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  1. Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate
    Queen Elizabeth II bans plastic from the Royal Estate 13 Feb 2018

    The Queen of the United Kingdom has reportedly banned plastic straws and bottles from being used across the various Royal homes and palaces.

    Europe,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  2. UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water
    UK rail stations latest to introduce free drinking water 13 Feb 2018

    Network Rail, the public body which manages the UK’s rail infrastructure, has announced plans to provide free drinking water across all of its railway stations.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  3. UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe
    UK pledges £21.5 million for climate change adaptation in Zimbabwe 12 Feb 2018

    The UK’s Department of International Development (DFID) has announced new funding to support climate change programmes in Zimbabwe.

    Africa,Policy,Agriculture,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  4. New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven
    New vertical forest to be built in Eindhoven 12 Feb 2018

    The Dutch city of Eindhoven will play host to new apartments designed to provide a model for sustainable residential buildings.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  5. Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel
    Engineers have made wood that is stronger than steel 9 Feb 2018

    Researchers at the University of Maryland in the US have developed a new type of super-strong wood, which could replace the use of steel in manufacturing.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  6. Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance
    Connect climate change to real stories and people, says new UN guidance 9 Feb 2018

    The UN has produced new guidance for how its scientists should communicate the impacts of climate change.

    Worldwide,Policy,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  7. British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project
    British Royal Family to host sustainable fashion project 8 Feb 2018

    The UK’s royal family will take part in an upcoming fashion initiative to celebrate sustainable clothing by designers from nations of the Commonwealth.

    Europe,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  8. Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years
    Dunkin’ Donuts to remove all foam cups within two years 8 Feb 2018

    Submerging your sugary-based treats in coffee has just been made easier and more sustainable.

    North America,Tech. & Innovation,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  9. Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets
    Eurostar to drastically reduce plastic waste under new sustainability targets 8 Feb 2018

    Eurostar, the high-speed train operator between the UK and mainland Europe, has set itself a new 10-point plan to fully incorporate sustainability into its business.

    Europe,Transport,Sustainable Innovation Forum
  10. Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges
    Tourism in Australia can respond to climate challenges 8 Feb 2018

    A new report from the Climate Council has highlighted both the threats and opportunities climate change poses for the tourism industry in Australia.

    Oceania,Policy,Carbon Reduction,Sustainable Innovation Forum

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