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Earth Day: Averda joins HRH Prince of Wales’ Terra Carta charter

On International Earth Day, waste management, treatment and recycling company, Averda, has announced it has become an official supporter of the Terra Carta, the global business proposition from the Sustainable Markets Initiative. Launched by His Royal Highness, The Prince of ...

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Clause for celebration

Saul Huxley, Organic Development Director at grounds maintenance and landscape creation specialists, idverde explains how carbon-neutral clauses can benefit the environment With greater pressures on Councils, retail parks and business spaces to create more sustainable, climate-friendly gains, there has been ...

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Built environment to collaborate on Whole Life Carbon Roadmap project

Four new task groups and a Steering Group which will support the development of the Net Zero Whole Life Carbon Roadmap for the Built Environment have been announced by the UK Green Building Council (UKGBC). The Roadmap, announced in December, aims ...

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idverde wins 10-year deal in Kensington and Chelsea

Grounds maintenance and landscaping firm, idverde, has won a 10-year grounds maintenance, sports and bereavement services contract with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea that will achieve carbon neutrality in year one. By placing sustainability and the environment at ...

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FM favours ‘quick win initiatives’ over strategy to combat climate change

The UK facilities management sector does not possess a thorough, detailed strategic approach to combatting climate change, according to new research by VINCI Facilities. In the autumn of last year, VINCI Facilities asked over 200 decision-makers how far their organisations ...

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Sodexo adds more sustainable options to its plastic commitments 

Sodexo has furthered its commitment to remove single-use plastic items from its operations by making available only wood, paper, cardboard or fibre-based take-away bags, straws, plates, cutlery and stirrers. The move, sees Sodexo becomes the largest foodservice provider to implement ...

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Three wheeling into a cleaner and greener future

Resource management company, Veolia, is trialling two electric pedal tricycles specially designed for on-street waste collection in partnership with Westminster City Council. These small electric vehicles are powered by batteries that assist the rider with the additional weight of the ...

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ISS supports Food Waste Action Week campaign

ISS has joined WRAP’s inaugural Food Waste Action Week (1 -7 March, 2021), an event dedicated to raising awareness of the environmental consequences of wasting food, and promoting activities that will help make wasting food a thing of the past. ...

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Sodexo backs first ever Food Waste Action Week

Sodexo has partnered with WRAP in support of the first ever Food Waste Action Week (1-7 March) to tackle food waste and help save the planet. The initiative, part of WRAP’s Love Food Hate Waste campaign, aims to help people ...

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Sustainability programmes save 4,200 tonnes of CO2 emissions through 3 million positive actions in 2020

Participants in sustainability engagement programmes spanning the private and public sectors have achieved a milestone three million positive actions in 2020 and prevented 4.2 million kilograms of carbon emissions from entering the atmosphere. The programmes, designed and provided by sustainability ...

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