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Boxing clever

Managed effectively, office furniture and even used x-ray film can help organisations meet zero waste to landfill targets and save money at the same time. Carolyn Cross a sustainability expert explores the best ways to make storage stack up As ...

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ISS and PwC use waste oil to generate energy

ISS Facility Services is to work with its client Pricewaterhouse Coopers (PwC), a leading professional services firm, to collect and re-use waste cooking oil as a carbon-friendly energy source. An estimated 20,000 litres of Used Cooking Oil per annum will be ...

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FMs advised to make HVAC equipment a top priority

Revamping HVAC equipment should be the number one priority for facilities managers looking for energy and cash savings, claims a leading sustainable technology speaker. Helen McHugh, head of sustainable technology at Chelmsford-based fan manufacturer, ebm-papst UK urged FMs to prioritise heating ...

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DORMA launches energy saving automatic sliding door system

DORMA, the trusted global partner for premium access solutions and services, has launched its new ST FLEX Green automatic sliding door system which combines outstanding thermal insulation and a slender profile to meet the needs of the user and client, ...

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Registration now open for Sustainable FM Index 2014

Registration for the 2014 Sustainable FM Index is now open to all organisations delivering facilities management (FM) services, whether in-house or external service providers. Due to new legislation and increased corporate responsibility reporting, the delivery of sustainable FM services to clients ...

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It’s a Big Tick for Novus

Novus property solutions has been recognised with a Big Tick award as part of the prestigious Responsible Business Awards 2014, run by charity, Business in the Community. The awards are the UK’s longest-running awards scheme, which recognises those businesses that are making ...

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New chairman appointments at CIC

Tony Burton has been appointed as the new chairman of the Construction Industry Council (CIC) for a two year term of office, starting with immediate effect. Burton succeeds Jack Pringle, moving up from his role as the CIC’s deputy chairman, ...

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Dealing with nature, naturally

Pests can be a threat to any organisation at any time, and with sustainability and corporate social responsibility high on organisations’ agendas, FMJ takes a look at natural pest control methods for dealing with unwanted guests including birds, rodents, flies ...

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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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Mitie publishes Sustainability Report 2014

Mitie, has today (9 June) published its Sustainability Report announcing a significant increase in sustainability performance for the ninth year in a row and strong progress towards its 2020 targets. The report highlights initiatives such as the Women of Work network, ...

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