Calling all painters and decorators!

posted 28.01.2014

Calling all painters and decorators! Did you know that donating your leftover, reusable paint to Community RePaint Wirral can help you to save money on disposal costs? With the New Year still relatively young, why not take this opportunity to take stock of your paint tins and donate any leftover or surplus reusable paint to your local Community RePaint scheme here in Wallasey.  Not only will yo...

Category: Business Help, community, DIY, general, industry, Mike Close, Our News, Third Sector, Third Sector

Recipro and the Green Business Agenda

posted 15.07.2013

This is a video podcast of Recipro's Managing Director, Les Owens being interviewed for a Sky TV documentary titled A Green Agenda for Business.  The full documentary looks at green initiatives from other business sectors.  This podcast just cover Recipro, who are a business dedicated to helping the construction industry to become greener, through the reuse of surplus building materials to suppo...

Category: Business Help, community, environment, industry, media, Our News

WRAP Awarded Funding for Resource Efficiency Programme

posted 11.07.2013

[caption id="attachment_5282" align="alignleft" width="300" caption="resource efficiency funding"][/caption] Following the recent announcements in the spending review of cuts that will face DEFRA, WRAP have begun to find alternative funding streams to support their work. It emerged that this has borne fruit with the successful award of funding to undertake business resource efficiency work. The ...

Category: Business Help, in the news, industry, Mike Close, resources

Going Green Series: Tips for the Green Office

posted 05.07.2013

In the second of our Going Green series (check out the first part here) we look at creating an environmentally friendly office environment with some simple steps you can take. Buildings and offices use a significant amount of energy and resources so small steps can have a significant impact, no matter the size of your office. Green measures can make your working environment healthier, and as a re...

Category: Business Help, environment, Mike Close, resources

Going Green Series: Tradesmen and SME Builders

posted 25.06.2013

The rise of the green agenda has challenged every sector to start thinking differently about the way they operate, but what does this mean for the small builder?  In the first of our new mini series of blog posts about 'Going Green', we look at some small changes we can make to have a big impact on our environmental footprint as well as save a few quid in the process. Whether it?s the van you dr...

Category: Business Help, environment, industry, Mike Close, resources

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