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BT's revenue from products and services contributing to carbon abatement totalled £5.3bn
BT customers have cut carbon emissions by 10 million tonnes. BT's annual Delivering our Purpose report says revenue from products contributing to carbon abatement totalled £5.3bn, representing 22% of its total revenue last year.
Awards & Standards
RBS wins Bank of the Year in Better Society Awards 2017 for JUMP engagement programme
RBS has won the prestigious 'Bank of the Year' award in the Better Society Awards 2017 for its innovative employee engagement programme, JUMP. The Bank came first in its category, ahead of runners-up HSBC, Liberum, Barclays and Societe Generale. The Bank was recognised for successfully engaging its employees in sustainable behaviours and improving sustainability in the workplace.
Resource & 'Waste'
A coffee recycling partnership between Network Rail and bio-bean which reprocesses the waste from coffee into Coffee Logs, a fuel for the home, is set to expand across the UK, and has received a Highly-Commended award for the Circular Economy Project of the Year at the BusinessGreen Leaders Awards, and was also shortlisted for recognition at the National Recycling Awards.
The weekly bin collection may get dumped in history because a waste firm and university have won Government backing for a self-contained Home Energy Recovery Unit (HERU) that could potentially make every home a micro-power plant, save families up to 15% on fuel bills and solve waste management problem at source.
A blast furnace slag grinding plant, once a casualty of the financial crisis, has been re-opened by Hanson at Teesport Docks in Middlesbrough, creating 20 new jobs and recycling an industry by-product into concrete.
A region's network power operator has pioneered an environmentally friendly approach to regenerating oil which extends the life of its power equipment and keeps costs down for customers across the North West of England.
After 6 years of research, a commercially viable process to recover wood fibre from the huge amounts of waste medium-density fibreboard is close to reality.
The public are being encourged to shoot photographs of new green 'beast' bin lorries, following waste firm Biffa's team up with celebrity environmentalist Bill Oddie to launch its new 7-strong fleet of distinctive monster-painted trucks dubbed 'The Wasteaters'.
A recycling incentive scheme has handed out £950 in prizes to top recycling individuals and communities, as housing estate residents respond to cash incentives and up their recycling rates by 35 per cent.
A company that purchases unsold books from charity shops and now resells millions of them online has been recognised for its role in recycling and preventing waste from reaching landfill.
Difficult to recycle plastics have been made into energy feedstock or plastic production product on a commercial scale that promises to propel plastic waste recycling globally from 10% to 90%.
Somerset-based Glastonbury festival's Worthy Farm and large-scale chedder cheese making Wyke Farms are testing clean emission tractors running on-site produced methane from farm wastes this week.