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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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Government confirms a ban on plastic straws, stirrers and cotton buds

Environment Secretary Michael Gove has confirmed a ban on plastic straws, drinks stirrers, and plastic stemmed cotton buds in England, following overwhelming public support for the move. In England, it is estimated that annually we use 4.7 billion plastic straws, ...

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Event marks a wake-up call to FMs to address single use plastic

A special event, The Last Straw: single use plastic in the built environment, which was held recently at the RICS headquarters by the IFMA UK team and FMJ, featured leading environmental campaigners – with a call to arms for FMs ...

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New research reveals employees would stay at a company longer if it reported on how it’s lowering its environmental impact

Younger generation “a force for change” research reveals New research from BRITA Professional reveals what Generation Z and Millennials expect from employers when it comes to their workplace: sustainable buildings and sustainable working practices[1] BRITA Professional conducted a survey of ...

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EMCOR UK launches e-learning module to reduce industry use of single-use plastics

EMCOR UK is collaborating with the FM Supply Chain Sustainability School to offer a free e-Learning module aimed at the sustainable use and management of plastics in businesses across the UK. Open to individuals and corporates via the Supply Chain ...

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