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renewable energy procurement for businesses
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16/01/2020

Clean energy milestone reached in 2019

The UK reached a clean energy milestone last year, by generating more of its energy from zero carbon sources than fossil fuels for the first time since the industrial revolution.Figures published by National Grid show that wind, solar, nuclear and hydro energy accounted for 57 per cent of power generation,…
pret single use coffee cup recycling
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11/10/2019

Pret A Manger coffee cup recycling scheme rolled out nationwide

Pret has announced the expansion of its in-store coffee cup recycling scheme to more than 350 UK stores, following successful pilots in London, Leeds and Glasgow. The expansion of the in-house coffee cup recycling initiative means that almost 90% of Pret shops across the UK have the capability to recycle…
smart cities tram energy
News
06/09/2019

KenEx cross-Thames tram system proposal progresses

|Press Release KenEx cross-Thames tram system proposal is received positively by Local Authorities and is ‘certainly feasible’ Plans for a £600million tram scheme connecting Kent and Essex and incorporating an immersed tunnel under the Thames have received a further boost following the positive results of a recent feasibility study. The…
sustainable restaurant association
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16/08/2019

Sustainable Advantage joins the Sustainable Restaurant Association

|Press Release Waste sustainability consultant joins the Sustainable Restaurant Association The Sustainable Restaurant Association (SRA) was launched in 2010 by two sustainability experts and two restauranteurs wanting to lead the charge for the hospitality industry facing the ongoing challenge of sustainability, by encouraging best practice and rating restaurants on their…
clean power for construction
News
09/05/2019

Continuous clean power for construction sites

Estimates suggest construction equipment is responsible for 7% of NOx emissions in London, 25% of which comes from generators. While Temporary Builders’ Supplies (TBS) are being connected there can sometimes be a gap in clean power, between site mobilisation and TBS availability. We’ve teamed up with battery storage manufacturer Off…
Engineering services and new connections for construction
News
10/08/2018

Sustainable Advantage awarded safe contractor status

We can proudly announce that Sustainable Advantage has been awarded accreditation from Safecontractor for its commitment to achieving excellence in health and safety. Safe Contractor status is a widely accepted standard which recognises very high standards of health and safety practise and competency amongst UK businesses. The company was delighted…
Engineering services and new connections for construction
News
03/08/2018

ESOS Phase 2 compliance

With over 9,000 of the UK’s largest companies now required to comply with the Department of Energy and Climate’s Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS), we’re helping companies meet these new obligations and turn energy saving opportunities into a real business advantage.  Read our summary sheet to find out what’s required…
Energy management for businesses
News
01/05/2018

Energy entrepreneurs generating £350m a year

Scottish 'energy entrepreneurs' now generate £350m a year. More than £82m was invested in 117 independent renewable energy projects across Scotland last year, according to figures revealed today. The spending by businesses, developers, farmers, landowners and communities means almost £700m has now been invested in the sector in Scotland in…
Waste management for businesses
News
25/04/2018

Plastic straws could be banned

The ban on plastic straw.   Prime Minister Theresa May announced that there will be a consultation into some banning some prevalent single-use plastics, including plastic straws and cotton buds at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting on Friday 19 April. Around 8.5 billion plastic straws are thrown out in the UK every year,…