Month: August 2011

Solar Parks Funded

STEPNELL SECURES £26M REFINANCING FOR TWO LARGE-SCALE SOLAR PARKS – Contractor repaid after funding construction of 5MW solar PV parks in the Midlands – Construction and civil engineering company Stepnell, in partnership with photovoltaics specialist services company Wirsol Solar UK,

Posted in Appeals & Funding

Hemcrete, a Salvation for many!

LARKFLEET TO CONSTRUCT SUSTAINABLE ‘HEMCRETE’ ACTIVITY ROOM FOR SALVATION ARMY Bourne-based Larkfleet Homes (www.larkfleethomes.co.uk), part of the Larkfleet Group (www.larkfleetgroup.co.uk), is to give The Salvation Army in Bourne some much needed additional space by constructing a new activity room using

Posted in Built Environment

Ecover goes the extra mile for WWF’s blue planet

WWF is proud to announce that Ecoverare the official sponsors of this year’s Blue Mile event. Aiming to raise vital funds to help protect the world’s marine and freshwater environments, the Blue Mile is an exciting sponsored activity asking people to cover

Posted in Ecology

Sustainable Travel

Destinations Around the World Ready To Embrace Sustainability as Market Driver   Sept. 19-21, 2011 Ecotourism and Sustainable Tourism Conference Will Gather Destination Organizations to Strengthen Leadership in Sustainability, Drive Positive Change in the Industry   WASHINGTON, D.C., Aug. 8,

Posted in Eco Tourism

Get abreast for the Olympics

Olympic-inspired bra recycling charity challenge! Birmingham’s Olympic-inspired bra recycling charity challenge has recorded a new personal best after 245kg of bras were collected in June. The figure – the most collected in a single month since the scheme launched in

Posted in Recycling, Reuse and Waste