Aviation is one of the fastest-growing sources of global-warming gases
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Tuesday 19 November 2013
Pace4Life say thousands of the life-saving devices are thrown away each year, when they could be used to treat patients in the developing world
Tuesday 12 November 2013
David Wicks (Michael French) was in particularly good form on EastEnders last night, delivering a masterclass in menace.
Tuesday 05 November 2013
Give your children an early lesson in values with this pick of educational and environmentally friendly playthings
Monday 14 October 2013
Which constituency does the great temple beneath the arch serve?
Friday 20 September 2013
After BBC anchor Simon McCoy picked up a pack of printer paper instead of his iPad, hordes of eager Apple fans fell into the same trap! D'oh!
Sunday 15 September 2013
Middle-class problems: Recycling
Thursday 22 August 2013
From walk-in wardrobes to guest bedrooms - 76 per cent of new students' parents have grand designs for their kids' rooms
Friday 16 August 2013
New homes should be built with storage areas for wheelie bins to end the scourge of “bin-blighted” streets in England, the Communities Secretary has said.
Homeless man dies from ‘catastrophic injuries’ after bin he was sleeping in is taken to recycling plant
Wednesday 14 August 2013
Ranjit Singh’s body was discovered among piles of rubbish
Friday 09 August 2013
The Week in Books
Lanterns are a 'threat to life': senior MP speaks out following the biggest fire ever seen at a West Midlands factory
Tuesday 02 July 2013
Calls for a ban on Chinese lanterns are made after one is understood to have started a fire causing £6million in damage
Monday 01 July 2013
As thousands of Glastonbury festival-goers pack up their tents today they will wade through fields of litter, not mud.
Sunday 23 June 2013
Plans by a Welsh council to restrict the amount of rubbish to be collected to two sacks per fortnight have provoked anger, with more than 1,000 people signing a petition opposing the limit.
Thursday 13 June 2013
Refuse and recycling workers at a Green Party controlled council will launch a week-long strike over pay tomorrow, causing collections to be suspended.
Sunday 02 June 2013
In the face of a seemingly never-ending recession, a group of Italian workers is attempting to reassume control of its own destiny by occupying the factory that laid them off – in order to start their own business.
Britain to take more refugees as Cameron bows to pressure after more than 250,000 back our campaign
Senior British politicians tell David Cameron: When dead children are being washed up on beaches – it's time to act
Jeremy Corbyn calls Osama bin Laden's killing a 'tragedy' - but was it taken out of context?
If these extraordinarily powerful images of a dead Syrian child washed up on a beach don't change Europe's attitude to refugees, what will?
Make your voice heard: Sign The Independent's petition to welcome refugees
If you're not already angry about the refugee crisis, here's a history lesson to remind you why you really should be
- 1 What marriage would look like if we actually followed the Bible
- 3 'Heartbreaking' Syria orphan photo wasn't taken in Syria and not of orphan
- 5 Orthorexia nervosa: How becoming obsessed with healthy eating can lead to malnutrition