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Looking back on 2018

Thank you for reading Green Intelligence during 2018! Our next newsletter will be in your inbox on 9 January 2019. In the meantime, here’s a recap of the biggest stories of the year…

Building services firm going from strength to strength

GLD Technical Consulting, a building services and environmental design consultancy based in Wigan, is continuing its impressive growth journey thanks to support from GC Business Growth Hub.

Host of big names sign ‘Waste to Wealth’ commitment

Over 40 leading UK businesses have joined a new initiative that challenges them to reduce waste and ‘turn it into wealth’ as part of a plan to double the nation’s resource productivity by 2030.
Waste to Wealth

Lancs business rewarded for sustainable exporting

Blackburn-based textiles supplier, Vision Support Services, has been named Exporter of the Year at the Lloyds Bank National Business Awards, thanks in part to its sustainability commitments
Credit: Vision Support Services

Hospitality firms adopt ‘Manchester bee’ paper straws

26 companies in Greater Manchester have started using locally-manufactured paper straws as part of a city-wide campaign and audit scheme to eradicate single-use plastics in the hospitality sector.
Credit: Greater Manchester Combined Authority

‘Good day’ for solar panel owners

Energy minister Claire Perry has confirmed in Parliament that, contrary to earlier suggestions, solar panel owners will not be forced to export their power for free from April 2019.
‘Good day’ for solar panel owners

Failure to prioritise resource efficiency costing billions

New research shows that manufacturers could improve non-labour resource productivity and cut costs without significant investment, but many are failing to grasp the opportunity.

Waste company gives new life to old medical equipment

A trial scheme to collect and reuse unwanted medical equipment in Wigan has recycled 759kg worth of used items back into use after just three months.
Reduce, Reuse Recycle

‘Typical Manchester’ launches world-leading climate goal

Manchester is planning to bring forward its ambition to become a zero carbon city by twelve years to 2038 - making it one of the most ambitious cities in the world in the fight against climate change.
Credit: Manchester City Council

Green buildings a ‘triple win’, study says

A survey of 2,000 building professionals has revealed that the demand for more efficient, sustainable buildings is growing rapidly thanks to cost savings, health benefits and reduced energy use.
Energy Efficient Homes