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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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The big green safety machine turns 30

In an age where companies come and go at a noisy and alarming rate, there’s something reassuring about the safe hands of McCue, still protecting people and businesses after 30 years of trading. In that time the company, formed by ...

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World Environment Day: Sodexo defines its environmental commitments

Sodexo is celebrating World Environment Day (5 June) with the publication of its environmental commitments. According to the global services company, environmental protection is one of the key issues it focuses on from a global and regional perspective. It acknowledges ...

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Elior serves ban on single-use straws as part of its new Plastics Policy

Elior has published a new Plastics Policy setting out a wide-ranging plan of action to tackle single-use plastic across the leading contract caterer’s entire operations.  Single-use plastic straws and stirrers will be banned from the 31 July 2018 and 30 ...

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Sodexo bans plastic straws and stirrers

Sodexo in the UK and Ireland has banned the purchase of all plastic straws and stirrers, and committed to phase out single use plastic bags and polystyrene foam items such as cups, lids and food containers by 2020. Sodexo acknowledges ...

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Surrey County Cricket Club and the Kia Oval re-commits to reduce plastic use

Surrey County Cricket Club and the Kia Oval have further committed to reduce their plastic use after agreeing a brand new partnership with Stack-Cup. This follows last week’s announcement that a consultation will start later this year as Theresa May ...

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