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The FM drinking water dilemma

For FMs, monitoring the wellbeing of occupants has moved up the agenda to become just as important a consideration as ensuring the sustainability of the building they inhabit. In a new report, which FMJ carried out in conjunction with Zip Water, ...

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Reduce and reuse: New home for abandoned luggage

UKWSL, OCS Group UK Limited and Birmingham Airport are working in partnership to “Reduce” and “Reuse” waste materials. As part of their on-going commitment they have recently entered into a partnership with Newlife, a charity for disabled children. The partnership ...

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Mitie’s CO2 reduction rating certified gold

Mitie has been awarded Gold Certification by Masternaut in recognition of the company’s success in reducing carbon emissions of its fleet. Mitie has cut CO2 by 770 tonnes – the equivalent to planting almost 800 trees across its whole fleet ...

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Carbon countdown

Pressure is mounting on businesses to make the transition to zero carbon, but Graham Oxley, MD of Energy with Services at ENGIE, says the road to carbon neutrality is far from straightforward Many organisations are fragmented, with different departments responsible ...

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Arcus FM goes that extra mile on World Environmental Health Day

Thursday 26 September is World Environmental Health Day and the theme for 2019 is ‘climate change challenges’. In support of World Environmental Health Day, facilities management company Arcus FM, has pledged to offset its carbon emissions produced by its business ...

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Interserve cleans up environmental practices

Interserve Group Limited has adopted a series of improvements to the way its cleaning business runs, resulting in tens of thousands of bottles per year being saved from landfill. The company employs more than 24,000 cleaners across its support services ...

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Veolia upcycles refuse collection vehicles to help create a greener London

Global resource management company, Veolia, in partnership with Westminster City Council, is trialling two electric Refuse Collection Vehicles (eRCV) on the streets of London. The two 26 tonne collection vehicles previously ran on diesel and were reaching the end of ...

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Adler and Allan announces new brand

Leading environmental risk reduction company Adler and Allan, has launched a new brand and logo which is part of the strategy to bring its group of companies together and reflect an enhanced range of services and solutions. The benefit to ...

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ISS awarded gold status for fleet efficiency

ISS UK has secured a top award from the Masternaut Fleet CO2 Certification Programme in the reduction of CO2 emissions and driving forward its green credentials in fleet management. The facilities management services business has been awarded a gold rating ...

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Built environment: FMs role in helping to achieve 2050 net zero emission target

The heatwave that has gripped Europe this summer has been linked to the impact of global warming and brings the role of the built environment in helping to slash emissions into focus. With the UK bringing in a law to ...

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