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ISS Receive Environment Awards

ISS has won three Green Apple Environment Awards in the international campaign to find the greenest companies, councils and communities. The company competed against more than 500 other nominations in the Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice in the ...

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‘Think clean- buy green’ with Delphis Eco

  Leading the way in eco-friendly cleaning chemicals is British-brand, Delphis Eco, with its extensive range of products that not only are kind to the environment but come packaged, in what is believed to be a world-first recycling initiative, in ...

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Waste crime is costing the UK £560m each year

Waste crime, which takes many different forms, from builders fly-tipping rubble on country roads to illegal waste sites processing thousands of tonnes of waste and operators deliberately misclassifying waste to evade millions in tax is costing the UK £560 million each year ...

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Bartlett Mitchell recognised for energy saving activities

Independent caterer, Bartlett Mitchell, has secured ISO 14001 accreditation at its Surrey head office for the sixth consecutive year.  ISO 14001 is an internationally acknowledged Environmental Management System (EMS) certification which recognises companies that have adopted environmentally responsible practices in ...

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DJSI rates Sodexo industry leader across economic, social and environmental dimensions

Sodexo has been named the top rated company in its sector on the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), for the 13th consecutive year. As a leading global sustainability benchmark and reference for sustainable investing, the DJSI evaluates performance in three principal ...

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Holchem Group launches new holistic green range

Holchem, the UK leader in hygiene technology solutions, have launched the ‘Holistic GreenRange’, a selection of Concentrate and Ready to Use cleaning products that are Ecolabel accredited and designed for use in the hospitality sector. Managing the sustainability of their ...

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Mobilane Green Screens used to create Highways England’s first ‘green bridge’

Highways England has installed its first ‘green bridge’ as part of the new £192 million A556 Knutsford to Bowdon dual carriageway, and has used Mobilane Green Screens as part of the innovative new feature. The project to improve links between ...

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2017 RIBA Stirling Prize shortlist announced

The shortlist for the 2017 RIBA Stirling Prize for the UK’s best new building has been announced. Six buildings will now compete for architecture’s highest accolade, to be awarded by the Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA). The prestigious award ...

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IAQ could become an issue for new buildings

Developers could soon be required to reach an agreed standard of Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) if they are to gain planning permission for new buildings. The Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan, who has made tackling pollution a key priority of his ...

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WGBC warns every building needs to be ‘net zero carbon’ by 2050 if we are to meet climate change targets

The building sector is currently responsible for 30 per cent of global emissions, roughly equivalent to that of China. According to a new report by the World Green Building Council (WGBC), all buildings need to be operating at net zero carbon by 2050 if ...

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