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“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 are you dealing with food waste in your business and at home?

By Johanne Kloster, CPH Business Academy   A study conducted by the UN in 2011 shows that one third of the world’s food goes to waste! This has devastating implications for the environment, since rotting food in landfills produces methane, one of the greenhouse gases contributing heavily to global warming. 1 tonne of methane is […]

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5 Tips to Save Energy in your Office

  1) Monitor Energy Usage Do you monitor your energy use or are you currently paying estimated bills? Energy suppliers often estimate your use higher than it actually is, so it’s worth taking regular meter readings or installing a smart meter that does it for you.  How to get a smart meter   2) Heating/ […]

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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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Lewes Climate Action Forum

We’ve joined up with 3VA in Eastbourne to help start a new forum for action on climate change in the Lewes District Area. Check out www.climateactionforum.org.uk for more details
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Utilise Plus Case Study: Park Cameras

Based in Burgess Hill, Park Cameras sells photography equipment, as well as offering printing services and photography courses. In early 2019, Park Cameras received a Utilise Plus grant from the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC to install energy-saving LED lights. This followed a fully-funded Utilise Plus energy audit they received in late 2018. Funded by the […]
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