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Issue : 13 March 2009

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  • Scotland "key player" in green economy growthSubscription

    News9 March, 2009

    Scotland is a key player in driving the UKs low carbon economy forward, the Secretary of State for Scotland Jim Murphy has said. His comments follow the Governments Low Carbon Industrial Summitheld last week.Research from Innovas showed that low carbon and environmental goods and services already make a significant contribution to the regional economy.Sales ...

  • Enthusiasm for co-operative consensus revealed at Waste Action Forum Subscription

    News9 March, 2009

    An upbeat waste and recycling industry with a real desire for closer co-operation between companies and local authorities has been revealed at the latest Waste Action Forum. A positive consensus was clear at the meeting where WAF members met to discuss action to fight back against the ...

  • Reward people for not dropping litter, says author Bill BrysonSubscription

    News9 March, 2009

    Bottle bank deposit bank schemes, that reward people for not dropping litter, will help increase recycling and tackle the blight of littering in Britain, according to a new report.Think tank Policy Exchange and the Campaign to Protect Rural England launched a new report, Litterbugs, to highlight the problem of littering in Britain which costs £500 million a year for local authorities to clean up. ...

  • The Department of Health: No current figures on prescription wasteSubscription

    News9 March, 2009

    The Department of Health do not have current figures on the amount of prescription drugs thrown away and wasted.A spokesman said that the DH is currently commissioning work to establish the true extent of and the reasons for this waste and this will provide the basis for further action to reduce waste.He added: DH currently supports a range of initiatives including repeat dispensing, and Medicines Use Reviews where pharmacists help patients get ...

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