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Posted on 8 August 2018

Logistics app saves bed manufacturer 400k litres of fuel

Lancashire company Silentnight is in the running for a national award after slashing emissions and boosting fuel efficiency with logistics technology.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Sheep wool will keep historic Manchester buildings warm

The historic Albert Estate and Canada House in Manchester city centre are to be retrofitted with sheep wool insulation as an eco-friendly alternative to conventional fibre glass.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Plastic bag use plummets, but what does it mean for business?

New figures show that plastic bag sales have crashed by 86% in the big seven supermarkets since the 5p charge was brought in - a result likely to embolden further legislation on plastic use.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Welcome to The Green Last-Mile

The government has set out a new vision for the future of ‘last-mile’ deliveries, suggesting that a wave of electric cargo bikes, vans, ‘quadricycles’ and micro vehicles could replace vans in UK cities.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Leading companies predict green product rush

More than half of CEOs at the forefront of corporate climate change action expect at least 50% of their products to be ‘low carbon’ within ten years, according to a YouGov survey.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Liverpool development to get green heat network

Developer Peel has announced that the landmark 60-hectare Liverpool Waters development will include a district heating network that will deliver low carbon heating and hot water to buildings.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Businesses should prepare for more heatwaves, say MPs

The hosepipe ban may have been called off, but the UK remains at risk of severe disruption from heatwaves in future, with MPs calling for maximum workplace temperatures to be enforced.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Greater Manchester unveils new green city vision

Greater Manchester mayor Andy Burnham has launched a new plan to make the city region one of the leading green cities in Europe, including a “globally leading” aim to be carbon neutral by 2038.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Consumers prefer to buy from clean-powered firms

A poll of British consumers has revealed that nearly three quarters would choose a manufacturer or retailer that uses renewable energy, with more than a fifth willing to pay a premium.
Posted on 8 August 2018

Lancashire firm to brew up one million solar-powered pints

Moorhouse’s has installed 169 solar panels at its brewery in Burnley as part of a commitment to cut emissions, citing “greater expectation from consumers” to act responsibly.