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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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The drinking water dilemma

Sustainability has never been more important. We’re all being encouraged to save energy, consume less and work towards a healthier planet. But what does it mean to you and your role as a facilities manager? When it comes to single-use ...

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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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DURABLE shortlisted for prestigious UKWA Award

Workplace solutions manufacturer DURABLE has been shortlisted for a UKWA Award for its environmental credentials. The Awards recognise excellence across companies operating within the logistics industry. In becoming a finalist for the Environmental Award, DURABLE have demonstrated their commitment to ...

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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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ISS and innocent drinks partner for school gardening initiative

ISS has partnered with innocent drinks to deliver Green Fingers – The Big Grow. The week-long gardening event aims to educate pupils about the benefits of homegrown food, sustainability and trying new foods. For the past seven years, ISS has ...

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NHS Trust joins behaviour change programme Green Rewards

Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust has become the first NHS Trust in the UK to launch Green Rewards, a behaviour change programme aimed at encouraging employees to take actions that improve sustainability and wellbeing. The programme launched to over 20,000 ...

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Living laboratory

Mark Dowson of BuroHappold Engineering explains how Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is designed to keep pushing the boundaries of sustainability throughout its life Newcastle University’s Urban Sciences Building is a feat of engineering. Not only is it an exemplar ...

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Tomorrow’s people

Sarah Taylor, Managing Director of BRITA UK, shares advice on how to optimise today’s busy office space for the newest generation in the workforce Picture the average office a quarter of a century ago and compare it with one today. ...

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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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