Jackie Buckwell, corporate environment manager at Office Depot UK, looks at the course of action to take when reducing an organisation's carbon footprint.Read More »
Gwent-based food production company, Tillery Valley, and its commitment to sustainability have recently been recognised at the prestigious Foodservice Footprint awards. The competitive annual awards are the only awards scheme in the food service industry to reward and encourage sustainability across the supply chain, and celebrate outstanding corporate achievement and responsible business practices in organisations across the UK.Read More »
MITIE, the FTSE 250 strategic outsourcing and energy services company, gained official recognition from the Department of Health, when its award winning waste management contract at University College London (UCL) was used to illustrate best practice in the latest Department of Health waste guidance document.
Adrian Witherow of recycling and waste management company, Biffa, considers the importance of dealing with the many different materials classed as hazardous waste in a cost-effective way and without falling foul of complex legislation.Read More »
2012 has been a great year so far for Principle Cleaning Services Ltd and it has now added a three-year cleaning contract for Inmarsat's global headquarters in London to its expanding portfolio.Read More »
2011 saw a year of record breaking performance towards United Biscuits' (UB) environmental sustainability goals, such as achieving zero waste to landfill across all of its manufacturing sites; reducing water use by 12% and reducing group-wide carbon emissions by 6%.Read More »
FinBin Bermuda from Leafield Environmental is a range of top quality, internal recycling bins designed especially for terminals, retail facilities and hotels. The design is claimed to guide the user to recycle different waste streams into the right compartments of the bin.
Following a highly competitive tender process involving a number of bidders, Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust (LCFT) has appointed OCS as its outsourced soft FM provider.Read More »
The presence of green union reps is having a significant impact upon UK workplaces - encouraging a growing number of employers to adapt cost-saving energy efficiency measures and persuading colleagues to become more environmentally-aware at work, according to a new survey.Read More »
The NEC Group has selected total FM provider OCS to deliver major facilities management services across its venues. The contract will start on 1 July 2012 and includes security and event stewarding, traffic and car park management, portering, cleaning, waste management and helpdesk services.Read More »