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Most business leaders say they are more environmentally focussed following COVID-19 outbreak

Almost two thirds of business leaders in Yorkshire say they are now more environmentally conscious in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic, according to new research released today. The survey, jointly commissioned by B2B energy suppliers Opus Energy and Haven Power, part of Drax Group, found bosses are having to make bolder decisions as they prepare for a brave

Clearpoint Recycling boosts paper operations with senior appointment

Harrogate-based Environment-Agency-approved recyclable materials exporter Clearpoint Recycling has bolstered its workforce with the appointment of a new head of paper, Andrew Perkins, who will be leading the firm’s expanding fibre operation. Bringing with him over 25 years’ experience in the industry, Andrew has worked for a number of waste management, recycling

The Merrion Centre celebrates sustainable initiatives by “going green” in October

Following a successful launch in 2018, the Merrion Centre in Leeds Arena Quarter has once again announced its "Merrion Centre Goes Green" initiative running Monday, October 7 to Friday, October 11. Under the themes of  ‘Reduce’, ‘Reuse’, ‘Recycle’, ‘Rejuvenate’, ‘Renew’, ‘Merrion Goes Green’ week cements and celebrates the Merrion Centre and

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

Recycling one of several sustainability projects for integrated communication solutions business

Adare SEC has committed to several sustainability projects to further strengthen its environmental, social and governance impact. The £70m turnover firm, which specialises in integrated communication solutions, last year received an EcoVadis Silver rating for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) practices – meaning the business was in the top 15 per

Sheffield law firm shows impressive low carbon footprint

Wake Smith Solicitors in Sheffield has come top in two categories for low carbon emissions in a national environmental survey. The 100-strong firm reported the lowest total carbon emissions and the lowest emissions per employee of the 59 nationwide firms that provided information to the Legal Sustainability Alliance (LSA) 2018 annual

Plastic off the menu at DoubleTree By Hilton York

A York hotel is carrying out a wide-ranging review of its use of plastic in a bid to significantly reduce its reliance of the environmentally harmful product. The audit is being undertaken by members of the DoubleTree By Hilton York’s recently formed Care Committee, who will closely look at each department

York-based UNTHA launches new finance packages to unlock industry growth

North-Yorkshire-based industrial shredding specialist UNTHA UK has launched a range of new finance packages to help unlock the growth potential of the country’s waste and recycling operators. The flexible finance routes – offered by UNTHA Finance and underwritten by Close Brothers Asset Finance – have been devised to reflect the ever-changing

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