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Local authorities are being urged to bid for a share of a new £5m government grant scheme that aims to improve curb emissions from the UK’s bus fleet.

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Waste advisory charity WRAP and environmental consultancy Valpak are to team up to research the lifecycle of card and paper, it was announced yesterday.

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Household recycling rates in England are maintaining steady improvement, but currently look set to fall short of meeting EU targets for 2020, according to data released yesterday by the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra).

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Over 3,000 people have called on the government to reconsider proposals to limit access to feed-in tariff (FiT) incentives, in a petition handed to four Whitehall departments by trade association RenewableUK yesterday.

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Green government programmes could face even steeper spending cuts than many feared over the course of the parliament, after chancellor George Osborne yesterday called on all unprotected government departments to draw up plans to identify savings of up to 40 per cent.

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