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York hotel closes in on plastic-free pledge

A York hotel is close to achieving its pledge to eliminae the use of single-use pastics. At the start of 2019, The Grand’s Junior Board - made up of six junior members of staff - launched a project that would see the environmental scourge being banished from use by the start

Continuum Attractions goes green for a sustainable future

Continuum Attractions has announced a number of sustainability initiatives that their sites are championing across the country, saving on energy, wastage and showcasing their green efforts to visitors. Spearheaded by their on-site "Green Reps" and sustained with regular ‘Green Audits’ these initiatives include both visitor areas, as well as offices. Tailored

Region’s businesses urged to boost cycling opportunities for children

Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries is calling on companies across Yorkshire to donate unwanted bikes to give more children an opportunity to borrow them free of charge. The cycles collected by Yorkshire Bank Bike Libraries during its tour of the county will be distributed to Bike Libraries across Yorkshire where each one

Green entrepreneurs call for capitalism to be used as force for good

Two of Britain’s greenest entrepreneurs, Dale Vince and Guy Singh-Watson, have come together to appeal for businesses to refocus on people and the planet over profit. Vince, who is the founder of green energy company Ecotricity, and Singh-Watson, who established the organic veg box company Riverford, have called for different measures

Specialist Hull hazardous waste business invests £500,000

A growing specialist Hull commercial and hazardous waste business has created new jobs and invested more than £500,000 into a new fleet of specialist vehicles and equipment to ensure it maintains its impressive rate of growth in 2019 and beyond. Wastege Waste Management Ltd was established by experienced specialist Mark Taylor

WSP leads on a raft of flood management schemes across Leeds and wider region

Engineering consultants WSP are leading on a number of crucial flood risk management schemes across Leeds to help alleviate flooding across the region. Based in Leeds, the WSP flood and drainage team is currently working on six separate schemes that circle the city with millions of pounds earmarked to implement the