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Guernsey Environment Department promoting four organised beach cleaning weekends

April 23rd, 2013 by States of Guernsey Environment Department

The States of Guernsey Environment Department is promoting four weekends of beach cleans for volunteers in 2013. The first one takes place on Sunday 28 April 2013 starting at 11 am at L’Ancresse. This is the Marine Conservation Society’s Big Beach Clean up which is sponsored by Marks & Spencer and will take no more […]

A UK government commitment to a 2030 carbon target for power sector needed to unleash investment

October 8th, 2012 by Aldersgate Group

An alliance of the UK’s largest businesses and industry bodies have stated that a 2030 carbon target for the power sector is essential for stimulating new growth in the economy. Only greater clarity from the UK Government can unleash the £110 billion investment required to transform the UK’s electricity infrastructure and drive wider economic benefits. […]

M&S joins Marine Conservation Society to clean British beaches

March 14th, 2012 by Marks and Spencer

Marks & Spencer (M&S) is encouraging its customers to sign-up to become big beach cleaners and help the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) clean Britain’s beaches and protect our seas. The first ever M&S Big Beach Clean-up, organised by the Marine Conservation Society, will take place between Friday 11 May and Sunday 13 May 2012. The […]

Making a business case for an energy and sustainability manager

May 24th, 2011 by Vicky Kenrick

Vicky Kenrick of Allen & York, the international sustainability recruitment consultancy, looks at the development of the Energy and Sustainability role within organisations.  She identifies how energy and sustainability issues are currently tackled in organisations , and explores the key benefits of employing a dedicated Energy and Sustainability Manager, with reference to the triple bottom […]

UK government initiatives to enhance sustainable development and maximise economic growth

March 21st, 2011 by Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP

This is a lightly edited transcript of the address to the SDUK conference on 17 March 2011 by Rt Hon Caroline Spelman MP, UK Secretary of State, Environment, Food and Rural Affairs. —— “Thank you very much for inviting me to this conference. We are happy to engage in this whole subject that so many […]

Common plastics and their recycling symbols

October 1st, 2010 by Richard Lord

The table of common plastics and their symbols is published in the Guidance on Applying the Waste Hierarchy Currently only Plastic No. 1 (PET, PETE) and Plastic No. 2 (HDPE) can be recycled at Guernsey’s Bring Banks.  However a Guernsey recycling business is looking at the feasibility of recycling Plastic No. 5. Marks & Spencers […]