HOSPITAL WASTES NO TIME IN ACHIEVING ENVIRONMENTAL AWARD

Solihull Hospital now has an international seal of approval after being officially certified for its excellence in waste and environmental management. The Hospital has been awarded the impressive ‘ISO14001’ quality standard as a result of an 18-month project to train more than 250 staff in waste and environmental issues and introduce an online legal register to keep up-to-date with the latest statutory requirements. As a result of the Hospital’s drive to be more environmentally aware,…

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UK’S LARGEST ECO SCHEME TO BENEFIT 5000 HOMES

A scheme which has brought warmer homes, lower energy bills and 500 new jobs to Stockton-on-Tees is now being extended across the borough, making it the first of its kind in the UK. The GoWarm project, run by Community Interest Company Community Energy Solutions (CES) and Stockton Borough Council, has already helped 1700 homes across Stockton and Thornaby to improve their energy efficiency and reduce their fuel bills by up to £750 a year. Now,…

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ABB SHOWS FAST CHARGING AT CORNISH ELECTRIC VEHICLE RALLY

ABB demonstrated one of its Terra Smart Connect (SC) fast chargers at Truro’s first ever electric car rally on Sunday 17th March. The electric car rally, which started at Truro before following a 26 mile course to St. Austell, was held to mark the recent announcement that up to 75 percent of the cost of installing charging points for electric vehicles in both homes and public places will soon be covered by government grants. Around…

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