COVID-19 is the most significant challenge of our time. To help support the fight back against this pandemic, Circular Ecology are launching a fundraiser for businesses to support the vital work of the World Health Organisation (WHO).
Below you will find two products (video training courses & tree planting), where 85-100% of the income will be donated to the WHO COVID-19 Response fund...
Circular Ecology are delighted to announce a new tree planting partnership with Eden Reforestation Projects.
Trees provide many benefits and not only for the environment.
Eden Reforestation projects reduces extreme poverty and restores healthy forests by employing local villagers to plant millions of trees every year.
Where are the trees planted?
Circular Ecology has now broken the 5,000 LinkedIn follower milestone and we couldn't be more delighted!
We would like to extend a big, BIG thank you to our growing network and all of our amazing followers.
Defra and BEIS have recently released their GHG emissions factors for company reporting. In the world of carbon footprinting they are considered a seminal resource.
The factors show that the UK continues to rapidly decarbonise the grid electricity supply.
Download the latest factors from https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/greenhouse-gas-reporting-conversion-factors-2019
The new version of the ICE database was recently launched at an event hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) at the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) in London.
Over 125 professionals were in attendance with talks from Circular Ecology, Heathrow, Rail Safety and Standards Board (RSSB), Environment Agency and being chaired by Jane Anderson.
The latest version of the ICE database can now be downloaded from www.circularecology.com/embodied-energy-and-carbon-footprint-database.html
A more machine readable version and the cement and concrete model will be released at a later date.
The UK Green Building Council (UKGBC) released a framework definition of net zero carbon buildings in April. The primary aim of the framework is to facilitate net zero buildings, covering not only operational carbon, but also embodied carbon of buildings.
This is a positive step forward and will help the construction sector to tackle its large environmental impact. It is encouraging to see that the framework includes embodied carbon, which is all too often overlooked.
How do you achieve net zero carbon?
The updated Inventory of Carbon & Energy (ICE) Database will be launched at an event in London hosted by the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) and the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).
The event will see up to 120 delegates attend an event on May 30th at the RICS in London. In addition to a presentation from Dr Craig Jones, Director at Circular Ecology, there will be talks from the three funding organisations of the new ICE database, Heathrow Airport, RSSB and the Environment Agency. As well as talks from the RICS on their embodied carbon assessment method and database for buildings.
Circular Ecology will be delivering a webinar about the new version of the Inventory of Carbon & Energy (ICE) database. It is being hosted through IEMA, the membership network for environmental professionals. Non members can also join the webinar.
The webinar will be held on Thursday 31st Jan, 12:30pm UK time (GMT). Spaces are limited, so please register at the link below.
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