The international construction and consultancy company has committed to reducing the carbon footprint of its own development and operations as far as possible and offsetting all remaining emissions
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The Building Better, Building Beautiful Commission says current government tax structures incentivise the unnecessary demolition of buildings
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Swedish property company Wallenstam will use the financing to build sustainable affordable housing projects across the country
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Researchers from the Living Materials Laboratory at the University of Colorado Boulder have found a way to combine sand and bacteria to build a green living material that demonstrates similar strength to cement-based mortar
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A new report shows this is the case regardless of it they consider the home they are building to be green
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A new report says the reduction in emissions was achieved largely due to businesses improving their energy efficiency credentials, using alternative feedstocks and utilising more renewable energy sources
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The company has also pledged to reduce and eliminate waste from onsite operations during the same period
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The plastic will replace part of the bitumen – the sticky, black liquid that is traditionally used to make asphalt
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