Minister for the Environment, John Cortes, yesterday supported the initiative by Recycle.gi Ltd as they loaded 5000 empty printer cartridges for their shipment to Spain for recycling. A spokesperson for the company said it had been a great team effort by the people of Gibraltar who should be very proud of this shipment and paid tribute to all those involved in the project including the schools.
The inaugurate Gibraltar Federation of Small Businesses’ Business Awards ceremony was held in the Rock Hotel in the latter part of last year. Awards were presented in two catagories, Quality Standards and Business Improvement, which is sponsored by Gibtelecom, and Innovation and Achievement, Sponsored by former President of the GFSB, Marielou Guerrero.
Barclays Wealth in Gibraltar has announced that it has taken a significant step towards becoming a green company by initiating a recycling policy in its offices in Main Street and Regal House. The move is a part of Barclays Wealth’s commitment to reduce its carbon footprint and manage the ways it impacts on the environment.
Clarke Recycling Services was founded by Jacqueline Clarke three years ago offering recycling services in Gibraltar. They recycle almost everything from paper to ink cartridges, computers to batteries and light bulbs. They won an Award by the Environmental Safety Group in 2008 for innovative work in recycling and for encouraging Companies to think “green” and for successfully providing paper and cardboard recycling solutions for many businesses in Gibraltar since 2007.
Tips for a more eco-friendly office… The green revolution may not have made much of an impact as yet in Gibraltar. Nevertheless, plenty of us are aware that individual efforts have to be made to get the eco-friendly ball rolling on the rock. Here are 10 simple things you can do to reduce the negative impact your business has on the environment.
Clarke Recycling Services (CRS) is Gibraltar’s recycling and waste management services provider, and specialises in providing comprehensive recycling solutions for businesses in Gibraltar. With an ever-growing client base and over 17,000 hits on the CRS website last year, it would be fair to say that Clarke Recycling Services has been well recieved amongst businesses wishing to go green.
Recycling involves processing used materials into new products in order to prevent waste of potentially useful materials. Recycling reduces the consumption of fresh raw materials (e.g. trees for paper), reduces energy usage, reduces air pollution (from incineration) and water pollution (from landfilling) and lowers greenhouse gas emissions.
The recycling bug has finally reached the Rock as environmental awareness continues to gain ground, both in the public and private domains.
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