UK builders’ merchant aims for zero waste to landfill

A UK building materials supplier has signed a deal with a waste management firm to help achieve its zero waste to landfill targets. Under the contract, Biffa will convert Jewson’s waste into 3MW of renewable energy, which will be used to supply some of the manufacturing business of Saint-Gobain Construction Products UK, Jewson’s parent company. […]

Buying a new bathroom? Check for water saving labels

When shopping for a new bathroom, people will soon be able to look for labels which show the water efficiency of fittings such as taps and showers. That’s under a new voluntary scheme from DIY retailers, builders’ merchants and manufacturers which kicks in next summer. While some products already use a Water Label – similar […]