Manchester building judged as greenest in World

posted 18.11.2013

Last week marked the official opening of One Angel Square ? the most environmentally friendly building in the world. The 14 storey building was officially opened yesterday by the Queen who unveiled a plaque to mark the opening The £100m offices will be the home of the Co-operative Group?s headquarters and has been declared the worlds leader in sustainable building having achieved the highest eve...

Category: environment, in the news, industry, Mike Close

Recipro launches new Community RePaint outlet in East London

posted 13.11.2013

Recipro is delighted to announce that the newly launched ReciproCity East London has teamed up with Community RePaint East London to extend its offering to include paint. Visitors to ReciproCity East London will find a wide range of building materials, paint and paint accessories along with a massive selection of office furniture all under one roof. The centre is located at Unit 14 Kierbeck Busin...

Category: environment, Our News

Community RePaint Wirral redistributes its 2000th litre of paint (in just three months)

posted 13.11.2013

Recipro is delighted to announce that our Community RePaint scheme on Wirral has reached yet another milestone, this time it?s a whopping 2000 litres of paint redistributed. All this has been achieved in just three months since introducing the range of paint to our existing construction material supply back in August.  That?s enough paint to cover approximately quarter of a million square feet of...

Category: community, environment, Our News

Tesco targets food waste with reductions in multi-buy offers

posted 21.10.2013

 Following on from a series of blogs that we posted here about consumer behaviour, and in particular food waste emerging from supermarkets Tesco have taken action against one of the areas we highlighted – the multi-buy offer. Tesco have announced that they will no longer use multi-buy offers on bagged salads as well as remove display until dates for fresh fruit and vegetables. According to rese...

Category: environment, in the news, Mike Close

Scotland showcase new eco-home

posted 26.09.2013

Here at Recipro we are always interested to hear about innovative projects in the construction industry, especially when they are tackling one of our favourite issues resource efficiency. This one comes from Scotland where they have delivered a scheme to produce the most resource efficient house in Scotland. The project has been delivered by the Scottish Government?s Resource Efficient Scotland...

Category: environment, in the news, industry, Mike Close



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