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National round-up: UK carbon footprint, waste, Scottish Forum on Natural capital, conservation, air quality, sustainable transport »

News from across the United Kingdom: the UK's carbon footprint; local authority waste management report; new Scottish Forum on Natural Capital; improving air quality; sustainable transport.

Think global, act… personal: sustainable development and the future of social care »

Catherine Max describes innovative work by the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE) and Bristol City Council to explore whether personalisation can stimulate the market for environmentally sustainable services.

Online resources round-up: impact calculator, climate graphs, local maps, earth map, Scottish info »

The SDRN highlights new online resources: environmental impact calculator; graphs of climate indicators; mapping local authority data; online information on the environment in Scotland; Eye on Earth mapping service.

Delivering better and more sustainable services through ISO certification »

Putting in place an Environmental Management System at Three Rivers District Council, and achieving certification to the international standard ISO 14001, helped staff to become more committed and focused on environmental issues.