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    Householders in Midlands in trial to remedy nation's draughty unblocked chimneys

    Across England there are 9 million fireplaces which are not permanently blocked. Often equivalent to keeping a window open at all times, an unblocked chimney can add significant cost to the typical heating bill as warm air escapes up through the chimney and into the atmosphere.

  • New rewilding network aims to boost nature on 300,000 acres Nature
    New rewilding network aims to boost nature on 300,000 acres

    A new network from charity Rewilding Britain aims to spearhead a massive and rapid rewilding across Britain, in its first three years aiming to catalyse the return of nature to 300,000 acres, an area the size of Greater Manchester or the North York Moors National Park.

  • Energy saving fridge system is cool for ice cream maker Mackie's Energy
    Energy saving fridge system is cool for ice cream maker Mackie's

    As part of a £4.5 million project, the luxury ice cream brand Mackie's of Scotland will replace existing freezing equipment at its Aberdeenshire facility with an ammonia-based, low carbon, energy efficient refrigeration system from GEA that incorporates an Absorption Chiller – an innovative solution that will help Mackie's to target ambitious CO2 reductions of 90% and energy cost savings of 70-80%.

  • Biffa's switch to rail transport of inert waste greatly reduces carbon emissions Transport
    Biffa's switch to rail transport of inert waste greatly reduces carbon emissions

    Biffa saves 6,600 tonnes of CO2 emissions transporting material by rail

    Waste firm Biffa reveals it has saved 6,600 tonnes of CO2 emissions by switching to the usage of rail links for the transportation of mostly inert waste material to its facilities. This follows the Group's strategic rail partnership with GB Railfreight to increase its capacity for transportation via rail, thereby reducing its reliance on road haulage. Since last year, the Group has transported over 600,000 tonnes of inert waste by rail.

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Environment Times is raising money for the homeless this winter by creating a 'virtual ecohouse'. Marshalls is one of the donors. They write: Bioverse Permeable Paving System makes a great occasional car parking area or pathway, whilst retaining the environmental benefit of a decorative grassed area.

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By dealing with rainfall runoff in a sustainable way, Bioverse does not require any planning permission. Once established the Bioverse System will take carbon from the atmosphere, having positive impact of the environment and becoming carbon neutral over the life of the product.

Bioverse Grass seed is available from Rigby Taylor which will improve structural strength and load bearing on the product.

For driveways with a steep incline or specific installation and design requirements please contact Marshalls Technical Advisory Service on 0370 411 2233 for further assistance.

• Bioverse is perfect for an occasional car parking area or pathway
• Bioverse Permeable Paving System is practical as well as decorative
• Bioverse does not require any planning permission

Bioverse Paving System is one of our permeable paving products within our garden paths and path edging range. Marshalls manufacture a number of path products including Heritage Cobblestone setts, Drivesett Deco in addition to the Bioverse paving system.

Heritage Cobblestones are an easy and effecient way to create beautiful traditional pathways, Drivesett Deco is available in four colours and helps create a stylish traditional look, whilst Bioverse is a permeable product which has a positive impact on the environment in the longer term.

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Marshalls offers an extensive range of street furniture to suit any public space project. Whatever type of fixture you require, from seating to protective barriers, we have a wide range of structures to suit your requirements.

Our 16 brands offer products in an unrivalled choice of materials including concrete, precious stone, natural stone, cast iron, stainless steel, polyurethane, timber, plastic and recycled plastic.

Through our expertise and knowledge, support is offered from design to installation to inform your ideas for incorporating street furniture into your project.

Further customisation is possible; why not create something truly unique through our Woodhouse bespoke product solutions service? Our experienced team of Technical Sales Consultants and Design Engineers have delivered many prestigious projects and pieces in the past, and would be happy to assist in adding unique street furniture designs to clients' schemes. Please contact us for more details on this service.

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