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GROHE celebrates a trio of international sustainability successes

As part of its global initiative, GROHE is driving sustainability based on the 17 UN Sustainable Development Goals. The German Sustainability Awards 2021 honours GROHE’s commitment to resource efficiency within the value chain and the sustainability impact of GROHE Blue. GROHE emphasises that sustainability must be understood as a continuous, …

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Adapt to survive

Guest Blogger - Megan Adlen

Travis Perkins’ Head of Sustainability, Megan Adlen, on how our handling of the Covid situation will make business stronger in the long term. If this year has taught us anything, it’s that we can adapt when we need to, and that the evolution of our mindsets is something we should …

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New sustainability head for Knauf

Knauf UK is pleased to announce the appointment of Karla Malkinson as head of Sustainability UK and Ireland in a move which strengthens the organisation’s commitment to sustainable business. With a career background in construction and building products, the market in which Knauf operates is familiar territory and Karla brings …

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Green Urbanisation roadshow sets new route to resilient future

This March sees Polypipe Civils & Green Urbanisation hosting its first series of seminars tackling the crucial subject of managing climate change and extreme weather events in urban environments.   Called Realising Resilience – An Introduction to Green Urbanisation, the seminars bring industry experts on green infrastructure, flood and drought resilience, …

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BMI UK and Ireland release Active Roof Systems

BMI UK & Ireland has enhanced its portfolio of market-leading pitched and flat roofing technology solutions with new Green and Blue ‘Active Roof Systems’. Active Roof Systems is how BMI UK & Ireland describes roof coverings that perform a greater function beyond shelter and protection. While weather-tightness is the primary …

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Etex Building Performance develop new plant in Bristol

Etex Building Performance, the dry construction arm of the Etex group, will develop an advanced plasterboard manufacturing facility for its Siniat brand at the Royal Portbury Dock in Bristol Port, adding significantly to its production capacity in the UK. A brownfield industrial site has been secured close to its existing …

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Pasquill invests over £6.7million

Pasquill, one of the UK’s leading supplier of roof trusses, has invested over £6.7million in its manufacturing plants and design centres over the last five years. This year £2.5million has been invested in equipment, technology and infrastructure as part of a long-term strategy to improve performance, sustainability and efficiency. Throughout …

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Selco lights the way on energy saving

Selco Builders Warehouse has already saved thousands of tonnes of damaging carbon dioxide from entering the atmosphere by installing the modern energy-saving LED bulbs in all new store openings over the last 5 years. Selco’s Croydon, Tyseley and Reading branches are the latest ones to be retrofitted with LED lighting, …

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Ibstock Brick Wins  Award for its Commitment to Sustainability

Ibstock Brick has been announced as a winner in the category of Most Ethical / Sustainable Manufacturer of the Year at the 2019 at the Made in the Midlands Awards. The awards, coordinated by leading business publisher, INSIDER Media, took place in Birmingham on May 2nd 2019. They celebrate excellence …

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Lakes introduces 100% recyclable packaging

Lakes, the leading manufacturer of innovative showering spaces, is the first to introduce new fully-recyclable packaging, designed to reduce its impact on the environment. After months of research and development Lakes’ new product packaging is now 100% eco-friendly. Lakes’ commitment and focus to improving its impact on the environment is …

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