ENDS Report Issue 334, November 2002

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  • Trucost green rating scheme

    A new scheme seeks to quantify companies' environmental performance in a single percentage figure - and it uses financial data in the absence of more specific data

  • DTI's secret nuclear agenda

    The DTI has told Ministers that new nuclear power stations are needed to meet future CO2 reduction targets - but the case is built on some highly controversial assumptions

  • Consultancy market update

    ENDS' latest market analysis of the market for environmental consultancy services finds the sector growing at 10% per year, despite a general slow down in the economy

Waste management

  • Fridge mountain subsides

    The UK's stockpile of discarded fridges look set to reduce as recycling capacity has now reached two million per year and is still expanding


  • Cosmetics under fire

    Green groups citing health concerns are calling on European cosmetics manufacturers to phase out phthalate solvents and denaturants from their formulations



  • Tradeable landfill permits

    A Bill limiting the amount of biodegradable waste local authorities can landfill has been introduced into the Lords - with powers to allow the trading of councils' "allowances"

UK policy

  • Emissions trading projects

    The Government has unveiled plans to let emission reduction projects enter the UK greenhouse gas trading scheme next year - but is trading cautiously


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