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UK’s green economy four times larger than manufacturing sector, says report
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UK’s green economy four times larger than manufacturing sector, says report

The UK’s low carbon economy is now worth more than £200bn, four times the size of the country’s manufacturing sector, with growth expected to accelerate in the coming years, according to new analysis. Despite what experts say has been lacklustre and patchy support from central government, the analysis found more than 75,000 businesses from wind turbine...

Repairing and reusing household goods could create thousands of green jobs across the UK
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Repairing and reusing household goods could create thousands of green jobs across the UK

Reusing and repairing household goods, from washing machines to phones, and recycling throwaway consumer items such as plastic bottles, could create hundreds of thousands of green jobs across the UK, a thinktank has found. The UK creates thousands of tonnes of unnecessary waste each year, some of which is still exported, because of a failure to value...