Tag Archives | environment

Milton Keynes – The big switch off

The Carbon Reductions Commitment (CRC) Energy Efficient Scheme which comes into force this year will require businesses to record energy use and from 2011, pay by the tonne for the carbon that they emit. This will apply to all businesses that use more than 6000MWh electricity each year. Currently that is equivalent to an annual […]

Continue Reading

The environment in your pocket

Defra has published its thirteenth edition of this booklet which you can order or download from the DEFRA website. This latest edition focuses on the themes of waste, recycling and sustainable consumption. Some key statistics include: In 2008, 54 million tonnes of waste were sent to landfill. This equates to a 33% decrease from 2000/01 when the […]

Continue Reading