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London's new pollution-eating living wall has air purifying power of 275 trees

London's new pollution-eating living wall has air purifying power of 275 trees

Commercial real estate company The Crown Estate has partnered with Westminster City Council and Evergen Systems to install a CityTree in London’s West End.



Oakworks’ sustainability drive hits million trees landmark

Oakworks’ sustainability drive hits million trees landmark

Spa equipment manufacturer Oakworks has planted its millionth tree, as part of a sustainability partnership with non-profit organisation Trees for the Future.



H&M blends fashion and sustainability with new activewear range

H&M blends fashion and sustainability with new activewear range

Global retailer H&M has released a range of sustainable activewear for women.




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Duty Manager
Salary: £19,300 - £21,950 (Dependant on experience) plus benefits
Location: Oban, UK
Company: Atlantis Leisure



General Managers
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Location: Burnley and Reading, United Kingdom
Company: The Gym Group



Fitness Instructors
Salary: £7.08 to £7.83 per hour
Location: West Sussex, UK
Company: Bluecoat Sports Health & Fitness Club



Fitness Instructor / Personal Trainer
Salary: £15,879 per annum + PT income
Location: Malvern, Worcestershire, UK
Company: Malvern St James School


Membership Sales Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary & Benefits
Location: Cheadle, UK
Company: énergie group
Exercise Referral Co-ordinator
Salary: £8.62 - £9.10 per hour
Location: Essex, UK
Company: South Suffolk Leisure
Group Fitness Instructors
Salary: £18.79 per hour
Location: Sudbury, UK
Company: South Suffolk Leisure
Group Fitness Instructors
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Location: Ipswich, UK
Company: South Suffolk Leisure
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
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Location: London, UK
Company: GLL
Fitness Instructor
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Location: Hungerford, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Personal Trainer
Location: F4L Catford
Company: énergie group
Part Time Fitness Instructor
Location: Solihull, UK
Company: énergie group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
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Location: London, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £21,207 per annum (40 hours a week pro rata
Location: London, UK
Company: GLL
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Up to £10.20 an hour
Location: London, UK
Company: GLL


in this issue

• Boutique fitness boom fuelled by women
• Fusion opens zynk-designed London club
• The Principal opens organic wellness spa


Property & tenders
Opportunity to develop and operate catering and leisure facilities
Location: Castle Park, Colchester Company: Colchester Borough Council
Major Instruction Opportunity
Location: Various Sites Company: Porters Commercial
FOR SALE - Hasting's Pier, A Symbol of Regeneration
Location: White Rocks, Hastings Company: GVA
Recreational Land for Development of Sporting Activities
Location: Company: Gravesham Borough Council
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News headlines
London's Natural History Museum commits to clean oceans with plastic bottle initiative  
London's Natural History Museum commits to clean oceans with plastic bottle initiative

By Tom Anstey

In an effort to improve its green standing, London’s Natural History Museum (NHM) has announced plans to replace all of its plastic water bottles with recyclable cans going forward, offering the first zero-plastic canned spring water to be sold in the UK. In partnership with British brand Life Water, the canned .... more>>
Scottish leisure centre heated by waste water described as 'forefront of renewable energy revolution'  
Scottish leisure centre heated by waste water described as 'forefront of renewable energy revolution'

By Tom Walker

A £1m sustainable energy project at the Aqualibrium leisure centre in Campbelltown, Scotland, will see the facility being powered almost entirely by heat created from waste water. A joint venture between Scottish Water Horizons and SHARC Energy Systems, the initiative will intercept waste water from Scottish .... more>>

Titanic Spa introduces 'no plastic' eco-initiative  
By Lauren Heath-Jones

The Titanic Spa, a luxury destination and eco-spa in Huddersfield, UK, has launched a 'no plastic' initiative that will see it completely eliminate the use of plastic bottles, straws and .... more>>
Steven Holl blames 'corruption in power' for construction industry's failure to embrace renewable energy in hard-hitting interview  
By Kim Megson

Architect Steven Holl has blamed “a crisis of ignorance in high places” for a lack of progress in adopting environmental building practices, reserving particular ire for US president Donald .... more>>
Leonardo DiCaprio invests in Herzliya eco-hotel designed by David Rockwell  
By Kim Megson

Oscar-winning actor and environmental activist Leonardo DiCaprio is investing in a planned eco-certified hotel in Herzliya, Israel, according to several media reports in the country. The .... more>>
Ben van Berkel launches UNSense startup to boost health and wellbeing in built environments  
By Kim Megson

Dutch architect Ben van Berkel and his design firm UNStudio have launched a tech startup to “improve the health and wellbeing of people in buildings worldwide.” UNSense will explore and .... more>>
Former sugar cane plantation to be home to Six Senses St Kitts  
By Jane Kitchen

