Monthly Archives: November 2015

EQ at Houses of Parliament collecting World Ambassador award

World AmFollowing on from winning a Silver Green Apple ward for Waste Management in the UK, the project went on to compete against more than  500 other nominations in the International Green World   Environment Awards and won a Bronze International Award for Environmental Best Practice.

We were then honoured as a Green World Ambassador 2016 at a special ceremony in the Houses of Parliament this November.

Project highlights:-

  • 78 tonnes of waste PREVENTED
  • Landfill REDUCED by 335%
  • 99.9% of waste DIVERTED
  • Rainwater harvesting and waterless urinals installed
  • Hybrid generators supplied 45% energy
  • New biodiversity created in urban area
  • 1800 trees planted

 Green apple international awards“Our client are delighted with the project getting international recognition for the wide range of sustainability initiatives that were embedded into both the store and the wider community.”            Col Goldwyn, Environmental Manager