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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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NG Bailey reports a leap in carbon reduction for customers

In its latest sustainability report, independent engineering, facilities services and IT services group, NG Bailey, has helped its customers reduce their carbon emissions by over 102,000 tonnes in the last year. The reduction in CO2 – the equivalent of taking 50,000 cars ...

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SPIE moves underground with BT

Multi-technical services company, SPIE UK, has been awarded a contract with BT to complete upgrade works on 23km of its networking tunnels in London. Enhancements to the underground channels, which carry cabling forming the base of BT’s central communications infrastructure, will ...

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Emrill on the road to sustainability with Hertz

UAE facilities management provider, Emrill has announced the signing of a new partnership with Hertz rental to further achieve efficiencies in fleet management as part of its new sustainability strategy. The four-year deal, will see Emrill receive the UAE’s youngest and safest car ...

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Aspiring to be green

An increasingly important aspect of a facilities manager’s role is cutting the carbon footprint of their organisation. There are numerous ways to go about this, from simple changes to lighting and heating, to switching energy suppliers, to large-scale installations of ...

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RWM 2015 announces three year sustainable event management plan

Europe’s largest event for resource efficiency and waste management, RWM 2015 (15-17 September), is setting out to be the greenest too having announced a three-year sustainable event management plan. This year RWM organisers, i2i Events Group in partnership with the ...

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Network Waste helps boost recycling in Scotland

Network Waste’s work with the Mears Group has led to Mears Scotland increasing its recycling rates on its North Lanarkshire contract, reducing its carbon footprint and making significant financial savings at its Motherwell waste operation. In the past year the ...

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