Energy efficiency in our workplace Energy efficiency in our workplace
21/01/2020
Energy efficiency in our workplace As this week is Big Energy Saving Week, we decided to carry out a brief audit on the energy use in our office, in an effort to reduce our carbon footprint as a business. An effort we are going f …
Eco Friendly Tips and Hacks Eco Friendly Tips and Hacks
14/01/2020
Five eco friendly tips and hacks At Intelligent Facility Solutions, we are focused on eliminating as much waste as possible and doing our bit as a business to help combat climate change. So, we have put together five easy&n …
Sustainable New Year Resolutions for 2020 Sustainable New Year Resolutions for 2020
06/01/2020
Sustainable New Year Resolutions for 2020 1. Swap in reusable products This could be just a couple of small things, like swapping out plastic bottles and coffee cups for reusable versions. And making sure you have a reusable bag …
Should we start re-gifting our Christmas cards? Should we start re-gifting our Christmas cards?
27/12/2019
This may sound like quite the outlandish idea, but just hear us out. Every year, we send millions of cards to each other over the festive season. It’s quite frankly a huge industry in the UK. But each year, the majority of …
Five ways to help this Christmas - in Sheffield Five ways to help this Christmas - in Sheffield
23/12/2019
The Christmas period can be a difficult time for those in need, but there are a few things that you can do to help across Sheffield. So, we’ve found and put together five ways that you can help this Christmas. Volunteer a …
In Conversation With... Steve Shelley In Conversation With... Steve Shelley
18/12/2019
Our next instalment in this segment is Steve Shelley. Steve is the founder of Strategic Alignment Ltd, an organisation that works with others to ‘devise adaptation and mitigation strategies in the light of the threats and op …
Food banks in Sheffield - how and what to donate Food banks in Sheffield - how and what to donate
16/12/2019
Food banks provide a vital and necessary service to our society, and to the people of Sheffield. More than 14 million people in the UK live below the poverty line. And the number of food banks has increased significantly in the …
In Conversation With... Jill Turner In Conversation With... Jill Turner
10/12/2019
Jill arrived and was immediately warm and engaging, like bumping into an old friend. On first impression, you may be forgiven for thinking Jill was perhaps a teacher or someone who worked in the third sector.  She was certain …
Every time you throw something away, you’re hurting the planet – here’s why Every time you throw something away, you’re hurting the planet – here’s why
27/11/2019
Which is better - landfill or incineration? We are a nation with a whole lot of rubbish. The latest figures from the Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs show that, on average, we produce 409kg of waste per pers …
The lifecycle of a coffee cup The lifecycle of a coffee cup
12/11/2019
Takeaway or disposable coffee cups must be one of the most confusing items when it comes to recycling. Can you recycle them or not? Technically yes, they are recyclable. But only 1 in 400 are recycled. This is due to the fact th …