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Howard to begin food scraps recycling pilot program

Howard County will soon allow residents to add banana peels, egg shells and even old pizza boxes to their recyclables, becoming one of the first East Coast localities to start a large-scale composting program.

County's Stop Waste organization names best recyclers

Residents from Livermore, Hayward and Oakland won cash awards this week in a "recycling sort-off" competition sponsored by Alameda County's StopWaste.Org.

London's cycle hire scheme gets £25m boost to expand

London's flagship Barclays Cycle Hire scheme celebrates its first anniversary this week; and to mark the occasion today the Mayor has confirmed that Barclays Bank has agreed to provide another £25 million of sponsorship.

Making big strides in improving our environmental footprints

An investment programme, combined with better management procedures, were responsible for a continued improvement in the Guardian's environmental performance in the last financial year.