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Churchill to reduce its consumption of single-use plastic

Support services provider, Churchill Group, is set to dramatically reduce its single-use plastic consumption by introducing a range of recyclable cleaning products. The new products, which have been developed in partnership with Jangro, will replace Churchill’s top five cleaning products. ...

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FM’s role in helping to reduce single-use plastic across the built environment

According to Sky Ocean Rescue, more plastic was made in the first decade of the 21st century than the whole of the 20th. Eight million tonnes of plastic are thrown away each year and washed out to sea, causing untold ...

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The Last Straw: IFMA UK joins forces with Greenpeace and Kids Against Plastic

With over 12.7 million tonnes of plastic entering the ocean every year, killing over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals, it is estimated that by 2050 plastic will outweigh fish in our seas. Humans produce nearly 300 million tonnes ...

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Period power

FabLittleBag and phs are enabling businesses to save money and energy by converting sanitary waste into energy to help protect the environment. Calling their movement “Beyond the washroom door” they are also inviting businesses to encourage proper disposal of sanitary ...

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Nottingham Trent University launches sustainability behaviour change programme

Nottingham Trent University (NTU) has launched its engagement programme ‘Green Rewards’, encouraging its 4,000 staff across four campuses to take part in activities that boost sustainability and wellbeing at the University. NTU is one of the world’s most sustainable universities, ...

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UKGBC launches consultation on net zero carbon buildings definition

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has published a consultation paper inviting feedback on a proposed definition for net zero carbon buildings in the UK. The consultation sets out the initial proposals from the Net Zero Carbon Buildings Task Group ...

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Water on tap

Single-use plastic water bottles have become a scourge of modern living, but water refill stations offer a practical alternative. Mike Winter, MD of MIW Water Cooler Experts, explains In our fast-paced and consumer-led modern society, where people are constantly on ...

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Major UK firms to disclose climate change risks and opportunities in 2019 annual reports

Two-thirds (67 per cent) of UK corporates will be disclosing climate-related risks and opportunities in their 2019 annual reporting, according to new figures released by the Carbon Trust. However, fewer than a quarter (23 per cent) of companies are expecting ...

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Canary Wharf Group partners with HELPFUL to introduce plastic recycling reward app across its estate

Canary Wharf Group has launched a new app in partnership with creators of the first plastic recycling and rewarding app, HELPFUL, to encourage widespread reuse and recycling across its estate. In an industry first, piloted by Canary Wharf Group, the app ...

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Live webinar to help firms take on the plastic pollution challenge

Businesses wanting to eradicate single-use plastics are being invited to attend a live webinar hosted by sustainability website edie.net with waste management experts phs Group. The special one-off webinar, to be hosted on 17 January 17 at 2pm, will bring together a ...

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