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Big brands sign up to kick off cup recycling scheme

FOUNDING MEMBERS of the ‘Simply Cups’ recycling scheme include John Lewis Partnership, BaxterStorey and ISS Facility Services                   Following the recent announcement that the UK’s only paper cup recycling scheme will be launched from August 1st, there has been overwhelming support from all sections of the supply…
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Ben & Jerry’s to reduce carbon emissions

GLOBAL ICE CREAM brand Ben & Jerry's is increasing its efforts to reduce CO2 emissions with a move towards 'carbon insetting' to improve supply chain resilience and resource efficiency.                       In its 2013 Social and Environmental Assessment (SEAR) report, Ben & Jerry's announced investment in…
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Aramark makes a green impact at Worcester

ARAMARK AT the University of Worcester has been recognised for its work in environmental good practice, in a national student award scheme. [caption id="attachment_13360" align="alignleft" width="300"] Jackie Barker, Deputy General Manager (right) with Katy Boom, Director of Environmental Sustainability at the University of Worcester[/caption]                      …
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Footprint Awards winner’s £10 million sustainability plan reaches milestone with water recovery plant fully functioning

DOUBLE FOOTPRINT Awards winner Wyke Farms, the UK’s largest independent cheese producer and milk processor, today welcomes Baroness Verma, (Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Energy and Climate Change), to officially open its £1million water recovery plant.                   David Warburton, Conservative Parliamentary Candidate for Somerton and Frome…
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United biscuits adds longer, more efficient trailers to delivery fleet

UNITED BISCUITS is adding 62 new longer trailers to its lorry fleet in order to reduce carbon emissions and operate more efficiently. To support the company’s branding strategy, the trailers have been liveried in line with the company’s recent Jacob’s and McVitie’s advertising campaigns.                     The…
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Sodexo at University of Greenwich honoured by Marine Stewardship Council

THE UNIVERSITY of Greenwich, in partnership with Sodexo, the world’s largest services company, has been named as the University of the Year by the Marine Stewardship Council for commitment to supporting certified sustainable seafood.                           Greenwich was recognised for its active engagement with…
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Compass in Scotland champions healthy eating

COMPASS IN Scotland, part of Compass Group UK & Ireland, has committed to working with the Scottish Government to support the voluntary commitments set out for caterers in its Supporting Healthy Choices industry-wide framework.                   Health and wellbeing is at the very heart of Compass Group UK…
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