Environment Agency

  • Ground-breaking UK study points to future of water management worldwide

    As World Water Week 2014 convened in Stockholm, the Environment Agency and the Water Footprint Network launched the results of a pioneering new study of water use in a densely populated region of the UK; the Hertfordshire and North London… Read More

  • Manufacturing industry saves £2 million in water costs

    SIGNATORIES TO the Federation House Commitment (FHC) significantly reduced the amount of water used in the manufacture of food and drink last year, saving the industry £2 million in the purchase price of water alone. The news comes as part… Read More

  • Waste4Fuel High Court verdict still not reached

    THE ENVIRONMNENT Agency’s (EA) battle with recycling company, Waste4Fuel continues over its current site St Paul’s Cray, Bromley as court is adjourned once again.                     Waste4Fuel specialises in the collection and… Read More

  • Jamie’s Italian fined by Environment Agency

    JAMIE OLIVER’S flagship Italian restaurant chain was named in the Environment Agency’s civil sanctions list after it failed to comply with strict recycling laws.                     The TV chef’s company, which operates… Read More

  • The Next Green Thing: Energy Optimisation

    Strong currents   HERE’S SOMETHING you might not know: the declared electricity supply in the UK is 230 volts with a tolerance of ±10%. Yet the voltage supplied to you will typically be around 245V. Most appliances will work more efficiently… Read More

  • Food and drink industry recognised for cutting environmental cost

    THE FOOD and drink industry has been praised by Lord Smith, Chairman of the Environment Agency, for cutting the environmental costs of feeding Britain.   Speaking during a visit to Coca-Cola’s factory in Wakefield, Lord Smith praised efforts by food… Read More

  • April showers ease water fears

    PUBLIC WATER supplies, agricultural water stores and wildlife habitats have been replenished by April downpours. The wettest April on record and continuing rain in May have significantly reduced the risks of serious drought and widespread water restrictions this summer, according… Read More

  • Drought to continue past Christmas

    BUSINESSES HAVE been urged to use water wisely with the Environment Agency warning that the current drought conditions could last “beyond Christmas”.   Seventeen counties in South West England and the Midlands have moved into official drought status, after two… Read More


    Foodservice companies and analysts are warning that the results of the first ever Carbon Reduction Commitment league table should be taken with a pinch of salt.   Published by the Environment Agency (EA), the table ranks over 2,000 of the UK’s biggest… Read More