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UK’s Bakers Launch National Poster Campaign Urging Councils and Waste Management Companies to Address Environmental Impact of Misplaced Grocery Delivery Equipment

Paul Empson

Bakers Basco the industry-leading membership scheme created by Allied Bakeries, Fine Lady Bakeries, Frank Roberts & Sons, Hovis, and Warburtons, is calling upon local authorities and waste management managers to prioritise the environmental consequences of misused grocery delivery equipment. The scheme, which provides and manages an industry-wide bakery equipment solution, aims

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Hubbub announces new £200,000 fund to encourage creative solutions to tackling food waste

Environmental charity Hubbub is on the hunt for new creative solutions to food waste, which could be boosted by its new Eat It Up fund, launching today, with applications open until 21 July.

According to WRAP, 6.4 million tonnes of edible food is wasted each year in the UK retailers, manufacturers, caterers, restaurants and in

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Energy: Harvest for the world

By Graham Martin, Chairman and CEO, EnOcean Alliance

There has never been a more pressing need to husband the world’s resources and reduce global energy consumption. Developments in building automation are a promising way forward; in particular, using self-powered devices that harvest energy from the environment and manual operation.

The need is pressing. Most of

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NEW GOUPIL G4 CAGE TIPPER HELPS DUNSTABLE TOWN COUNCIL RANGERS IN THEIR ROLES

Goupil G4 Cage Tipper

A new Goupil G4 cage tipper from electric vehicle specialist Bradshaw has helped improve the working lives of Dunstable Town Council’s rangers.

The vehicle was acquired through Grounds Operations Manager Dmitriz Sopiaz who had been aware of its benefits through a previous role.

“I’d had experience of the G4,

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MARSTON HOLDINGS PARTNERS WITH MICHELIN CONNECTED FLEET TO IMPROVE FLEET OPERATIONS AND BECOME MORE SUSTAINABLE

MICHELIN Connected Fleet helps Marston Holdings to unlock 13.4% fuel efficiency improvements and cut engine idling by 14% Data from the on-board telematics system helps company maximise efficiency savings across its 1,400-strong car, van & truck fleet

Marston Holdings is reaping the benefits of MICHELIN Connected Fleet’s smart data and personalised performance analysis, pointing

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In The Loop: New toolkit and funding available to local authorities to boost recycling on-the-go

Environmental charity Hubbub has published its ‘In The Loop’ toolkit, an in-depth guide for local authorities on how to roll out successful recycling on-the-go campaigns and thereby increase recycling rates and reduce the amount of waste sent to landfill or incineration.

The toolkit, funded by environmental compliance scheme Ecosurety, brings together key learnings from #InTheLoop,

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SMS launches new EV chargepoint infrastructure solution to get Britain moving

The energy infrastructure expert aims to bring greater flexibility of choice to organisations entering the EV charging market through its advocacy of the Open Charge Point Protocol (OCPP)

Fully-funded and part-funded service options will help

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Circular Economy in action: New PFA replacement can significantly decarbonise UK cement production

L to R: Innovative Ash Solutions Director Robert Green; Built Environment – Smarter Transformation’s (BE-ST) Head of Sustainability Programme Jennifer Smart; and Zero Waste Scotland Built Environment Manager Stephen Boyle

Lanarkshire-based Innovative Ash Solutions (IAS) has launched a new environmentally-friendly replacement for pulverised fly ash (PFA), a key but increasingly scarce ingredient used

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Landmark environmental case against the Environment Agency: Court confirms enforceable European laws post-Brexit

Reporter: Stuart Littleford

Law firm Freeths LLP yesterday won a landmark environmental case in Harris vs Environment Agency. The High Court has ruled that key European nature conservation laws remain enforceable against the Environment Agency (and by implication other public bodies), despite the UK having left the European Union.

The Court agreed with Freeths’ clients,

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Direct electric heating: a real low-carbon alternative for construction

Solar and wind

A new report from ThermoSphere – ‘Working towards Net Zero’ – sheds light on the attitudes toward direct electric heating in the construction industry, with many preferring it as a means of retrofitting small homes and apartments. Alistair Bell, ThermoSphere’s managing director discusses the mood in construction, and the industry’s

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Airly wins in Birmingham and Warsaw as governments address air pollution

First step: Birmingham and Warsaw have adopted Airly air quality monitoring and controls Evidence: Cities that are monitoring and measuring air are the places where air quality improves the fastest, London shows largest improvement in Europe Innovation: Airly has created the world’s most detailed and comprehensive air quality solution for users around the world

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Investing in Nature: An Emerging Institutional Asset Class

The Green Purposes Company, in partnership with Finance Earth, has today published a ground-breaking report on the urgent need to accelerate and scale up investment in nature. This report is published at a critical time: we are facing an environmental crisis with global wildlife populations plummeting and the impacts of climate change increasingly being felt

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Top tips to save running costs and reach green goals

This year has already seen an increase in interest and focus on sustainability goals and reducing impacts organisations have on the environment.

As hot water can cost between 2 to 4 times as much as cold water, once energy costs are taken into account, it means even small steps to increase water efficiency and cut

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Introducing living walls to the next generation

MOBILANE – LivePanel at the Nursery in London

N Family Club is a group of early years nurseries with a brand new nursery concept in four spaces across London. Offering day care to children aged three months to five years, the facilities create a family feel and offer support to parents, grandparents and

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