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Live webinar to help firms take on the plastic pollution challenge

Businesses wanting to eradicate single-use plastics are being invited to attend a live webinar hosted by sustainability website edie.net with waste management experts phs Group. The special one-off webinar, to be hosted on 17 January 17 at 2pm, will bring together a ...

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Atalian Servest commits to reducing single-use plastic

Atalian Servest Group’s specialist B&I catering division, Angel Hill Food Co, has committed to removing single-use plastics, kick starting the initiative with two of its largest sites.  The company is on a mission to remove all single-use plastic disposables from ...

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Mitie reinforces electric fleet commitment

Mitie has signed the Clean Van Commitment which builds on its promise to ensure 20 per cent of its small van and car fleet is electric within the next two years. The outsourcer launched its electric fleet strategy last month, ...

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Churchill joins fight against plastic waste

Churchill Services Group has committed to the fight against plastic waste by partnering with Surfers Against Sewage (SAS), the UK-based marine charity that strives to keep oceans, beaches, riverways and coastal shorelines free from sewage and plastic pollution. Churchill has ...

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Mitie fights against climate change by going electric

Mitie has announced it will launch an electric fleet and has pledged to run at least 20 per cent of its company small van and car fleet using electric vehicles within the next two years. The company, which runs 3,587 ...

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Interserve’s green agenda making a positive impact

Interserve has received praise from clients for its wide range of initiatives which are helping to improve the company’s environmental footprint. The international support services and construction group has worked with the Foreign and Commonwealth Office (FCO) to achieve significant ...

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OCS commits to reducing single-use plastics across UK operations

OCS UK has launched its commitment to reducing its single-use plastic footprint. With the launch of a new statement of intent and plan of action, OCS says it is “sharply focused on how it can limit the impact of its ...

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Sporting chance

Investing in a major solar array on its campus sports centre is helping the University of Exeter step up its sustainability drive as well as save on energy costs Solar panels are a familiar part of the built environment, but ...

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Helistrat launches single-use hierarchy discussion paper

Environmental consultancy and implementation partner, Helistrat, has launched its latest discussion paper ‘Designing Out Disposables’. The paper follows recent media coverage, and the increased public awareness of single-use plastics and their impact on the environment, and seeks to better understand the ...

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Plastic surgery

Water system suppliers and workplace caterers have declared war on single-use plastic. We find out what can be done to reduce the presence of disposable plastic in the office Globally, we are waking up to the environmental impact of blindly ...

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