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“The workshop has certainly opened my eyes into the hidden costs with regards to our utilities.”
Glenn Carter, Ingenious Design, Eastbourne

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Utilise Plus Event Report: Energy Saving Workshop in Brighton

The Sustainable Business Partnership CIC welcomed delegates to Brighton on 16th November for an Energy Saving Workshop. These half-day workshops are interactive sessions in which organisations produce bespoke action plans tailored to their particular needs. The group outlined their energy saving objectives. Some were specific, such as dealing with ineffective night storage heating, while others […]

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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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Event Report: Gatwick Diamond Green Business Showcase

From biomass boilers to bat boxes, businesses across the Gatwick Diamond are incorporating environmental best practice into their day-to-day operations.

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Event Report: Energy, Waste & Water Saving Workshop

Brighton & Hove third sector organisations gathered to learn more about increasing energy efficiency in their businesses.

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Network Update – May 2016

Welcome to May’s Network Update. This month: Local & Sustainable Construction Exhibition; Business Growth Grants; Eco-B&B Case Study Visit; Tendering Masterclass; NASA video; Investors in the Environment; It’s not just community energy…

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Network Update – March 2016

Welcome to March’s money focussed Network Update. This month: Innovation, exporting and investment events; CRC to be scrapped; Water charges; Les routes pv solaires; Balcombe crowd-funding; Trading standards guidance; RHI consultation… and more!

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Report: Case Study Visit to Wakehurst Place

Barney the storm didn’t put of 50 delegates joining us for a behind-the-scenes tour of Wakehurst Place and the Millennium Seed Bank to find out about the energy efficiency and environmental initiatives they have implemented.

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Sustainable Business Breakfast – Uckfield

The popular series of Sustainable Business Breakfasts continued this October morning in Uckfield, with Duncan Baker-Brown from BBM Sustainable Design and Steven Green from Ringmer College speaking about sustainable buildings.

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Network Update – July 2015

This month: R&D tax credits; Autumn events programme; Arundel Museum case study; CCL changes; Grant schemes; What’s warming the world?

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Event Presentations – Sustainable Business Breakfast, Brighton

At a busy breakfast in Brighton, local businesses met to hear from a local business case study and gain an insight into the waste industry, as well as meet like-minded organisations over coffee and croissants.

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Network Update – October

East Sussex Energy Saving Grants Calling businesses in East Sussex! East Sussex County Council is funding small energy efficiency projects to help businesses reduce their energy consumption and greenhouse gas emissions. Learn more.   End of Utilise Plus Celebration at Brighton Pavilion Our Utilise Plus Energy Saving Programme came to an end in September. We celebrated the […]
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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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@SustBusNetwork 3 days ago  RT @GrowthSoutheast: See the Utilise Plus project appear under the Clean Growth section in our latest ERDF case studies at https://t.co/3sa…

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