Tag Archives: Green Alliance

Farming practices add millions to cost of UK food

Unsustainable farming practices are adding hundreds of millions of pounds a year to the cost of UK food production, according to a new study which calls for government policies to restore the environmental health of farmland. The report by Green Alliance found the impact of current farming practices on soil health alone creates almost £250m…
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Circular economy to boost employment in the UK

A NEW REPORT out has suggested an improved circular economy could create over 200,000 jobs in the UK by 2030.                           The report by Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) and charity Green Alliance outlines how improving resource efficiency could make a 'valuable…
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Landfill’s End?

POLITICIANS HAVE raised the prospect of a total ban on sending food waste to the tip but the industry is in two minds about the benefits.                     Food waste has been thrust into the spotlight. A number of heavyweight reports have whetted the media and, in turn,…
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WRAP speaks to the Green Alliance / CBI conference on resource security

PRODUCT reuse could hold the key to issues of resource security says WRAP   You'll remember that the Footprint Awards we themed the evening around "upcycling".  There are echos of that concept in what WRAP have highlighted in this speech to the Green Alliance/CBI Conference.   Growth of the world’s emerging economies, and a corresponding increase in…
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