Tag: sustainability

Green upgrades for schools, leisure centres and civic buildings

Leeds City Council has secured £25.3 million to decarbonise 38 publicly owned buildings, slashing the city’s carbon emissions by nearly 4,000 tonnes. The work will also help stimulate the local green economy, safeguarding or creating an estimated 338 jobs as part of the coronavirus recovery. Iconic civic buildings, leisure centres,

Beeston bedmaker develops plans for zero-to-landfill recycling plant 

Beeston-based bed and mattress manufacturer, Harrison Spinks, is bolstering its sustainability credentials by developing plans for a dedicated recycling plant and appointing a Head of Sustainability to drive green initiatives across the business. The company’s recycling plant will be located in Scunthorpe and will facilitate the disassembly and recycling of

Asda Middleton store to be the retailer’s first sustainability trial store

Shoppers in Middleton are to be at the forefront of Yorkshire supermarket Asda’s research into new packaging technology, as the local store becomes the retailer’s national test-bed for innovation to reduce plastic. From May, the store will become the first Asda store in the UK where shoppers can fill up

Top Carbon Classification for Beeston bed maker

A 179-year-old Yorkshire bed maker has enhanced its sustainability credentials by becoming fully Carbon Neutral, following an independent audit of its business. Following the assessment – done by sustainability experts at Carbon Footprint Ltd – Beeston-based Harrison Spinks, one of Great Britain’s most innovative bed manufacturers, is eligible to be