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The much-maligned Brussels sprout has been given a new lease of life this festive season – as a battery to light a Christmas tree.
A group of London entrepreneurs who are boosting the capital’s green economy have been recognised for their innovative sustainable solutions by the Mayor of London Boris Johnson.
A start-up that is drawing on creative collaboration and partnerships to solve some of the world’s most pressing social and environmental challenges is calling on brands to get involved in its latest fast-growing grassroots project that aims to get kids to reconnect with nature and wildlife.
Collaboration and co-operation between businesses and other entities is becoming vital as business and society look for innovative solutions for a sustainable future, reports Heather Connon.
Just a few yards from the choked M4 motorway, beyond the massive settling tanks and a steaming, 500-tonne mountain of black sewage sludge at Slough treatment works, a modern alchemy is taking place that could potentially keep the world in food for a few more years.
A UK start-up, which is developing high performance kites to generate electricity, is heading to Brazil to explore business opportunities for its next generation wind technology in offshore wind and remote mining.
A system of food production that combines fish breeding and vegetable growing without the use of soil could transform our urban roofspaces into highly productive sustainable farms and help address a looming global food crisis, according to scientists.
Around a dozen small to medium-sized UK manufacturers of innovative technologies, such as fuel cells and 3-D printed filters, are to visit China this month to explore green business opportunities.
The first 'next generation’ offshore turbines – at nearly double the output of standard ones – will start turning in UK waters today in what is being described as an important step in bringing down the costs of offshore wind.
Businesses on an industrial park in London are to be part of the first Cradle to Cradle (C2C) demonstrator of its kind in the UK.
The man who has bankrolled the production of the world's first lab-grown hamburger has been revealed as Google co-founder Sergey Brin.
A trial of the largest battery in Europe, which proponents hope will transform the UK electricity grid and boost renewable energy is due to start in Leighton Buzzard, Bedfordshire.
A super energy efficient house with kitchen, bathroom, windows and doors fully installed and fitted off-site is to be showcased at the BRE Innovation Park in Watford.
Carmakers have joined forces with the Government to invest £1 billion in a research centre to develop low carbon technologies to succeed diesel and petrol engines.
Leading UK sustainable building innovation and certification body, BRE, is to set up its first research and showcase park in Latin America.