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On your bike

Andrew Brown argues that a key way for FMs to embrace sustainability is to encourage people to ride their bike to work One of the common themes in FM right now is responsibility. There is widespread acknowledgement – of a ...

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Power trip

Alex Georgiev of building services company Polyteck argues that more action is needed to increase the uptake of electric vehicles among businesses and consumers Electric vehicles offer an exciting future. More efficient, quieter, and a major part of the solution ...

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Government pedals new era of green commutes with e-bike Cycle to Work scheme

Commuters will have more opportunities to boost their health, benefit the environment and speed up their journey to work, thanks to the updated Cycle to Work guidance. Cycling Minister Michael Ellis recently announced a refreshed Cycle to Work scheme which ...

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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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Compass’ head of environment recognised for contribution to the foodservice industry

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Head of Environment, Celena Fernandez, has been recognised for her Special Achievement and Contribution to the Foodservice industry at the annual Footprint Awards held in Central London on World Environment Day 2019. Fernandez’s accolades since ...

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ISS challenges stakeholders to stop at least 80,000 items becoming waste on World Environment Day

On 5 June 2019, ISS aims to save over 80,000 items from going into waste bins by issuing its third annual global ‘Zero Waste Challenge’.  The ‘ZWC’ is open to all individuals and organisations and is the brainchild of the ...

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Vikan to highlight exciting favourites at the Facilities Show 2019 – Stand FM6002 ExCel London 18-20 June

Vikan is delighted to be exhibiting at the Facilities Show. Among many tools and cleaning solutions Vikan will be displaying a favourite with customers, the EasyShine Kit, now available with a flexible mop frame for cleaning both flat and curved ...

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The Oval runs at 90% plastic-free

The Oval, home of Surrey County Cricket Club, is on course to become the first stadium of its kind to eliminate all single-use plastic. Surrey says it has already achieved 90 per cent of its target – a year ahead ...

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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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Service Works Global gets busy in support of charity bee art auction

A unique artwork auction and an exclusive London Bee Garden Party is being supported by a host of celebrities and artists in aid of international charity, Bees for Development. Appropriately launched on World Bee Day (20 May), artists and celebrities ...

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