Category Archives: Waste

Waste management, Legislative compliance, composting activities.

Energy, water and waste champions celebrated at Environmental Awards 2015

Wow, was it really a year since our first Environmental Awards ceremony? That said, an awful lot has happened in that year, which is why there was much to celebrate. Nominees were shortlisted from properties across Norfolk, Suffolk, Essex and Cambridgeshire, as well … Continue reading

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In all this doom and gloom in the renewables world, work still carries on. Anafon community hydro #heroes

It’s not very wise to be doing medium term planning at the moment in the world of renewables or should we say its wise to be doing some ‘what if’ scenarios in the world of renewables. Guess what I’m doing … Continue reading

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Rolling out the green carpet for the Environmental Awards in the East

Unsung environmental heroes were finally recognised at the first ever National Trust regional Environmental Awards, held last night at Anglesey Abbey near Cambridge. As always, these things start small – with the thought of sending a certificate to the “Meter Manager … Continue reading

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So, what is our environmental culture?

Yesterday I had a really positive meeting with Claire and John from Global Action Plan when they came to visit Clumber Park.  Global Action Plan are helping the Trust to understand our environmental culture. They are visiting a few properties to … Continue reading

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The Midlands Region Needs You! Environmental Management System Adviser – Are You Up for the Challenge?!

It goes without saying that Wales are leading the way when it comes to making themselves ‘Fit for the Future’. Here in the Midlands we are striving to keep pace (and learning from their successes as well as their mistakes!) … Continue reading

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It’s not just about energy…

Recently I described the good work going on at Uppark to reduce their energy consumption.  Whilst still thinking about Uppark, I thought it would be worth highlighting the fact that our work on environmental practices is not just about energy.  Uppark … Continue reading

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Fit for the Future – Focus on Gower

Sometimes you realise just how lucky you are to work for the National Trust – yesterday was one such day! I spent the day down on the Gower peninsula looking at energy efficiency progress and next steps.  First stop was … Continue reading

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