Brussels News

Christmas tree collection day

Anyone in Brussels wanting to recycle a Christmas tree may put in out on the pavement from 18.00 on 7 January to be collected on 8 January. The trees (no artificial ones are accepted) must not be...
Jersey News

Jersey warned of water shortage

Jersey has been asked to save water as reserves in the island are running low after lack of rain during the autumn. Households have been requested not to use running water for washing. They have been...
Barcelona News


Polluting cars in Barcelona will be barred altogether from clean air zones, which are to be created in Catalonia
Dublin News

Dublin receives poor litter rating

Dublin city has polled poorly in the annual national anti-litter survey commissioned by Irish Business Against Litter (IBAL) and conducted by An Taisce, Ireland
Copenhagen News

Recycling grant for Copenhagen

Copenhagen has been chosen to lead an international campaign to improve efficiency of plastic recycling and reduce the amount of plastic finding its way into normal waste. The city has won a subst...
Jersey News

Jersey, Channel Islands, alerted to Asian hornet invasion

They are big, they eat honey bees and their sting has been described as "like a hot nail being driven into your flesh." And the bad news is that they could be on their way to Jersey. The Asian hornet...
Copenhagen News

Copenhagen air quality improves

The quality of air in Copenhagen has improved dramatically in the last decade, reports the Copenhagen Post. According to figures from the National Environmental Research Institute, ultrafine particle...
Brussels News

Emergency air pollution measures in Brussels are failing

Levels of damaging fine particulate matter, caused mainly by vehicle emissions, have exceeded EU limits on 41 days already this year in Brussels. The official EU quota for days on which limits can be...
Paris News

Parisians generating less rubbish

Parisians are throwing out 30 kg less rubbish per household than in the year 2000, according to the Observatoire regional des d
Paris News

Autolib to go live autumn 2011

Paris is to launch the largest electric car hire scheme in the world this autumn. Details have been released of the Autolib scheme, available by subscription only, which will have 3,000 vehicles avail...
Vienna News

Vienna fails to meet clean air targets

Vienna exceeded EU limits for the type of particulate pollution mostly caused by vehicle exhaust fumes last year and now faces stiff penalties from the EU for breaching air quality legislation. On...
Madrid News

Pollutants not monitored adequately in Madrid

Madrid city council is failing to monitor levels of one of the most dangerous pollutants. Only 25 per cent of its measuring stations have sensors to give data on levels of PM2.5, a hazardous particula...
Jersey News

Jersey's Ramsar sites get protection plan

A plan to protect the sensitive marine habitat in Jersey
Jersey News

Jersey's White House turns green

The National Trust for Jersey is facing a fierce backlash after islanders saw red after its decision to paint the island
London News

Reducing pollution on London’s busiest streets

A trial has begun in the capital to reduce levels of pollutants in the air by spraying roads with a dust suppressant that causes dangerous particulates to stick to the road surface. Transport for...
Jersey News

Save St Aubin’s Jersey, Channel Islands

Almost 3,000 people have signed a protest against a planned development in St Aubin
Jersey News

Save our Jersey coastline

We all care about threats to the environment, but how many of us do anything about it? How many write to the newspapers, lobby their local politicians, lie down in front of the bulldozers? Most of us...
Jersey News

Grand Hotel in Jersey Channel Islands raises money for Durrell

Guests at the Grand Hotel in Jersey are helping to raise money for Durrell Wildlife Conservation Trust. The five-star hotel is asking clients if they will add


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