One-third of plastic packaging not widely recyclable

Up to a third of plastic packaging used by supermarkets across the UK is either ‘non-recyclable’ or difficult to salvage, a snapshot investigation by Which? has uncovered.

Manufacturing | Food and drink | Recycling | 20 July 2018

Mandatory carbon reporting announced for all large UK companies

All large companies will be required to report their carbon emissions and energy use from next April under a new framework announced by the UK government yesterday.

19 July 2018

Meat and dairy firms to be world’s biggest polluters by 2050

The top 20 meat and dairy firms produce more greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions than the entire UK, and are set to be the planet’s worst climate polluters within the next few decades.

18 July 2018



The denim dilemma

The fashion industry is killing rivers in several developing countries, according to hard-hitting documentary RiverBlue.  Producer Roger Williams talks to Huw Morris.

2 July 2018

Clearing the air

Change is afoot in the energy supply market, with the introduction of legislation to control combustion plant emissions. But how prepared are operators and regulators? John Dickson and Jane Hall investigate.

2 July 2018

Biology Lessons: acute biological phenomena

Designing in resilience to biological phenomena can help organisations to prepare more generally for the impacts of climate change, writes Tom Wycherley.

2 July 2018


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Avoid appearing 'plastic' on sustainability

Awareness of the issues associated with plastic waste is at an all-time high. Those improving sustainability and environmental performance will never have a better opportunity to present their case 

29 March 2018

Case law: Appeal dismissed for wind farm

The secretary of state refused an application for a development consent order for the construction of a wind farm near a special protection area that supported breeding pairs of red kites.

28 March 2018

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New IEMA code of conduct approved

Thank you to all members who got involved in our Code of Professional Conduct consultation.

1 July 2018

Download IEMA's new report on environmental auditing

Following a programme of study carried out with members, IEMA has recently released its Future Challenges of Environmental Auditing report.

1 July 2018

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Author of IEMA’s new Environmental Sustainability Skills for the Workforce courses.

1 July 2018

New assessor and mentor opportunities at IEMA

Those members who support others on their professional journey are the beating heart of IEMA.

1 July 2018

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