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Lavazza Professional’s new KLIX Eco Cup is recyclable with paper waste

Lavazza Professional has introduced the new KLIX Eco Cup, a truly sustainable solution for hot drinks and the first of its kind in the vending industry. The cup is biodegradable and recyclable with normal paper waste, because it is constructed ...

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UKGBC launches catalogue of net zero case studies

The UK Green Building Council’s (UKGBC) catalogue of net zero case studies, profiling projects that demonstrate innovative approaches that align with UKGBC’s net zero carbon buildings framework is now live on the organisations’ website. Following the launch of the Net ...

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Mace sets goal to be net zero carbon in 2020

International construction and consultancy company, Mace, has announced that it will achieve net zero carbon emissions in 2020. The ambitious target will see the company reduce its carbon emissions across its own development and operations as far as possible and ...

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Research highlights impact of water access on employee wellbeing

A new report on global workplace water consumption has found that workers are happier and feel more productive when employers provide better drinking water facilities. The report, produced by Waterlogic from a survey of more than 6,300 respondents, also estimates that the USA ...

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Sodexo switches off supply of unrecyclable polystyrene and single use plastic bags

Sodexo has announced it is removing products containing unrecyclable polystyrene and single use plastic bags from its supply chain. Environmental protection is one of the focus areas for Sodexo as part of its Better Tomorrow 2025 commitments, and over the ...

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ECA survey finds half of councils are unsure of their carbon footprint

According to a freedom of information request from engineering services trade body ECA, almost half of local authorities in England do not know their own carbon footprint, Overall, 93 out of 214 local authorities (43 per cent) say that they ...

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Time to save energy today for a more sustainable tomorrow

By Vincent de Rul, Director of EDF Energy Solutions Last week marked Big Energy Saving Week across the UK, giving businesses and their facilities managers the opportunity to look at ways in which they can save on their energy bills ...

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Office buildings are losing £60m in wasted energy every year

Energy being wasted every year by a few thousand office buildings across five UK cities could power over 100,000 homes and is costing businesses £60 million in unnecessary energy bills according to a new report from the think tank, Green ...

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Veolia delivers total fitness through latest CHP technology

Resource management company, Veolia, has been awarded a new 15-year contract with Total Fitness to drive down energy consumption, utility costs and reduce carbon emissions, across 17 health and fitness facilities in the north of England and Wales. Under the ...

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Mitie research finds nearly half of companies have no strategy to achieve net zero by their target date

New research by Mitie Energy has found over a third (36 per cent) of UK businesses say they now have or are currently planning a strategy to reach net zero carbon emissions, according to their energy decision-makers. The survey showed ...

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