sustainability

‘One of the most important films of our time’ comes to Dartmouth for one night only

For one night only, award-winning film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be coming to Dartmouth on Thursday 28 September for a rousing evening of inspiration, debate and enlightenment.

The feature-length documentary that Sir David Attenborough says is ‘one of the most important films of our time’, And that, ‘everyone should see this film”, is an eye-opening account of the eight million tonnes of...

‘One of the most important films of our time’ comes to Dartmouth for one night only

For one night only, award-winning film ‘A Plastic Ocean’ will be coming to Dartmouth on Thursday 28 September for a rousing evening of inspiration, debate and enlightenment.

The feature-length documentary that Sir David Attenborough says is ‘one of the most important films of our time’, And that, ‘everyone should see this film”, is an eye-opening account of the eight million tonnes of...

Devon Environmental Awards 2016 launch

The Devon Environmental Business Initiative (DEBI) Awards are now open for entry.

The awards are open to any organisation of any size in the Devon region, and encompass business, community and education.

All entrants need to do is show how their organisation is committed to operating in environmentally friendly ways, whether through day to day operations or a specific green...

Local Architects Win Sustainability Award

HLM Architects Plymouth have won a 'Sustainable Construction New Build' award at the Cornwall Sustainability Awards 2013 for their work on Brannel School.

The aim of Cornwall Sustainability Awards is to encourage, reward and gain recognition for some of the excellent work businesses in Cornwall and the Isles of Scilly are doing to improve their sustainability.

The ‘...

Plymouth University to participate in pioneering international sustainability programme

Plymouth University’s green credentials have been further enhanced after it was selected to be part of a pioneering global sustainability initiative.

Already recognised as one of the top five green universities in the world, the University is now one of just six institutions internationally to receive a Global Showcase Award from the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS)....

River Cottage and the SRA tackle food chain issues with a new ‘sustainability’ course

There are serious problems in the food chain in relation to food traceability as the recent horse-meat scandal highlighted. Hugh Fearnley-Whittingstall’s River Cottage and the Sustainable Restaurant Association have taken action, and are breaking new ground by providing accredited training by City & Guilds in ethical food selection and procurement.

River Cottage is famous for...