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Consumers want businesses to be more sustainable

Using recyclable packaging, more renewable energy, and less plastic, are the top things that consumers want to see companies doing in a bid to act more sustainably, research has found. More than three-quarters (76 per cent), of 2,000 adults polled, said that sustainability and climate change are important to them – with six in ten…

Saving Energy and Carbon at Thame Racquets Fitness Centre

Thame Racquets Fitness Centre – Business type: Leisure & Hospitality– Primary goals: reduce the environmental impact of the business– Measures: LED lighting, hot water timers, sauna timers, insulate pipework and suspended ceiling, reduce overnight electricity use Background A recent survey found that the two main barriers to action for small businesses wanting to transition to…

Hospitality & leisure eyeing solar PV amid price crisis, survey finds

The survey canvassed 300 business owners and executive-level professionals at UK-based hospitality and leisure firms. # Most of the businesses polled were hotels and restaurants, with the survey covering SMEs and larger chains. “Government grants to finance energy saving solutions only have a 5-10% conversion rate and for most it takes six to 12 months to…