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Green Festival
Industry Innovation

A Greener Festival?

Music festivals can be seen, on the one hand, as unsustainable and consumptive. On the other hand, they can be a great medium through which to spread the message of environmentalism.

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War on Plastic
Industry Innovation

5 simple changes you can make for Plastic Free July

Follow these tips throughout Plastic Free July and you could reduce your household waste on average by 76kg per household per year (7.6%).

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Staff Engagement

SustainIt flying the flag for Pride 2019

In celebration of Pride 2019 and to show our support to all our staff as well as the LGBT community we are going to be flying the flag throughout July.

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Industry Innovation

Hybrid, electric or bi-fuel? How to go low emissions without breaking the bank.

So you want a low emissions car yet have a relatively small budget. Is it possible for under £10,000? The answer is yes, if you are willing to look hard and take your time.

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Charlie
Staff Engagement

10 Minutes with…Our CEO Charlie

Putting a face to the amazing work we do here at Sustain IT, allowing the outside world to learn a little more about the hard working, passionate and driven people that work here at SustainIt.

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Staff Engagement

To Scoot or not to Scoot – How uncool is it really?

Why haven’t adults considered using a scooter before? We buy them for our kids to whizz around on as they are lighter and more transportable than bicycles, why not buy them for ourselves too? Cycling tends to use just the legs and your top half is pretty stationery. Scooter riding is more of a whole-body workout.

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Staff Engagement

SustainIt’s Great British Lunch!

Our latest lunch was inspired by something that fills our newspapers and newsfeeds every day and causes heated discussions over family dinners. You guessed it, it’s Brexit.

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Staff Engagement

Volunteering at Bristol’s First Community Fridge

Bristol Food Network have teamed up with South Bristol’s Children Centre to launch Bristol’s first Community Fridge. The project, pioneered by Hubbub UK, looks to locally distribute what would otherwise be food waste whilst promoting a sharing community culture.

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Technical Expertise

Do I really need to upgrade my software (again!)?

‘If it ain’t broke, don’t fix it’ or so the saying goes. It isn’t a bad motto to stick with for most things but that doesn’t mean it is the definitive answer for software upgrades.

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Technical Expertise

5 (Incorrect) assumptions about choosing Sustainability Software

Are you making the wrong assumptions when choose your sustainability software? Read our CEO’s top 5 (Incorrect) assumptions made by companies looking for or to improve their sustainability software.

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Staff Engagement

Sustainable Dining – Sourcing, Society and Environment

An increasing number of food businesses, including restaurants, street vendors and canteens, are putting sustainability at the top of their menu and championing the sustainable food movement.

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Industry InnovationTechnical Expertise

5 Ways Artificial Intelligence is Making the Food Industry More Sustainable

The food industry is solely responsible for almost a third of global emissions. We need to get this under control – perhaps artificial intelligence is the answer?

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Staff Engagement

Volunteering at a Local Primary School

SustainIt offers each employee the chance to volunteer for a charity of their choosing for two days every year.

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Staff Engagement

CSR Data Quality – Common challenges and improving techniques

One of the main challenges that face CSR and sustainability managers today is being able to collect and manage enormous amounts of data whilst guaranteeing data quality.

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lifebeforeplastic
Industry InnovationStaff Engagement

Ecobricks

Ecobrick is an easy, straight forward method of compacting single use plastic to create a building block suitable to construct walls and furniture.

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