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Mar 27
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NEW Staff Awareness Campaign Toolkit

UK businesses could generate savings of £300 million and reduce carbon emissions by more than 6 million tonnes by encouraging employees to adopt greener behaviour, according to the Carbon Trust. Why not save money and the environment by running a staff awareness campaign using SUSTAIN Lincolnshire’s toolkit? For more information or to download resources, click […]

Jun 25
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Waste to Resource

Posted by Sara Kendall in Climate, Sustainability, Waste Management on Jun 25, 2014

Reducing waste to landfill is a crucial step for businesses both in terms of cost and environmental risk reduction. Waste to landfill now costs businesses £80 per tonne plus additional costs such as gate fees and transport and is likely to increase further in the future. The decay of waste is responsible for 5 % […]

Jun 24
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Water Reduction

Cutting water consumption is critical for businesses- and will become increasingly so as the impact of climate change worsens, with water shortages and rising bills expected in the near future. Make sure your business is prepared by following our top tips for reducing water consumption. 1. Understand your water consumption The best place to start […]

Feb 07
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WRAP boosts local jobs and recycling in Lincolnshire

Posted by admin in ENERGY EFFICIENCY, Sustainability, Waste Management on Feb 07, 2012

WRAP has announced that the UK’s capability to recycle plastic packaging has been given a further boost this week with funding provided to recycle an additional 15,000 tonnes of rigid plastic packaging at ECO Plastics’ facility in Lincolnshire.The facility will create an extra 12 local jobs in addition to further developing the UK’s green economy […]

Jan 11
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Cities that invest to go green enjoy huge economy boost within 8 years

A new study into the economics of decarbonising cities has found that UK urban centres that ‘go green’ will see a return on investment in between four and eight years, while cutting their energy bills by billions and creating thousands of new jobs, reports GreenWise. The research, believed to be the first of its kind […]

Oct 21
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Biffa launches “cost effective” online waste service for SMEs

Posted by admin in Waste Management on Oct 21, 2011

Biffa Waste Services has launched a new online service, which it claims will provide a “cost effective” solution for small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) looking to access waste and recycling collection services in their area. For the first time, businesses can search for Biffa waste collection services in their locality, get a quote and book […]