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Decarbonising the UK's heating system is a crucial step towards Net Zero. Embracing heat networks is key to this.
Find out the key policy highlights from September 2021.
Now in its third year, Unblocktober is taking place for the whole month of October. The campaign encourages us all to be mindful of what we are putting down our drains and flushing down the toilet, to improve the health of our sewers and seas.
Technology is having a bigger impact on the world than ever before, and is affecting all industries. Facilities Management (FM) is embracing technological innovations to add value and provide a seamless experience for organisations.
Change, in particular environmental change, requires collaboration. Veolia's new initiative, '+1', brings together 50 key stakeholders, to create a collective driving force to power the ecological transformation.
Has your business switched to green energy, perhaps as part of a blended energy solution? It can help you meet sustainability targets, reduce your carbon footprint and save you money in the long run.
All businesses like to think that their processes are fail-safe. This is especially true for businesses in the pharmaceutical sector, who handle complex materials and are very heavily regulated. However, this is unfortunately not always the case.
Many sites were built with different priorities in mind, with infrastructure that was built to last. Whilst this is great news in terms of the longevity of sites, it can also present challenges when trying to upgrade equipment and processes.
Net Zero is a hot topic in the pharmaceutical sector. However, it isn't the only trend or change which is impacting businesses in the industry.
Managing various suppliers for different on-site services can be time-consuming and complicated - not to mention costly. Yet delivering FM services yourself can create a huge extra workload outside of your core business activities. Why not put your trust in one reliable supplier?
Only with visibility of data can pharmaceutical companies make informed decisions. But clear data can sometimes be surprisingly difficult to access.
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.
Find out the key policy highlights from August 2021.
The pharmaceutical industry is one that never stands still. As we have seen during the pandemic, it's an industry that is able to quickly react to changing needs. To make this possible, pharmaceutical companies need to work with suppliers who are able to support them as they evolve.
Pharmaceutical companies need to minimise risk and avoid the unexpected as much as possible. In a highly regulated industry, this is crucial to protecting your license to operate. Partnering with the right suppliers can make all the difference to your peace of mind.
Like all industries, the pharmaceutical sector is currently striving to hit zero carbon emissions ahead of the UK's 2050 Net Zero deadline. But with stringent regulations to meet, safety and quality cannot be compromised in the name of sustainability.
Find out the key policy highlights from July 2021.
For NHS trusts, choosing the right supplier for their FM services is key. The right FM partnership can help trusts run smoothly, remove worries about security of energy supply and support their sustainability aims.
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.
Introducing more sustainable energy solutions is a crucial part of reducing your carbon footprint. It can also be more cost-effective.
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With the NHS responsible for 25% of public sector emissions in England, the healthcare sector needs to act now to meet Net Zero targets.
Although hospitals must meet certain requirements in terms of hygiene and safety, it's still possible to adopt some aspects of a circular economy in the healthcare sector.
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 June 2021.
Find out more about how an FM contract that goes above and beyond can bring value to the healthcare sector.
Although cost savings, sustainability, and a multitude of other factors are important to hospitals, patient care rightly remains the top priority.
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.
Hydrogen is cropping up more and more in discussions about sustainable fuels. Forward-thinking NHS trusts may wish to start thinking now about utilising it in the future.
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.
It's easy to think of all hospital waste as infectious, but improving segregation of waste can help trusts be more sustainable as well as reducing costs.
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.
When it comes to making NHS trusts more sustainable, particularly with regards to energy, cost can be a deterrent - or at least, the perceived cost. But with the right advice on funding opportunities, it doesn't need to be.
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.