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Sustainability is ‘very important’ for most SMEs but less than half use a recycling service

New research from waste management firm, Biffa, has found that whilst SMEs are keen to be more sustainable some are struggling to make changes like recycling. The survey of over 1,000 small to medium-sized businesses in the UK revealed 59 ...

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JLL appointed managing agent to the Old Park Lane Management (OPLM) London portfolio

OPLM has appointed JLL as sole managing agent to its portfolio of office and mixed-use assets in Central London to manage key customer relationships across the private property company’s  portfolio, covering 13 assets, in excess of 1m sq ft, with ...

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Harrods reduces waste footprint with new hand towel recycling service

Kimberly-Clark Professional’s RightCycle™ Programme meets sustainability goals Harrods, the world’s leading luxury department store, has ambitious plans to create a more sustainable future. Harrods Path to a Sustainable Future sustainability initiative details its plan to “operate as efficiently as we ...

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Ecoserv launches monitored waste management service

Ecoserv Group is launching a managed service to help customers meet their waste and recycling commitments. The multi-discipline facilities management company has partnered with GPT Waste, a leading independent provider of waste management solutions across the UK to deliver a highly ...

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Sustainable signage

Jonathan Hitch, Estimator Purchasing and Sustainability Lead for Widd Signs explains the many reasons why FMs need to ensure signage suppliers are operating in as green a way as possible No matter what set of figures you examine or direction ...

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More than just best practice, ESG is crucial for business health

Blog by Clare Legrys, Principal Risk Manager/HSEQ Manager, Vercity Consulting Following recent changes to the Social Value Act and increasing focus from corporations, investors and consumers, company ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) and sustainability activities are now becoming vitally important ...

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Chief sustainability officer hire at Averda

The end-to-end waste management, treatment and recycling company has appointed Samer Kamal as the company’s inaugural Chief Sustainability Officer. This new C-Suite position has been created to accelerate Averda’s ‘Renew24’ corporate strategy, which sees the company focus even further on ...

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T-FIT insulation takes Mackie’s closer to ‘Britain’s Greenest Business’ goal

Premium ice cream brand Mackie’s of Scotland has taken another step towards its goal of becoming Britain’s greenest business by installing T-FIT® high-performance insulation on the family farm in Westertown, Aberdeenshire, where it produces over 13 million litres of ice ...

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Creative comeback

Clerkenwell Design Week returned properly for the first time since 2019 and the event truly delivered in terms of trends Over 140 world-class design showrooms partnered with CDW from 24-26 May, where visitors to the festival in London’s EC1 area ...

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Sustainability from the ground up

Lee Fox, Director of Global Business Development and Key Accounts for Kleen-Tex, discusses how Facilities Managers can improve the environmental efficiency of their building by installing a dedicated combination of floor matting systems. Over the last two years, the pandemic ...

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