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Grounds for improvement

In the face of climate change and water shortages, grounds maintenance specialists, GRITIT, provide advice on what organisations can do to protect their green spaces and ensure they contribute to the business. As the cold weather draws in, it’s always ...

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FMs and specifiers urged to cut single-use plastic waste with new initiative

Workplaces free of single-use plastic bottle water systems is the aim of Zip Water UK. This leading commercial drinking water provider has launched Reuse Refill Refresh following the publication of a report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, predicting there could ...

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WCRS welcomes new Government measures to tackle waste crime

The Government’s latest proposals to crackdown further on the Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) who profit from waste crime, which costs the economy over £600 million a year, has been welcomed by Waste management company, WCRS Ltd. The Government’s new Call for ...

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Sustainability built to last

John McMullan, commercial manager from EPDM roofing specialist, Firestone Building Products, discusses why a ‘built to last’ culture should be at the heart of an FM’s sustainability strategy Whether tasked with improving the sustainability of a legacy building or maximising ...

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Nimmo joins UK GBC Board of Trustees

Chief Executive of The Crown Estate, Alison Nimmo CBE, is set to join the UK Green Building Council’s (UK GBC) Board of Trustees, a group of 10 influential industry leaders who are responsible for overseeing the affairs of the charity. Nimmo took ...

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Schindler announces strategic alliance with the RIBA

Schindler, the UK’s leading provider of lifts and escalators, has formed a strategic alliance with the RIBA. The RIBA is a global network of 42,000 architects, which provides standards, training, support and recognition to its members. It is also the ...

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Have your say on reducing the environmental impact of buildings

The European Commission is gathering views on how to reduce the environmental impacts of buildings. Buildings use a large amount of resources when they are designed, built, used and demolished, and their impact on the environment, energy consumption and climate ...

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