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Liverpool’s Clean Air Zone plans get a mixed response

The Government has instructed Liverpool City Council to curb its carbon emissions in the city – but residents and environmentalists have conflicting views over how a Clean Air Zone should be implemented.  Various forms of Clean Air Zones (CAZ) have been...

‘Green wall’ unveiled at Liverpool ONE’s Chavasse Park

A new green wall has been installed at the entrance of Chavasse Park in Liverpool. Unveiled last Friday, the wall is 27 metres long and two metres high. It has about 8,000 plants from 24 different species planted on it, which...

Two years before wildlife can return to devastated marsh, says expert

Experts say it could be two years before wildlife returns to marshland which was devastated by a fire at the weekend. The Neston Reedbed reserve at Parkgate, Wirral, which is home to an array of significant wildlife in the area,...

Liverpool scientist aiming to make plastics more environmentally friendly

A Liverpool-based scientist is developing research that could change our relationship with plastic. Dr Andrew Carnell, of the University of Liverpool, is pioneering the use of enzymes to make plastics more environmentally friendly. His main area of research in developing bio...
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St Helens college leads Merseyside schools with environmental leap

A St Helens college is leading Merseyside's schools and colleges with a new environmentally-charged syllabus. Carmel College, on Prescot Road, was provided funding of £8000 to establish the Sustainable Steps Towards Sustainability project. The project aims to provide students with the...
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Royal Albert Dock launches zero waste programme

With 84 businesses and countless tourists, the Royal Albert Dock has to deal with an abundance of waste, so they have launched a zero waste programme. Instead of having separate waste programmes for every business on site, the Royal Albert...

Deadline for £165,000 community recycling and reuse fund is approaching

Community organisations who want a share of a £165000 fund to help make Liverpool a greener city are being urged to get their applications in soon. The money is part of the Merseyside Recycling & Waste Authority and Veolia Community...

Climate activists target SUVs on Liverpool streets

SUV owners near Allerton Road awoke on Tuesday to find their tyres deflated by climate activists. The 'Tyre Extinguishers' struck SUV tyres across the country this week, including a number of vehicles in Liverpool. SUVs are highly-polluting vehicles and so the...
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‘Keep rubbish clean’ message to help boost Merseyside recycling

A new campaign is urging Merseyside residents to recycle more and waste less by using the right bins for their rubbish. Merseyside Recycling and Waste Authority aims to ensure that residents are putting their rubbish in the correct bins to...

Liverpool charity trains homeless people in unique city coffee shop

Liverpool charity Papercup Project is now set to open a new coffee shop that will train rough sleepers. Estimates from the Office for National Statistics suggest 29 homeless deaths were registered in Liverpool last year. Many homeless people will be staying with family or friends, or...