Greener UK shortlisted for The Charity Awards

Greener UK shortlisted for The Charity Awards
We are thrilled to announce that our work with the Greener UK coalition has been shortlisted for The Charity Awards. 
 
This is a recognition of this unprecedented and powerful collaboration of 14 partner organisations, and over 50 supporter organisations and networks, working together to get the best for the environment through Brexit.

Learn more about Greener UK here
 

Nearly half of aluminium packaging still isn't recycled

Four steps towards achieving 100% recycling
Nearly half of aluminium packaging still isn't recycled
Despite being the most valuable recyclable material householders commonly throw away, nearly half of aluminium packaging still isn’t being recycled. As Michael Gove overhauls England’s recycling system, the public focus has mainly been on plastic, but our new report shows that reforms could also make sure nearly all waste aluminium packaging is recovered.

Closing the loop: four steps towards 100% aluminium recycling 
Press release 

Five net zero policies that do more than cut carbon

Five net zero policies that do more than cut carbon
Following the launch of the Committee on Climate Change’s net zero report, our infographic makes the economic and social case for acting on net zero now.

The report sets out five key climate policies that will not only end the UK’s contribution to climate change, but will also save money, improve health, benefit nature and create new jobs across the UK.

Acting on net zero now

Cut heat demand by 40%

A one-step approach to net zero energy homes
Cut heat demand by 40%


The UK could significantly cut consumer energy bills and reduce its carbon emissions and gas demand using the Dutch ‘Energiesprong’ (energy leap) approach to retrofitting homes, according to our new report. 

Reinventing retrofit: how to scale up home energy efficiency in the UK 
Press release

Cutting the climate impact of land use

Cutting the climate impact of land use
Greenhouse gas emissions from the UK's agriculture and land use haven't fallen since 2008. Without rapid action the sector is on course to be the biggest emitter in the UK economy by 2050. 

Our new report sets out how more ambitious government policy could cut emissions from land use by nearly 60 per cent by 2030. The measures we propose would not only help farms to be more productive and resilient to climate impacts but would also be better for wildlife and reduce flood risk. 

Read it here: Cutting the climate impact of land use
Press release

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