- Company Shop redistributes 80 million surplus items, saves members £60m on food Resource & 'Waste'
- Crocs in the Arctic again? 66 million years of data sends climate warning Science
Royal Mail's Bristol delivery office first fleet to go all-electric
The Royal Mail first ever Delivery Office to operate an all-electric fleet of collection and delivery vehicles will operate from Bristol where 23 fully electric vehicles have replaced the existing diesel collection and delivery vans at the Company's Bristol East Central Delivery Office. Six double electric charging posts have also been installed on the site and the electricity for powering the office and for charging the vehicles is from 100% renewable sources.
- Dorset wire factory saves costs and carbon with 'fittable' solar Renewables
Ecohouse for the Homeless
Environment Times is raising money for the homeless by creating a 'virtual ecohouse'. Naturesave Insurance is one of the donors. They write: "Naturesave Insurance is a leading UK green and ethical insurance provider providing cover for homes, business, charities and community organisations across the UK. We have been recommended by Ethical Consumer and awarded the top ethical rating for insurance by The Good Shopping Guide.
Britain's first producer of totally green kitchens of recycled content, all the way from Ilkley West Yorkshire
Environment Times is raising money for the homeless by creating a 'virtual ecohouse'. Milestone Design is one of the donors. They write: "Our first faltering steps into eco design began in 2006 when our directors, Julian and Jan Richards, were sat at home treating themselves to the odd gin & tonic or two(ish). At some point of the evening one of them said, "Go on then ... we've been recycling for ages and I've never seen a thing in the shops that's made from the things we recycle.... what CAN we actually buy that's recycled?"