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Caroline Spelman, the new Environment Secretary, has pledged to make the new Government 'the greenest we have ever had'.
Mrs Spelman, who described herself as a keen recycler and composter, said Britain will be a zero waste society and pledged to help communities plant one million new trees.
Ruth Davis, senior political advisor to Greenpeace UK, said there needed to be more detail to the environmental pledges in the coalition agreement.
“The coalition’s commitment to push forward the international process is encouraging, but on most of the environmental issues mentioned here, we still don’t have the all-important numbers....