Floating solar plant as big as 45 football pitches begins construction in Singapore

The project will power national water agency PUB’s water treatment plants

All Bar One owner to plug in 200 rapid EV chargers

Mitchells & Butlers has teamed up with BP Chargemaster to roll out the 50kW chargers

UK pub retailer toasts ‘industry first’ compostable straws

Greene King expects the move to reduce more than 30m plastic straws every year across 1,750 pubs

UK brewer toasts energy and emission cuts

A pub retailer and brewer in the UK has reduced its energy used by its beer cooling systems by more than 50%. Greene King has installed Cornelius’ ecoFLO Smart Pump System, which has also helped reduce carbon emissions. Following the successful trial of the technology across more than 50 sites, the company is now rolling […]

Pub hit by £150k fine for polluting stream

A pub giant has been fined £150,000 after its sewage treatment works polluted a watercourse in Teesside. Spirit Pub Company Ltd, which runs the Cross Keys Inn pub and hotel in Guisborough, was prosecuted by the Environment Agency after investigations revealed sewage was not being treated effectively before being discharged. The inn has an environmental […]

Watch football in the pub or on tablet – it cuts ‘carbon bootprint’

Would you rather watch the nation’s favourite game in the comfort of your home in front of the big screen or with the lads in a pub? Well, if you’ve always enjoyed the latter, then you’ve been, unknowingly, doing your bit for the environment! A new report by Carbon Trust has revealed sharing a television […]

Blog: Boozing in the dark – trendsetting or worrying?

Cruising into east London for a birthday bash last weekend, I was ready for an unofficial national pastime – boozing down the pub. Arriving fashionably late, dusk had well and truly settled on the bicycle-filled, skinny jeans-littered streets of Shoreditch. Pushing through to the darkened interior, I thought I was witnessing the beginning of a […]