British Embassy in Oslo, is part of Widerøe´s goal of replacing their regional fleet of over 30 planes with new electric ones by 2030. […]

Asda commits to refill scheme in effort to reduce marine plastic

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Asda has partnered with the non-profit organisation City to Sea to implement free water-refill schemes in all Asda cafes. The supermarket giant has committed to reducing the amount of plastic pollution reaching oceans by joining City to Sea’s ‘Refill Revolution’, providing customers with free water stations to refill bottles in all Asda cafes. The implementation […]

8 products that will make your lifestyle sustainable

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Living sustainably doesn’t mean you have to live without luxuries but instead be aware of your resource consumption and choose options that reduce unnecessary waste. Living sustainably doesn’t mean you have to live without luxuries but instead be aware of your resource consumption and choose options that reduce unnecessary waste. Urban consumption contributes 10% of […]

Tesco launches new drive to create new products out of food waste

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The famous supermarket chain will support the circular economy model by reusing unsold fresh bakery bread to make olive crostini’s and bread pudding. Tesco, a well-known British supermarket with approximately 7000 stores worldwide, has recently launched a new project to eliminate the immense amounts of bread wastage the UK experiences daily. The initiative will give […]

Jeans go from blue to green

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The new wave of sustainable jeans is here. Denim producers, Blackhorse Lane Ateliers allow transparency – fashions latest buzz – by inviting potential customers into their factory to present to them how hygienic and environmentally friendly their workspace is, as well as how content employees are with their job and how durable and timeless their […]

3 of the ‘Big Six’ energy firms switch to electric fleets

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Three of the ‘Big Six’ energy companies have promised to ensure all their employee vehicles are electric by 2030. SSE, Centrica and Mitie have all committed to the EV100, The Climate Group’s pledge targeting companies to accelerate the use of electric vehicles (EVs), aiming to make electrification the “new normal” by 2030. The Climate Group […]