The Eastern Caribbean island of St Kitts will be the newest destination for Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas. The luxury resort brand has partnered with Range Developments, which specialises .... more>>
Second location confirmed for Lefay  
By Jane Kitchen

Destination spa Lefay has announced plans for a second location, Lefay Resort and Spa Dolomiti, in the ski region of Madonna di Campiglio, Italy. Set in the Italian Dolomite mountains, the .... more>>
Green Spa Network to host GWI Roundtable

 
By Liz Terry

“Inspire action and create community through storytelling” will be the theme for the Green Spa Congress 2018, the annual conference of the Green Spa Network. The event will be held between .... more>>
Leisure Opportunities is doing an apprenticeship survey – take part!  
By Tom Walker

To coincide with National Apprenticeship Week in March, Leisure Opportunities is undertaking an employer survey on the industry’s needs and appetites for hiring apprentices. The short, .... more>>
World's tallest timber skyscraper planned for Tokyo, as design team pledged to 'transform cities into forests'  
By Kim Megson

Japanese architecture giants Nikken Sekkei have partnered with construction firm Sumitomo Forest to create the world’s tallest wooden skyscraper, which they hope will inspire the .... more>>
Snøhetta unveil Arctic Circle's first energy-positive hotel concept  
By Kim Megson

International architects Snøhetta have unveiled a concept design for the Arctic circle's first ever energy-positive hotel. Situated at the foot of the Svartisen glacier that runs through .... more>>
Green Spa Network names sustainable spa award winners  
By Jane Kitchen

The Green Spa Network has announced the winners of its sixth annual Sustainability Awards, which recognise innovation and leadership by the spa industry “in support of a vital planet and .... more>>
Agenda announced for Sustainable Cosmetics Summit  
By Tom Walker

Green materials, sustainable sourcing and marketing will be the focus of this year’s Sustainable Cosmetics Summit, taking place in New York from 16 to 18 May. Now in its ninth year, the .... more>>
Six Flags' plans for world's first solar-powered theme park get green light  
By Tom Anstey

Six Flags Great Adventure in New Jersey, US, will be the world’s first theme park to go solar after it reached an agreement with local groups over the game-changing plans. In the works .... more>>

Features
Five star sustainability

Green accreditation:
Five star sustainability


BREEAM-certified hotels lead the way in green architecture, and save money too
Richard Hassell, WOHA

Green Developments:
Richard Hassell, WOHA


Richard Hassell tell us how buildings can bring wellbeing to people, even in high-density cities
The Future of sustainability

Sustainable Sports design:
The Future of sustainability


High-performance sports venues of the future
Holovis

Supplier profiles:
Holovis


Specialising in experiential design, we bring your data to life in high-end virtual reality environments
Andy Reed

Thought leaders:
Andy Reed


We need to get creative in the ways we receive and use sports funding if we are to remain sustainable, says Andy Reed
Ruben Reddy

Profile:
Ruben Reddy


Can temporary structures create a sustainable future for sport?
Going it alone

Leisure Trusts:
Going it alone


What’s it like being an independent trust in this challenging financial climate? We talk to three leisure operators to see how they’re surviving and thriving
A sense of place

Wellness:
A sense of place


The Asian wellness facilities taking their cue from their environment
Design Good sports

Sustainable Sports:
Design Good sports


Explore the myriad ways to design a sustainable sports venues and help local communities
Product news
Running down running costs: how to put your portfolio on a low-energy diet

Running down running costs: how to put your portfolio on a low-energy diet

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

Running down running costs: how to put your portfolio on a low-energy diet
 
Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino

Studio RHE merge restaurant with co-working space at London's placemaking Palatino

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

British architecture practice Studio RHE have merged an Italian restaurant and a modern co- working space under one roof in London’s Clerkenwell.
 
TGO creates gym equipment from Right Guard aerosols

TGO creates gym equipment from Right Guard aerosols

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

Antiperspirant and shower gel brand Right Guard has launched a community gym made from recycled aerosols at the Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park in partnership with recycling firm TerraCycle and The Great Outdoor Gym Company (TGO).
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Featured Suppliers
New performance flooring range from EXF delivers on function and aesthetic

EXF Fitness is the flooring supplier of choice to some the capital’s most iconic gyms including Gymbox, WIT One New Change and Ministry Does Fitness.
  New performance flooring range from EXF delivers on function and aesthetic
The Madison Collection receives coveted sustainability mark

Positive Luxury has awarded spa textile manufacturer The Madison Collection the coveted Butterfly Mark.
  The Madison Collection receives coveted sustainability mark

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The future for arts and culture in London

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