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Sustainable Building & Living

History has taught us that every generation faces its own global challenges. Our time is no exception. We face nothing short of an environmental crisis that presents fundamental challenges to the way we live now and will need to live in the future. As environmental specialists, designers and planners at Arcadis, our position is one of responsibility.

Denmaur Paper Media Celebrates landmark achievement of 100,000 tonnes of Carbon Balanced Paper™ sales

Monitoring equipment manufacturer Gemini Data Loggers is a proud sponsor of a project to rebuild the AECB's Low Energy Buildings Database into an international platform for sustainable building knowledge.

5 ways to make your website more eco-friendly

People often believe that doing everything online, such as visiting a website, is environmentally friendly. In many cases, this is true. For example, it's generally much more energy efficient to use internet banking than it is to visit a branch in person. But the digital world uses energy too. Billions of people use the internet which results in a significant amount of carbon emissions. Energy is needed for sending an email, uploading and storing documents in the cloud, and even just browsing websites. It's that last point we're going to take a look at here.

Scunthorpe based biotech company Toraphene is preparing to unveil what it claims is a biodegradable, compostable and commercially viable alternative to plastic packaging.

Our Sustainable Chocolate Factory

Across all levels in Butlers Chocolates, we strive to minimise our impact on the environment and improve our processes all the time. We are always thinking about the future. We are dedicated to challenging the issues of sustainability, reducing energy inputs, minimising the carbon footprint and lessening our impact on the environment.

UK's largest housebuilder announces new science-based carbon reduction targets

The country's largest housebuilder, Barratt Developments, says it has become the first housebuilder to announce new science-based targets for reducing carbon emissions. It claims the targets are in line with efforts to limit global warming to 1.5oC, needed to mitigate the worst impacts of climate change.

Wildflower Turf Ltd Debut Innovative New Wild Flower Products

Two innovative new products have just been released by leading UK wild flower specialists, Wildflower Turf Ltd; Meadowscape Pro™ and Wildflower Turf® Finisher.