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Spa awarded sustainability certification for its clean floor renewal

Alpentherme Gastein Spa, in Austria, has been awarded sustainability certification by family-owned flooring company, Bona, in recognition of the amount of CO2 and energy saved as a result of a resilient floor renewal project. The challenges around the effective cleaning ...

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Biological Preparations introduces the industry’s FIRST Biotech Paper Sachet

Making it easier for more businesses to reduce their Scope 3 emissions; Biological Preparations launches Europe’s First Paper Biotech Sachet Range through its UK-leading biotech cleaning brand, BioHygiene. As UK businesses face rising pressure to minimise their environmental impact, particularly ...

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BBP launches new Acquisitions Sustainability Toolkit

An enhanced Acquisitions Sustainability Toolkit, designed to support commercial property owners in assessing the sustainability characteristics of buildings during the acquisition phase has been launched by the Better Buildings Partnership (BBP). The refreshed Toolkit provides a detailed sustainability checklist for ...

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Diane Crowe promoted to Group Sustainability Director at Reconomy

Diane Crowe has been promoted to the role of Group Sustainability Director after six years at Reconomy. Since joining the international circular economy specialist in July 2018 Crowe has made an enormous contribution to its growth and development. She was ...

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Nurture Group drives closer to net zero emissions

Nurture Group has marked a sustainability milestone by expanding its commercial electric vehicle (EV) fleet with the addition of 10 new Ford E-Transit vans for its Grounds Maintenance division. This move marks a crucial step forward in Nurture’s commitment to ...

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WFMs must be a key stakeholder when drawing up energy and carbon plans 

Workplace and facilities management (WFM) professionals are insufficiently involved in organisations’ plans around energy efficiency and carbon reduction, finds new research by the Institute of Workplace and Facilities Management (IWFM). In a large-scale survey of WFM professionals conducted in Autumn ...

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Water Sustainability Matters – Why Facility Managers Should Care?

Start reducing your facility’s water associated carbon footprint and contribute to saving the planet! Effectively managing water supply is an increasingly urgent issue for facilities management teams. The costs associated with both water waste and damage are a growing pain, ...

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Churchill Group wins Rising Star award

The Sustainable Facilities Management Index (SFMI) has awarded Churchill Group with the ‘Rising Star’ award following its third assessment from the sustainability benchmarking initiative. Churchill Group was recognised with the Rising Star award for its multiple social value activities. For ...

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Enva launches ‘social good’ enterprise

Waste management and resource recovery business, Enva, has launched the Enva Foundation, following the announcement of the company’s plans to set up a ‘social good’ enterprise in its latest Sustainability Report. The Enva Foundation will channel pro-bono services and expertise ...

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BDO report finds most efficient and sustainable office buildings attract higher than average service charges

Accountancy and business advisory firm BDO has identified in its latest benchmarking report that offices with an ‘outstanding’ or ‘excellent’ Building Research Establishment Environmental Assessment Methodology (BREEAM) certification had total service charge costs that were 26 per cent higher than ...

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