More Living Roofs take root in Sunderland

Bus shelters with Living Roofs have started appearing across Sunderland, as Clear Channel supports the council’s drive to make the city a cleaner and greener place to live. Featured posts ‘Bee Bus Stops’ coming to Derby   New bus shelters outside of the University of Sunderland and the Chesters Pub on Chester Road are the first phase of a plan to install around 90 living roof bus shelters across the city as part of a new contract between Sunderland City Council and Clear Channel UK. Nicknamed ‘Bee Bus Stops’, Living…

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Waitrose takes steps to support fresh produce suppliers suffering through the heat wave

Waitrose is helping out British farmers impacted by the drought by pledging to take all shapes and sizes of fruits and vegetables over the coming months. The supermarket will relax size and shape guidelines for new season potatoes, carrots,strawberries, apples, pears and peppers – all forming part of a revamped lineup in its pioneering ‘A Little Less Than Perfect’ range.Waitrose will also divert millions of units of wonky carrots and other misshapen vegetables into its own label soups,ready meals,smoothies – ensuring that no food that’s good to eat is wasted.…

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Sainsfreeze: Sainsbury’s opens first-of-its kind walk-in freezer store

Sainsbury’s has announced the opening of Sainsfreeze, a new walk-in freezer concept store that will show customers how to freeze unexpected foods, saving surplus food going to waste and helping people save money. Opening in London’s Boxpark, Shoreditch, between 27-28 September, the first of its kind walk-in freezer looks like a regular Sainsbury’s from the outside, but once inside customers will be greeted with frozen groceries that they would usually buy fresh. Upon entering customers will be greeted by shelves stacked with fruit and veg, dairy, meat, fish and baked…

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New research: Companies need to invest in water and toilets to drive health, wealth and business

First-of-its-kind research released recently by WaterAid shows when companies invest in water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH) for their employees, their business thrives. Productivity increases, health, morale and loyalty improve, absenteeism reduces, punctuality enhances and staff turnover lowers – ultimately driving business profits.   The new data, released in two reports titled ‘Boosting business: why investing in water, sanitation and hygiene pays off’, supported by HSBC, was carried out in the apparel and leather industries across six workplaces in India and Bangladesh over a two-year period. The reports include projections for the…

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Stacy’s® Pita Chips Shines Light On The Next Generation Of Female Entrepreneurs With Girl Scouts® of the USA

As a female-founded brand that grew from a sandwich cart to distribution throughout the U.S. and Canada, Stacy’s® Pita Chips is continuing its ongoing commitment to help women rise. This year, as part of a licensing relationship with Girl Scouts® of the USA (GSUSA), Stacy’s is releasing a new limited-edition Girl Scout Cookie inspired flavor, Stacy’s® Girl Scout Thin Mints™ Flavored Pita Thins, and pledging a donation of $50,000 to Girl Scouts to support the next generation of female entrepreneurs. Aligned with Stacy’s mission, GSUSA has a long legacy of…

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