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Essity invests in sustainable fibre technology

Essity is investing €37 million in technology that will enable the company to produce high quality hygiene tissue products from wheat straw. This innovative process will offer major sustainability benefits since wheat straw is an agricultural by-product and a renewable ...

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UKGBC Future Leaders invites applicants for 2020 Programme

The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) has opened applications for its prestigious sustainability leadership and innovation programme aimed at the industry’s Future Leaders. UKGBC Future Leaders has now launched its online application process for the next programme, seeking to attract a select ...

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Mitie commits to transitioning its fleet to electric by 2030

Mitie has signed up to EV100, a global initiative by international non-profit The Climate Group, which brings together companies committed to accelerating the transition to electric vehicles, to make electric transport the ‘new normal’ by 2030. The pledge aims to ...

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DURABLE claim ‘Environmental Award’ at the prestigious UKWA Awards

Last month saw the 75th annual UKWA awards take place at The Dorchester in London and we are delighted to announce that DURABLE has been awarded the ‘Environmental Award’ for 2019! The awards are designed to recognise excellence across companies ...

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Local coffee company in London fight single-use packaging with environmentally friendly delivery service for businesses

Hej Coffee, known for their coffee houses, roastery and wholesale business have launched their new Hej Round delivery service: Delivering freshly roasted coffee in reusable containers to combat single-use packaging. Locally established Hej Coffee are your neighbourhood coffee shop with ...

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The drinking water dilemma

Sustainability has never been more important. We’re all being encouraged to save energy, consume less and work towards a healthier planet. But what does it mean to you and your role as a facilities manager? When it comes to single-use ...

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On the road to extinction?

Blog from Rory Murphy, Commercial Director, VINCI Facilities Over the Easter period it would have been impossible not to notice the widespread demonstrations and public disruption caused by the Extinction Rebellion movement in London. The whole purpose of the movement ...

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ISS and innocent drinks partner for school gardening initiative

ISS has partnered with innocent drinks to deliver Green Fingers – The Big Grow. The week-long gardening event aims to educate pupils about the benefits of homegrown food, sustainability and trying new foods. For the past seven years, ISS has ...

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NHS Trust joins behaviour change programme Green Rewards

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has become the first NHS Trust in the UK to launch Green Rewards, a behaviour change programme aimed at encouraging employees to take actions that improve sustainability and wellbeing. The programme launched to over 20,000 ...

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Living laboratory

Mark Dowson of BuroHappold Engineering explains how Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is designed to keep pushing the boundaries of sustainability throughout its life Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is a feat of engineering. Not only is it an exemplar ...

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