£2.4m grant to replace hospital heating system

The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust has been awarded a grant of £2.4 million from the Government’s Energy Fund to replace Fairfield General Hospital’s ageing coal-fired steam boiler plant with a new modern gas hot water system. For full article click HERE the full article

Hospitals prescribed energy efficiency to reduce swelling bills

Department of Health to fund about 70 schemes set to free up £13.7m previously spent on energy for patient care For full article click HERE Source: BusinessGreen the full article

Carillion hosts ‘Meet the Buyer’ event for new Royal Liverpool University Hospital

Local companies are being given the opportunity to get involved with the new Royal Liverpool University Hospital at an event being staged by preferred bidder Carillion. Carillion, which was selected as preferred bidder by the Royal Liverpool and Broadgreen University Hospitals Trust to deliver the new £335 million hospital, is holding a ‘Meet the Buyer’ event […] the full article

Recycle inhalers through the Complete the Cycle scheme

Research supported by the SDU revealed that approx 73 million inhalers are used in the UK every year and over 63% are placed in domestic waste bins after use, most ending up in landfill. Inhaler manufacturer GSK in partnership with pharmacies across the UK runs an inhaler recycling scheme called Complete the Cycle. Rather than […] the full article

FA among first to score ‘world’s first’ international waste standard

The Football Association is among the first five organisations to win an international standard for waste reduction which launches today in the UK. The standard – claimed to be the world’s first – also includes a check on whether waste is being managed responsibly. Five UK businesses achieved the Carbon Trust Waste Standard following a […] the full article

UK firms could save £33bn by generating energy on site

On-site energy generation could help UK businesses save around £33 billion by 2030, a new study claims. It could also contribute to 14% of the nation’s energy needs as well as save 350 million tonnes of carbon emissions, according to energy consultancy Utilyx which commissioned the report. Electricity and heat generated on-site from sources such […] the full article