Environmental

Lighting the path to energy efficiency

A Low Carbon Workspaces grant has helped a Walsall business save money with a new lighting system. Hulme & Son was looking to improve the energy performance of its manufacturing facility in the Black Country to [...]

Staffordshire manufacturer tackles environmental footprint in Asia

A Staffordshire-based manufacturer has completed its biggest export deal to date, supplying Pakistan with 13 medical waste incinerators, with support from the Department for International Trade (DIT). Addfield Environmental Systems Ltd’s machinery ensures the complete destruction [...]

Creed cooks up a recipe for carbon-busting success with Gray & Adams

Independent wholesaler Creed Foodservice is slashing CO2  emissions by more than 300 tonnes per year after turning to Gray & Adams for its first twin-deck semi-trailer. Family-owned Creed, which is currently celebrating its 45th anniversary, enjoys [...]

A Quarter of Employees will LIE About Snow Conditions TODAY To Avoid Work

27% of employees plan to lie about the snow conditions to get the day off work today, a survey reveals. “Can’t get into the office due to the snow” – a common excuse heard around the [...]

LEADING LAW FIRM GOES FOR ‘GREEN’ ENVIRONMENT CERTIFICATE

LEADING law firm Roythornes has been awarded a green Investors in the Environment (iiE) accreditation – the highest available recognition from the scheme – for its commitment to sustainability and reducing its impact on the environment. [...]

Aston University launches ‘low carbon’ programme for SMEs

£12,250 grants and expert advice on offer to help small businesses reduce their carbon footprint Programme open to high-energy-using SMEs in the Birmingham and Solihull LEP Launch event on Thursday 23 November, 10pm–1pm, at Millennium Point, [...]