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14.09.12

Centro cuts energy consumption by 9%

Energy consumption has been reduced by 9% at Centro’s Birmingham offices – 3% above target, according to the latest Annual Environmental Performance Report 2011/12.

Recycling rates are up by 2.5% and business mileage is down by 28%, as Centro seeks to retain its Carbon Trust Standard. The standard, awarded last year, recognised Centro’s commitment to the environment, as the organisation reduced its tonnes of carbon emissions by 2.8%.

Centro chairman Cllr John McNicholas said: “I am delighted that the actions Centro is taking are having such positive results.

“By keeping pace with the rapidly evolving environmental and low carbon agenda we can work towards the challenging yet realistic targets we have set for further improvements.”

The report is at www.centro.org.uk/environment/EnvironmentalPerformance.aspx

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