Blogs

“The energy auditor showed us how to adjust the settings to most efficiently run our heating system as well as explained the benefits of low-cost measures such as draught proofing.”
Judith Brown, The Sheldon Hotel, Eastbourne

How Nottingham Trent Basin is Generating Electricity

Written by Charles of Netleadz   A £100 million housing development in Nottingham’s Trent Basin has been created as a working example of how communities can switch to low carbon and clean energy living. This pioneering project, lead by the University of Nottingham is revolutionising how we use and conserve energy in the UK. The […]

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Blog: Sustainability Plans – Comply, Reap, Innovate

By David Carlyon, The Monarch Partnership   Why should SMEs embrace sustainability? There is a magnitude of environmental and financial benefits of companies embedding a Company Sustainability Plan within their business operations. From contributing to CO2 targets enshrined in the Climate Change Act 2008, to securing compliance with sustainability accreditations and reducing energy and waste […]

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Blog: Can I Save Money by Recycling?

By Sophia Lacey Many people don’t realise that recycling can cost half the price of disposing general waste. This is because the items you recycle are worth money when a waste broker sells them on to be made into new items, which also negates the costs of new resources being taken out of the environment. […]

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Utilise Plus Event Report: ‘Reduce Single-Use’ Networking Breakfast, Billingshurst

Delegates were up bright and early for the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC’s networking breakfast on the theme of reducing and reusing waste. This event was held as part of the SBP CIC’s Utilise Plus programme, which helps small and medium sized enterprises (SMEs) to save energy, reducing their costs and greenhouse gas emissions in the […]
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Whitgift Sports Club

Whitgift Sports Club, based in South Croydon, received a £5,000 Utilise Plus grant in December 2018 for their heating and hot water project. The Utilise Plus programme is funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF) and helps small and medium sized enterprises to reduce their costs and environmental impact by saving energy. Whitgift offers […]
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  • 21/05/2019 9:30 amSustainability Tour of King's Academy, Ringmer
  • 29/05/2019 8:00 am'Know Your Energy' Networking Breakfast, Burgess Hill
  • 05/06/2019 8:00 am'Community Energy' Networking Breakfast, East Grinstead
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