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07 August 2019

Go circular with new Learning Hub

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The Ellen MacArthur Foundation has launched an immersive Learning Hub to help users explore the concept of a resource efficient circular economy, including deep dives into fashion, food and design.

24 July 2019

SMEs struggling to cut plastic waste footprint

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Britain’s small and medium-sized businesses are struggling to make progress in reducing their use of single-use plastics, with half admitting they are failing to do everything they can.

06 March 2019

Warrington Council invests in super advanced solar farms

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Warrington Borough Council has agreed to buy two cutting-edge solar farms to be built in Yorkshire, making it the first local authority to produce all of its own electricity from clean energy.

06 March 2019

Half of small firms predict electric fleets within 10 years

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A global survey of small businesses has revealed a strong and growing demand for fully-electric fleets among even the smallest companies.

05 March 2019

Learn from new reporting rules for large companies

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From 1 April 2019, all large companies must follow new rules to disclose their annual energy use and greenhouse gas emissions, but SMEs can also learn from the regulations.

01 March 2019

Retailers using tech to make food waste progress

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Five major food retailers have backed ‘chill to freeze’ tech to cut food waste, while an online platform has helped another to redistribute 24 tonnes of food in Greater Manchester over the last year alone.

20 February 2019

Government sets out new recycling and packaging tax plans

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The government has launched a series of consultations to overhaul the waste system, including its new tax on plastic packaging and improved producer responsibility and business recycling systems.

20 February 2019

‘Digitisation’ can cut energy use by a quarter

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Energy management giant Schneider Electric says its own customer projects show that harnessing certain digital technologies can slash energy bills and boost productivity by up to 50 per cent.

20 February 2019

Greater Manchester set for Europe-leading e-bus fleet

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Greater Manchester’s bus operators will invest in 70 new electric buses after receiving a multi-million pound funding boost from government, giving the city one of largest e-bus fleets in Europe.

20 February 2019

‘Digitisation’ can cut energy use by a quarter

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Energy management giant Schneider Electric says its own customer projects show that harnessing certain digital technologies can slash energy bills and boost productivity by up to 50 per cent.

06 February 2019

World only reuses 9% of materials

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A new report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos suggests that circular business strategies could ‘tip the balance’ against climate change, but the circularity ‘gap’ is widening.

06 February 2019

Companies urged to ‘act now’ on climate risk

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A global survey of 1,000 experts places environmental degradation as “the long-term risk that defines our age”, with firms urged to develop strategies to cope with worsening climate change.

06 February 2019

World only reuses 9% of materials

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A new report launched at the World Economic Forum in Davos suggests that circular business strategies could ‘tip the balance’ against climate change, but the circularity ‘gap’ is widening.