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Bottled up

Providing staff with plenty of fresh water and hot drinks during the working day is an important requirement, but it’s also essential that the packaging waste that could ensue is dealt with effectively says Stephen Charles, MD of BRITA Vivreau ...

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RBS scaling up its JUMP programme

Green building

After a successful pilot of the JUMP sustainability engagement programme by RBS, the Bank is rolling it across the UK and Ireland. The launch of the roll-out was timed to follow on from Earth Hour on 25th March. RBS piloted ...

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Ecobuild 2017 redefining sustainability

Over 20,000 forward-thinking industry professionals attended Ecobuild 2017 last week to explore the latest innovations from more than 450 leading exhibitors, join the Redefining Sustainability debate and discuss the key issues currently facing the built environment.  Taking on an immersive city-scape ...

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Dulux Trade To Unveil ‘Halo’ at Ecobuild 2017

Tuesday 7th – Thursday 9th March Stand C161 With increasing pressure on reducing costs, maintaining quality and improving sustainability, facilities managers are continually looking for brands they can trust to deliver the results they need. In times of uncertainty, austerity ...

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Ecobuild 2017

Ecobuild returns in 7-9 March with an overarching theme of regeneration, which will be brought to life through an immersive exhibition and conference programme that will redefine sustainability, identify future growth sectors and tackle the housing crisis. For facilities managers ...

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ReFood sets sights on a sustainable Manchester

Food waste recycler, ReFood, has joined the Manchester Food Board, in order to help promote better waste management in the City and encourage businesses to divert waste away from landfill. The Manchester Food Board is a cross sector partnership of ...

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Measure of comfort

The WELL Building Standard is creating a lot of talk, but are the benefits enough to convince hard-pressed FMs to spend time and money on yet another level of certification? Accreditation to sustainability standards such as BREEAM and LEED are ...

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Carey to lead ABM UK’s sustainability agenda

Tracy Carey has been appointed to ABM’s senior leadership team to direct the facility solutions provider’s sustainability practices. In her role as sustainability manager, Carey will be responsible for overseeing ABM UK’s sustainability strategy, which will support the company’s nationwide contracts. ...

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Fit to eat

Organisations are seeking ways to improve the health, wellbeing and performance of their staff. Julia Edmonds, managing director at Lexington Catering, argues that providing healthy food in the workplace is a great way to do it An unhealthy diet not ...

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Cundall office achieves first WELL Certification in Europe

International multi-disciplinary engineering company, Cundall’s new London office at One Carter Lane has become the first building in the UK and Europe to achieve WELL Certification through the WELL Building Standard (WELL). Created through seven years of rigorous research and development, ...

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