For some time, the Government has been announcing plans for new waste management strategies to help combat the effects of climate change. Waste reduction, and where that is not possible, using waste as a resource is one of the key ways to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. With regard to food surpluses and waste, one strategy […]
Sustainability and sustainability plans form a large part of the “E” part of ESG. However, the majority of businesses are still at the start of their ESG “journey” and are learning how to make sense of these requirements. So, firstly if your customers are demanding to be told your Net Zero Target and to see […]
The rapid rise in energy costs over recent months is concerning for businesses of all sizes across all sectors of the UK economy. The announcement of the Energy Bill Relief Scheme in September was a welcome lifeline, but the reality is bills will continue to be far higher for the foreseeable future than they were […]
SMEs make up the majority of businesses in the UK. Therefore, their (i) combined use of resources and (ii) output in emissions can make a huge difference to the UK’s environmental strategy. The Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) offers a range of tools for SMEs to help make their businesses more energy […]
In the sixth article looking at the key themes arising from the Climate Change Committee’s (“CCC”) 2022 Progress Report, Kirstin Roberts takes a look at the impact for the waste industry. A version of this article was first published in the CIWM Journal for September/October 2022, which CIWM members can read here. The CCC has […]
Introduction Following our recent articles which looked at the key themes arising from the Climate Change Committee’s (“CCC”) 2022 Progress Report, in this our fifth article in the series, we take a more detailed look at what the report says about the decarbonisation of heat. See the previous articles on the CCC here: “Actions speak […]
In the fourth instalment of our series examining the Climate Change Committee’s (“CCC”) 2022 Progress Report to Parliament, we examine the findings relating to electric vehicles (“EVs”), EV charging infrastructure (“EVCI”), zero-emissions, and buses. See the CCC’s progress report here. See our previous articles on the CCC’s report: “Actions speak louder than words”: reviewing the […]
In this third instalment of our series examining the Climate Change Committee’s (“CCC”) 2022 Progress Report to Parliament, we examine the findings relating to electricity supply. Our previous articles on the report: “Actions speak louder than words”: reviewing the Climate Change Committee 2022 Report to Parliament The Climate Change Committee Report 2022: is decarbonising UK […]
Hot on the heels of the Government food strategy comes the consultation on improved reporting of food waste by large food businesses in England Date: June 2022. It may feel like we’re drowning in consultations in the food and waste sectors. Setting aside the purely waste related consultations, in the food sector we have: Waste […]
The Freeths Clean Energy team is thrilled to have advised Cambridge Power Ltd on its framework with Brookfield Renewable, one of the largest owners and operators of clean energy assets globally. Cambridge Power has agreed with Brookfield to develop on an exclusive basis more than 800-MW of battery storage and 185-MW of co-located solar PV projects over the […]
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