Clean Air Strategy 2019 – Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Sets out the actions required across all parts of government and society to improve air quality. The strategy sets out how the UK will: protect the nation’s health; protect the environment; secure clean growth and innovation; reduce emissions from transport,

Sustainability in Public Health England 2018 – Public Health England

This report gives an in-depth analysis of Public Health England’s carbon footprint, particularly in relation to utility use, the production and management of waste and the business travel we undertake. It also highlights the progress they are making on sustainability inside the

Results of the 2016 PHE intercomparison of passive radon detectors – Public Health England

Evaluation of the results of international intercomparisons of passive radon detectors carried out in 2016. Radon is the largest and most variable contributor of radiation dose to the general population and this report (PHE–CRCE-042) considers the results for the intercomparison carried

Review and update of occupancy factors for UK homes – Public Health England

Occupancy factors are an important element in assessing the exposure from indoor radon in UK homes.  This document details: methods used in the review time spent at home by different population groups a discussion of the results Six population groups were

Air Pollution and Child Health: Prescribing Clean Air – World Health Organization

This report summarizes the latest scientific knowledge on the links between exposure to air pollution and adverse health effects in children. It is intended to inform and motivate individual and collective action by health care professionals to prevent damage to

Health and Sustainabilty Factsheet 1: March 2009: Waste Management: Public Health Perspectives on Mechanical Biological Treatment -Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This issue of the Health and Sustainability fact sheet covers the issue of waste managment looking at public health perspectives on mechanical biological treatment (MBT) of waste. MBT is a generic term used to describe the amalgamation of several mechanical and biological processes,

Health and Sustainability Factsheet 2: May 2009: Public Health Aspects of Sustainable Buildings – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Sustainable buildings, often also known as green buildings or eco-homes, are structures designed, built and operated in an ecological and resource-efficient manner. They aim to reduce the adverse human and environmental impacts, while improving our quality of life and economic well-being, and that achieve sustainability

Health and Sustainabilty Factsheet 3: Public Health and Sustainable Composting – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Every sustainability minded gardener is as proud of their home produced compost as they are of anything else cultivated in the garden. The transformation of garden and household waste into the rich, dark compost that can go on to sustain and enhance the life

Recycling and Public Health – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Most people in the UK are living in a manner that is not sustainable. If every country consumed natural resources at the rate the UK does, we would need three planets to live on. Current patterns of consumption are depleting natural resources

Health and Sustainabilty Factsheet 5: Sustainable plastic usage and public health – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Most of the health and eco-benefits of plastics relate to the limited use of natural resources and the relatively low levels of greenhouse gases (GHGs) emitted during their production, use and disposal, compared to other materials that might serve a similar function.  However the