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Swan Centre on Their Way To Green Glory

The Swan Centre, Eastleigh announced today that it has just scooped two silver awards at the 2016 Green Apple Environment Awards, for both Energy Saving and Water Efficiency.  

The Centre competed against more than 500 nominees within the Environmental Best Practice category and won the awards for a 28.5% saving in total energy consumption and a 28% reduction in water use.    

Daniel Kitchen; Swan Centre Manager, and John Parker; Operations Manager, attended the presentation ceremony in the Houses of Parliament, where they received their Green Apple trophies and certificates. ‘We were delighted to be recognized for our achievements in energy and water saving at the Green Apple Awards and honoured to have the opportunity to be a Green World Ambassador for 2017, ‘ said Daniel Kitchen. ‘The environment will continue to be a strong focus for the whole team at the Swan Centre, and we are looking forward to working on the next ‘green’ initiative.   

As a result of this Green Apple Award success, The Swan Centre has now been invited to have their winning paper published in The Green Book, the leading international work of reference on environmental best practice, so that others around the world can follow their example and learn from their achievement. They could also progress to represent their country in the Green World Awards, and the European Business Awards for the Environment.   The Green Apple Awards began in 1994 and have become established as the country’s major recognition for environmental endeavour among companies, councils, communities and countries.     

 The Green Apple Awards are supported by the Environment Agency, the Chartered Institute of Environmental Health, the Chartered Institution for Wastes Management and other independent bodies.



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