80 per cent of owners are satisfied with their heat pumps

Heat pumps

Heat pumps have been welcomed by the majority of British owners across all property types in the first major nationwide survey. A new survey by Nesta, the innovation charity, finds that among people who have had a heat pump installed while living in their current home, 81 per cent are as satisfied or more satisfied […]

New universal definition of plastic reuse systems


A detailed plan to transform product packaging and significantly cut plastic production and pollution has been developed by researchers. The study comes as government representatives meet in Paris to negotiate a legally binding global plastics treaty with a mandate to end plastic pollution.  The research, published by the University of Portsmouth’s Global Plastics Policy Centre, commissioned by the Break Free From Plastic movement, consolidates […]

UK manufacturers get £1bn boost for net zero transition


NatWest aims to provide £1billion in extra lending to UK manufacturers to accelerate the transition to sustainability. The money is aimed at stimulating growth in the sector and helping manufacturers invest in cleaner, more efficient forms of energy generation and use, with lending deployed through loans, asset finance, and overdrafts. The assets, activities, companies which […]