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The UK Sets Out Environmental Plans To Cut Greenhouse Gas Emissions

A plant growing inside a lightbulb The UK government's latest strategy to make the shift to a virtually zero-carbon economy includes a big push towards electric vehicles.


Ecoserv Group Diversifies With £3.5m Cooltech Acquisition

A Cooltech engineer Ecoserv Group has completed the purchase of Cooltech Environmental Engineering Ltd in a £3.5 million deal. The acquisition of the Slough-based maintenance specialist is the first since Ecoserv rebranded from Ecocleen and announced its plans to become a multi-service facilities management business.


Thank Your Cleaner Day 2021 Celebrates Its Biggest Year Ever

Thank your cleaner day logo Thank Your Cleaner Day will celebrate its most successful year ever in 2021 with more than 50 countries taking part – 20 more than last year! Social responsibility has played a major role at Kärcher for decades and support for Thank Your Cleaner Day on 20th October 2021 is part of this tradition.

Thank Your Cleaner Day brings the effort of tens of thousands of skilled, hardworking cleaning staff into focus with companies cleaned by cleaning contractors joining together in support. As co-initiator, Kärcher has been involved since the first Thank Your Cleaning Day in 2015 with the aim of recognising the hard work of cleaning staff internationally. Now in its sixth year, the movement is a global initiative and support continues to grow.


ceda Conference 2021 Registrations Now Open

ceda 2021 conference logo The Conference is the premier event of the Catering Equipment Industry calendar, attracting design houses, project houses, distributors, service and installation companies, suppliers, manufacturers and representatives of other associations representing major end user groups.


Sodexo UK&I Sets Ambitious New Target To Be Carbon Neutral By 2025 & Roadmap To Net Zero By 2045

Sodexo NetZero graphic In line with the Paris Agreement, the organisation previously set a goal of cutting its carbon footprint by 34% by 2025, however – having exceeded that target already this year – Sodexo has laid out its comprehensive roadmap to net zero and decarbonisation of its UK and Ireland business.


Mears’ Alex Ballintine Wins Top FM Award For Newcomer Of The Year

Alex Ballintine from Mears, with his Newcomer Of The Year award Mears are delighted to announce that Facilities General Manager Alex Ballintine has won the 2021 IWFM Award for Newcomer of the Year. This award recognises exceptional new talent in the profession, identifying individuals who have made a significant impact on the provision of the workplace and/or facilities management services within the first three years of their journey in the profession.


Howard De Walden Becomes First Participant In New CUBE Competition

Howard de Walden building The Howard de Walden Estate has become the first organisation to sign up to CUBE, an innovative competition, recently launched in the UK, that helps landlords, building managers and occupiers reduce the energy usage in their commercial buildings through encouraging behavioural change.


First Group Of Worshipful Company Of Environmental Cleaners (WCEC) Members Awarded Chartered Practitioner’s Status

Senior members of the WCEC lead the way for others to follow, before the Chartership scheme is launched nationwide to the entire cleaning industry

First Worshipful Company Of Environmental Cleaners Members with their Chartered certificates Officers of the WCEC have led by example, as the first to receive the Award of Chartered Practitioner in Environmental Cleaning. They are the pathfinders making way for others in the UK cleaning industry, who will be able to apply to the Chartered Practitioner’s Register after its official launch at the Cleaning Show in November 2021.

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