The launch of the Scottish Government's public consultation on how to combat the global climate emergency has been condemned as “fiddling while the world burns”.
Keep Scotland Beautiful is under fire for links to an industry lobbyist who described moves to reduce the use of plastic bags as a "witch-hunt".
People issued with a fine for dropping litter in eight Scottish council areas faced no chance of being referred to the courts if they simply refused to pay, The Ferret can reveal.
Scottish beaches rated as “poor” for pollution have been given awards for “cleanliness”, prompting accusations that the public have been misled.
Scottish Government grant recipient involved in Alex Salmond's Iran visit remained as charity head for almost four years despite being disqualified from holding a directorship
The drinks and retail industries have been accused of deploying “dirty tricks” in an attempt to derail Scottish Government plans to introduce a deposit scheme for drinks containers.
Eight beaches across Scotland officially condemned as "poor" because their polluted bathing waters make people sick have been given prizes for "good water quality" by the government-backed charity, Keep Scotland Beautiful.