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 …
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 …
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 …
How to reduce plastic waste in the office How to reduce plastic waste in the office
04/11/2019
As some of you may have heard, we had been piloting a single-use plastic ban at Intelligent Facility Solutions headquarters. We recieved quite the attention for it! Our ban was covered by The Times, featured on va …
In Conversation With... Jo Cavalot In Conversation With... Jo Cavalot
30/10/2019
At Intelligent Facility Solutions, we wanted to start a new segment on our blog focusing on local people and businesses who are doing their bit for the environment. We want to shine a spotlight on their vital work and bring a bit …
Plastic pollution facts for kids Plastic pollution facts for kids
23/10/2019
Plastic is everywhere. Most of our food and drink are wrapped up in it, its in the clothes we wear, and in the devices we use. And it’s now also in the deepest part of the oceans and in the most remote parts of the world. …
The digital impact on the environment The digital impact on the environment
22/10/2019
It is a common misconception that the digital world doesn’t have a negative impact on our planet, because it’s not a physical entity, right? Well, it actually does. It is estimated that global data centres (which is …
Which courier is the ‘greenest’? Which courier is the ‘greenest’?
11/10/2019
As we become more environmentally aware, businesses – such as ours - are starting to look inwards at some of the changes we could make to the things we do on a daily basis. One thing that most, if not all, businesses use a …