As the UK emerges from the COVID-19 crisis and continues to ease lockdown rules, the slogan for recovery has become ‘build back better’. A large-scale response from the UK built environment sector will play a critical role in achieving a sustainable recovery, as well as numerous other government commitments, particularly the net-zero emissions target by 2050.
Before the COVID-19 pandemic, sustainability was already becoming a key topic for the financial world and that has accelerated in a remarkable way.
Today, 6 August, is Cycle to Work Day. Founded by Cyclescheme, Cycle to Work Day is the UK’s biggest one-day commuting event. It provides a great opportunity for people to try cycling and get a taste of the associated health, wealth and well-being benefits.
As you continue to ‘stay alert’ and are potentially creating more waste than usual due to spending more time in you house, spare a thought for our waste operatives and take a few simple steps to make their job easier and safer for all