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Keep it clean

Iain Fraser-Jones, MD of Greenzest Sustainable Cleaning Services, explains the benefits to FMs of a wider interpretation of sustainability Sustainability in cleaning has come a long way since the mid-2000s when it was really just another word for ‘environmental’. Yet ...

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Amey supports RAF Marham in going green

RAF Marham, home to the UK’s F-35 multi role combat jets, has become the first military airbase to be powered by green energy. The Defence Minister, Tobias Ellwood, recently visited the completed biogas plant that will provide sustainable energy to ...

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New agreement set to increase public sector renewable energy use

The government has announced it’s making it easier for public bodies to reduce their carbon footprint, by launching a new agreement which makes renewable energy easier to source. The public sector currently accounts for around two per cent of UK ...

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NG Bailey slashing carbon emissions

Independent engineering, IT and facilities services group, NG Bailey, has reduced its customers’ carbon emissions by nearly 120,000 tonnes over the past year, according to its latest annual Responsibility Report. The CO2e saving of more than 118,000 tonnes – equivalent to ...

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Mitie leads the field for carbon management

Mitie has been awarded the Carbon Trust Standard, having achieved a carbon management score of 81 per cent  – the best score awarded for a UK FM business. The score beats Mitie’s previous score by four percentage points and reflects ...

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Zero carbon buildings

David Clark, Partner at international engineering and sustainable building consultancy, Cundall in Sydney, and principal author of the first Green Star rating tool in Australia, suggests ways that office tenants can still aim to become a zero-carbon business This is ...

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Servest helps Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service to achieve Carbon Trust Triple Standard

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has achieved the Carbon Trust Triple Standard with the support of global service provider, Servest. SCTS was awarded the accreditation having successfully cut its carbon emissions, water use and waste following years of ...

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Akzonobel decorative paints leads the way in sustainability

AkzoNobel Decorative Paints UK has been awarded the Best in Combined Reduction for Carbon, Water and Waste for 2017. The award recognises the best overall performer from all companies that hold the Carbon Trust Triple Standard – acknowledging its commitment ...

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UKWSL renews major contract worth in excess of £4 million

UKWSL has renewed its waste and recycling services contract with motorway service area operator, Roadchef. The new five-year contract, worth £4.5 million, sees UKWSL in charge of Roadchef’s waste and recycling services at 22 of its key sites. UKSWL started working ...

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UK-GBC achieves low carbon record for office refurb

The lowest embodied carbon footprint ever for an office refurbishment in the UK has been recorded at the UK Green Building Council’s (UK-GBC) office in Central London. The landmark project, which the UK-GBC hopes will inspire and encourage employers, landlords and ...

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