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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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Network Update – August 2017

Utilise Plus We’re excited to announce the launch of Utilise Plus, funded by the European Regional Development Fund (ERDF). This new programme offers energy efficiency grants, events, workshops, and energy audits, to SMEs in the Coast-to-Capital Local Enterprise Partnership region. To find out more, including eligibility criteria and application details, visit the Utilise Plus website. Event Report: Summer Networking Drinks On 27 […]

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Event: Museum Facilities Managers’ Forum: 16th October, Weald & Downland Living Museum

We are excited to announce that our 8th Museum Facilities Managers’ Forum will be held at Weald & Downland Living Museum on 16th October 2017, from 10:00 – 13:00. This event is aimed at those working for museums who are responsible for monitoring and reducing their energy use. This event is now fully booked. If you would […]

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Event Report: Summer Networking Drinks at Koru Architects

On Thursday 27 July, members of the Sustainable Business Network made their way to Koru Architects’ award-winning Zero-Carbon Home, in Hove, to celebrate summer in style! The event was organised by the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC and hosted by Koru Architects, with delegates working in a range of sectors, including architecture, environmental and business consultancy, and charities. […]

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Network Update – July 2017

Event: Summer Networking Drinks, 27th July Join the Sustainable Business Network’s summer celebrations at Koru Architects’ award-winning Zero-Carbon Home. Located in Hove, Koru Architects have combined visionary design with an array of sustainability features. The home uses 50% less energy than the national average, emits a staggering 93% less carbon, and even generates an annual income of £2,500 from renewable heat and […]

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Upcoming Museum Facilities Managers Forum: 3rd July, The Charleston Trust

We are delighted to announce that the next event will be held at The Charleston Trust in Firle, on July 3rd 2017, from 10:00-13:00. View Map. Please ensure you book your place early as there are only limited spaces available. To book your place please email your name, role and organisation to ash@sustainablebusiness.org.uk or alternatively […]

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Network Update- June 2017

Event Report: Sustainable Travel, 13th June Fantastic turnout for our Sustainable Travel Event. 50 delegates converged on Burgess Hill by train, bus, bike and electric car to learn more about sustainable travel. The event included great presentations from our speakers and great exhibits from local organisations. Read the full event report.   Energy Efficiency Grants Apply for grants of […]

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Environmental Management Systems and Staff Engagement

Getting staff buy-in to environmental improvements or an EMS is much easier if you base your approach carefully around the organisational culture. Do you recognise this scenario? You are responsible for your organisation’s environmental management system or action plan. You’ve got a top notch system, but for some reason not everyone in the organisation shares […]

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Event Report: Sustainable Travel Event

50 delegates converged on Martlets Hall by train, bus, bike and electric car to learn more about sustainable travel. The event was organised by the Sustainable Business Partnership CIC and supported by Mid-Sussex District Council, Haywards Heath & District Business Association and Burgess Hill Business Parks Association. Councillor Gary Marsh, MSDC Cabinet Member for Service […]

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Network Update – February 2018

  Utilise Plus Grants – Apply Today! Save money and energy this winter with a grant of between £1,000 and £5,000 to fund an energy-saving project in your organisation. Applications for our current funding round close soon so register your interest today!     Utilise Plus Success Story In December 2017, a social club received […]
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Billing & Tariffs

Reviewing the particulars of energy tariffs identified immediate opportunities for cost savings for three East Sussex businesses.
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@SustBusNetwork 6 days ago  Join our #LinkedIn group and connect with others interested in #sustainability. https://t.co/198rXMAi2P

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