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Solar panels and wind turbines have long been the symbols of greener, cleaner energy. But there are other proven technologies that are being adopted to help drive us towards a lower-carbon future.
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On this year's World FM Day, you may have seen our LinkedIn poll. A huge majority (72%) of respondents chose sustainability as their priority for FM providers.
Find out the key policy highlights from May 2021.
Find out more about how an FM contract that goes above and beyond can bring value to the healthcare sector.
This edition of Planet looks at water in the 21st century and how we plan for the unknown.
Find out the answers to some of the great questions we received during our recent Plastic Packaging Tax webinar.
Make sure you're up to speed with all the key sustainability terms.
Has your business thought about switching to green energy? It can help you meet sustainability targets, reduce your carbon footprint and save you money in the long run.
The UK has a legal Net Zero deadline of 2050, with a target of a 68% reduction in emissions by 2030. As the chemical sector is typically a carbon intensive industry, decarbonisation needs to be a priority for your business.
With budgets being stretched and more pressure to optimise sites, businesses in the chemical sector need to work with an Industrial Services supplier who will create value and improve efficiency.
As a business in the chemical sector, you will be aware of BREFs (Best Available Techniques Reference Documents), and the changes they have already brought into force. Make sure you stay informed and prepared for any future changes.
Water is a valuable resource and a key area to focus on when thinking about making your business more sustainable.
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As a business in the chemical sector, you will undoubtedly produce complex, hazardous waste streams. Make sure that you are working with a partner who understands your legal obligations.
Find out the key policy highlights from May 2021.
All businesses like to think that their processes are fail-safe, with no potential for unexpected incidents. However, this is not always the case.
A data-driven approach, alongside embracing new technology and automation, is key to making your site more efficient, cost-effective and sustainable, as well as reducing your carbon footprint.
Compliance in all its forms, including health and safety and environmental, is critical for businesses in the chemical sector. Make sure you're working with a partner who is knowledgeable and experienced.
Despite increasing pressure to focus on the environment, margins are tight in the chemical sector. However, there are funding options out there for green projects.
The chemical sector is an extremely well-established industry, with infrastructure that was built to last. Find out more about upgrading sites to meet today's demands.
Register now for our FREE series of Webinar events focusing on F&B manufacturing and your journey to sustainability. Join us on the 22nd June, 29th June and 6th July
Does your business find that using multiple suppliers across waste, energy and water can be draining in terms of cost and time? Using one supplier across all three key areas can be more sustainable and cost-effective.
The government has recently set out plans to restore England's peatlands. But why are peatlands such a hot topic, and why should we care about them?
For businesses in the chemical sector, waste disposal can be a huge expense. Understanding what makes up your waste streams, and therefore being able to improve waste segregation, can cut costs.
Following on from the EPR and DRS consultations, Defra (the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs) have published their latest consultation, on consistency of collections.
For the past 15 years, Veolia has been in partnership with energy distribution provider UK Power Networks Services. Find out more about what we have achieved together.
We are now on the countdown to the introduction of the Plastic Packaging Tax in April 2022. With less than a year to go, you need to know exactly how the tax will affect your business.
All businesses and organisations have faced an array of challenges over the past year. Find out how we helped some of our clients during these tough times.
For every business, there is always the potential for things to go wrong. Have you got the necessary partnerships in place to ensure that operations can continue when the unexpected happens?
Waste management is only a small part of what your relationship with Veolia can include. Your account manager can support you with so much more.
Find out the key policy highlights from April 2021.
Join our FREE Plastic Packaging Tax Webinar on Tuesday 15th June.
We know that a one size fits all approach won't work when it comes to waste management for your pub or restaurant business, as every site has unique requirements and challenges.
Your pub or restaurant business may have sustainability strategies in place which promise to deliver cost savings, increase recycling rates and more. But you need staff support to achieve these.
Last week, Tim Duret, the Director of Sustainable Technology at Veolia, featured on the latest episode of The Dairy Dialogue Podcast by the Dairy Reporter.
Find out the key policy highlights from March 2021.
Eliminating single-use plastics has been high on the sustainability agenda in the UK for a while now, with items like plastic straws and cotton buds being banned in the last couple of years.
The circular economy aims to turn all waste products into a resource, but the full potential of the circular economy model is really demonstrated when old items are given new life in the most unexpected of ways.
This year’s World Water Day encourages us to explore our thoughts about  'what water means to you' - we know that water is an essential resource for all businesses to some degree, but it is especially important for those who use it in production.
Find out the key policy highlights from February and March so far, from the budget and beyond.
What really happens to your recycling after it's put in your recycling bin, either at home or at your business? There are various misconceptions surrounding waste disposal services, so in this myth-buster, we aim to dispel some of these.
Improving sustainability and protecting profitability are seemingly two conflicting priorities for businesses - but they don't need to be.
Are you on track for efficiency improvements? We can help develop an effective roadmap for your business.
Is your waste hazardous or offensive? It's crucial to know the difference, as it's illegal to mix hazardous waste with any other kind. If you are conducting mass Covid-19 testing, it's especially important that you understand how waste is classified, and how each type of waste needs to be disposed of.
Veolia is set to become the first UK operator of Energy Recovery Facilities (ERF) to demonstrate the latest carbon capture technology with Carbon Clean, a global leader in low-cost carbon capture technology.
Plastic has become a hugely contentious issue in recent years, with more awareness being raised about the problem of plastic leakage into the environment.
Following our recent Warehousing & Distribution of the Future Webinar, we have collated the questions and answers from the end of the session all in one place, providing information about key aspects of the sector moving forwards into 2021 and beyond
Plastic has undeniably been the most headline-grabbing material in recent years in terms of its environmental impact. What has been achieved so far in terms of increasing its sustainability, and what more needs to be done?
During the pandemic, we have adapted our services, including conducting site audits remotely. Post-Covid, we will continue with this agile approach, including how we approach sites in more challenging locations.
As regulations and consumer attitudes are changing and increasingly favouring more sustainable packaging choices, now is the time to assess whether your business can modify its packaging accordingly.
When implementing a closed-loop system in a business it is vital to implement a structured recycling stream, here we are breaking down some of our top tips to boost your business’ recycling rates.
When thinking about meeting your business' sustainability targets, it's important to consider the three key elements of waste, energy and water as one integrated strategy.
The upcoming Carbon Emissions Tax could see businesses charged around £16 per tonne of carbon that exceeds a set annual allowance. For some businesses, this could mean hefty charges. Are you prepared?