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(This article first appeared as a guest blog by Sally Uren in the Huffington Post on 3 December, 2013)

UK missing out on waste-to-energy power

Lack of plant capacity means valuable waste is being shipped overseas. 

A new consortium takes on the chai challenge

Key players in the tea industry come together to deal with climate change issues, rival crops and changing patterns of consumption. Heather Connon reports.

We need to ensure food supply whatever the weather, says Andrew Kuyk

Sustainable sourcing, product innovation and new expertise are the key components of a resilient food industry, says the Director of Sustainability at the Food and Drink Federation.

What does your paper footprint say about your business?

A company’s choice of paper reveals a lot about its priorities, but not all recycled papers are equal, says Roger East.

Council to save £3.5 million through recycling

In the UK, high commodity prices, landfill tax and some surprising collaborations are boosting recycling rates.

GM: time for a more nuanced debate

Anthony Kleanthous explains why picking sides on genetic modification isn’t as easy as it used to be.

India: a resource-efficient economy which should play to its strengths

Sustainable innovation must build on India's traditional practices, says Prodipto Ghosh, a member of Manmohan Singh's Council on Climate Change. 

A map to stimulate local fish markets in England

New data about the sustainability of coastal fisheries could mean more seasonal, local produce on menus and shelves. 

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