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2020

In Focus

  • Mitie electric vehicle and charging infrastructure. (photo: Mitie Group PLC)
    News Editor  - 08.12.2020, 10:56

    EV Fleet Award

    Mitie is the recipient of a 'Private Sector Fleet of the Year' award in the medium to large category of this year's Green Fleet Awards.

  • New Environmental Services Association Chairman, Gavin Graveson. (photo: Tom Whipps)
    News Editor  - 27.11.2020, 14:12

    Inauguration of ESA Chair

    Gavin Graveson, Executive Vice-President of Veolia UK & Ireland, has been inaugurated as the new Chair of the Environmental Services Association (ESA), succeeding Viridor managing director, Phil Piddington.

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    News Editor  - 26.11.2020, 17:20

    Praise for Electrical Recycling Facility

    Member of Parliament for Bridgnorth and Environmental Audit Committee (EAC) chair, Philip Dunne, has praised a local Veolia facility for its contribution to recycling electrical products.

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    News Editor  - 20.11.2020, 01:29

    Appointment of New Relationship Director

    Churchill Environmental has appointed Nick Easey as relationship director.

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    News Editor  - 10.11.2020, 10:16

    Converting CO2 to Plastic

    A hybrid catalyst platform developed by University of Southampton scientists for the conversion of carbon dioxide into versatile plastic materials has received an Emerging Technologies Award from the Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC).

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    News Editor  - 23.10.2020, 14:22

    Green Fleet of the Year 2020

    Mitie has been crowned ‘Green Fleet of the Year’ at the Business Car Awards 2020,

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    News Editor  - 16.10.2020, 00:11

    Record UK Investment in Plastic Recycling Technology

    UK Research and Innovation (UKRI) is investing £20 million in four cutting-edge recycling plants that reduce landfill and incineration of waste plastics, and recycle waste into sustainable plastics.

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    News Editor  - 03.08.2020, 16:40

    Campaign Addresses Impact of Traffic Pollution on Covid-19

    A new campaign from the Idling Action Project which is led by the City of London Corporation and London Borough of Camden with support from the Mayor of London encourages businesses to tackle air pollution from idling engines.

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    News Editor  - 24.07.2020, 12:44

    Championing Sustainable Food Supply

    Sodexo and WWF have extended a decade-long partnership focused on reducing the French multinational foodservice and facility services provider's carbon footprint.

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    News Editor  - 16.06.2020, 08:37

    Extension of Mitie Groupe PSA Contract

    Peugeot, Citroën, DS Automobiles and Vauxhall manufacturer, Groupe PSA, has extended its 10-year multi-service contract with Mitie in the United Kingdom.

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    News Editor  - 05.06.2020, 15:55

    Supporting a Greener Economic Recovery

    Sodexo has committed to working for a green and more resilient economic recovery from Covid-19, and reaffirmed existing commitments to sustainability on World Environment Day 2020.

  • Edge Hill University Campus. (photo: Edge Hill University)
    News Editor  - 13.05.2020, 15:04

    Celebrating Key Workers on World FM Day

    Edge Hill University in Lancashire, North West England, is celebrating World FM Day today by thanking staff for their hard work during the year.

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    FM Editor  - 16.03.2020, 17:41

    Successful PPC Live 2020

    The British Pest Control Association's (BPCA) Professional Pest Controller Live event in Harrogate last week showcased new product launches from many of the world's leading manufacturers and distributors.

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    FM Editor  - 03.03.2020, 22:49

    Aircuity Unveils New Website

    Aircuity has re-launched www.aircuity.com with a clean design and improved functionality and content, as it celebrates two decades of making building healthier and energy efficient with its vision for indoor environmental quality (IEQ).

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    FM Editor  - 18.02.2020, 14:06

    Award-Winning Refrigerant Compliance Software Now Free

    Bacharach is offering its award-winning Parasense Refrigerant Tracking and Compliance Software to facilities managers without charge.

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    FM Editor  - 13.02.2020, 16:00

    Professional Pest Controller (PPC) Live

    The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) is inviting facilities management professionals to attend this year's Professional Pest Controller (PPC) Live event at the Yorkshire Event Centre in Harrogate on 11 March.

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    FM Editor  - 12.02.2020, 19:53

    Milder Winters Driving a Rise in Rats

    The British Pest Control Association (BPCA) has issued guidance for facilities managers on tackling an increase in rat populations as warmer winters counterbalances the 'natural cull' effect of cold weather.

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    FM Editor  - 11.02.2020, 12:32

    UK Public Still Confused Over Recycling

    With over a third of consumer’s in the United Kingdom admitting recycling confuses them, Veolia is calling the industry to action.

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    FM Editor  - 15.01.2020, 12:13

    Preventing Battery Fires

    Veolia, UK is calling on the public to reclaim the value of Lithium-ion batteries and recycle them properly to prevent fires and preserve valuable resources.

Perspectives

  •  (photo: Rentokil Pest Control)
    Paul Blackhurst  - 04.05.2020, 17:39

    Staying Ahead of the COVID-19 Rat Race

    Paul Blackhurst, Head of the Technical Academy at Rentokil Pest Control, explains how the company's preventative digital solutions are countering changes in rodent behaviour during the COVID-19 lockdown.

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    Chris Pickles  - 24.01.2020, 17:43

    Keeping Ice Away with True Grit

    Chris Pickles, operations director with Rentokil Initial environmental services subsidiary, Ambius, provides guidance for facilities managers on winter gritting.

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    Aidan Bell  - 08.01.2020, 12:56

    Taking Responsibility for Our Built Environment

    Aidan Bell, co-founder of sustainable building materials company Envirobuild, explains why facility managers should be championing new sustainability standards.

FM Magazine

Best Practice

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    Mark Gifford  - 04.05.2020, 20:53

    Building Measurement and Verification in Lockdown

    Mark Gifford, Technical Services Manager with global building performance specialist IES, considers the implications of Zero Running Buildings for Energy Services and FM teams during COVID-19.

Events

Blog

  •  (photo: Sam Jean)
    Cathy Spears  - 07.12.2020, 19:28

    Mitigating Waste in Public Spaces

    Covid-19 concerns about food waste in public spaces and environmental concerns over single-use plastic packaging are prompting many public sector organisations to rethink environmental management.

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    Klaus Allion  - 27.02.2020, 10:41

    Keeping Green Construction Safe

    Klaus Allion, ANT Telecom managing director, says lone worker devices are assuming critical importance as a greener construction industry transitions to novel but frequently less understood building techniques and technologies.

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    Jake Vernon  - 23.01.2020, 01:38

    A New Era for Ammonia Gas Detection

    Jake Vernon considers ammonia gas detection signaling requirements in revised International Institute of Ammonia Refrigeration IIAR 2-A Regulations that take effect in the United States next year.

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