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  • EMEX 2019 Trade Shows & Conferences
    EMEX 2019

    Are you responsible for:
    • reducing carbon emissions and energy costs;
    • improving sustainability;
    • implementing low-carbon technologies;
    • complying with environmental standards and legislation.
    • Then join us this month at EMEX, the UK's must-attend energy and sustainability event, on the 27th and 28th at ExCeL London.

  • Green Motion Awards & Standards
    Green Motion

    Green Motion Shortlisted At The International Travel & Tourism Awards 2019

    Green Motion are delighted to announce that they have been shortlisted for the International Travel & Tourism Awards, presented by WTM London for the 'Best in Responsible Tourism' category.

  • Reconomy Awards & Standards
    Reconomy

    Reconomy features in Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250

    Outsourced waste management and recycling services provider, Reconomy, has featured in the annual Sunday Times Grant Thornton Top Track 250.

  • CapSure at European Asbestos Forum Health & safety
    CapSure at European Asbestos Forum

    ASBESTOS AND INNOVATION

    CapSure will be presenting at the 4th international conference of the European Asbestos Forum Foundation. This event will take place on the 14th and 15th of November in Amsterdam.

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Business

Carlsberg Group has further developed its journey to create the world's first 'paper' beer bottle made from sustainably-sourced wood fibres, claiming it is both 100% bio-based and fully recyclable.

Enterprise has opened a new vehicle rental branch in the historic heritage town of Monmouth and has introduced rainwater harvesting and solar panel car park lighting to the location in order to increase sustainability.

Kingfisher, the home improvement company and owner of B&Q, will stop selling products that contain metaldehyde across its 1,200 stores and replace them with environmentally-friendly alternatives. The move follows three years of collaboration and product development with suppliers.

One of the world's leading corrosion protection companies has completed a conversion to lead-free galvanizing.

For the second year Aquabio, who provide industrial wastewater treatment solutions, have successfully encouraged their employees to ditch their cars and instead use pedal power - currently amounting to travelling the circumference of planet earth, and with donations of 2.5 pence to charity for every kilometre travelled!

Smurfit Kappa has launched AgroPaper®, a renewable and compostable paper, made from pine fibres, designed to replace the plastic material that is used by many farmers and growers for 'mulching' when growing vegetables.

Attractive looking plastic free zones have been introduced by London supermarket Thornton's Budgens store in Camden's Belsize Park. In 10 weeks the store has managed to assemble more than 1,700 plastic-free products, featuring everything from fresh fruit and vegetables to wild game meat.

Kellogg's has announced that by the end of 2025 it will be on track for 100 per cent of its packaging being reusable, recyclable or compostable, including a new reward-based solution to encourage people to recycle Pringles cans and the introduction of recycle-ready cereal pouches.

Shell has opened applications for Shell Springboard 2019: a national programme that awards £350,000 no-strings funding to support cutting-edge low-carbon UK Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs).

Noel Morrin, Executive Vice President for Sustainability at Stora Enso writes: "Here's a bold statement but, we think, a true one: anything made from fossil-fuel materials today, can be made from a tree tomorrow. That means a future where there are sustainable alternatives to plastics, created from the fibres from the forest.

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