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SportsArt creates line of sustainable fitness equipment

SportsArt creates line of sustainable fitness equipment

SportsArt has developed a new line of environmentally-friendly fitness equipment that could dramatically reduce a facility's carbon footprint, as well as lower operational costs.



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.




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in this issue

• Growth drivers of fitness identified
• 'Fitness at Work' guidance published
• Westin to make UK debut in London


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Invitation to Tender - Former Plaza Cinema
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News headlines
Green Spa Network partners with WeForest for 1 million tree goal  
Green Spa Network partners with WeForest for 1 million tree goal

By Jane Kitchen

The Green Spa Network has launched its first action initiative, the GSN Tree Planting Initiative, in an effort to mobilise the spa and wellness community to plant one million trees by Earth Day 2019. The GSN has partnered with WeForest, a reforestation nonprofit based in Belgium, for the project. WeForest .... more>>
A third of the world's protected areas under pressure from human activity, says study  
A third of the world's protected areas under pressure from human activity, says study

By Tom Anstey

New research has suggested that a third of the world's protected sites – an area covering roughly 2.3 million square miles – are under intense pressure from human activities. The study – published in the journal Science and carried out by the University of Queensland, Wildlife Conservation Society .... more>>

Danish designers pledge to 'set new standards for green mobility' with 20km elevated city walkway in Xiamen  
By Kim Megson

A year after the opening of the world’s longest bicycle bridge in Xiamen, China, Danish architecture firm Dissing+Weitling have won another large-scale infrastructure project in the city. .... more>>
Six Senses launches wellness programming for children  
By Jane Kitchen

Six Senses has launched a new Grow With Six Senses programme for the resorts’ youngest guests, designed to give children useful life skills and wellness knowledge during their holiday. .... more>>
Earth Day 2018: Remove plastics from World Heritage Sites, says Unesco  
By Tom Anstey

Unesco has sent out a message on Earth Day 2018, calling for an end to plastic pollution at World Heritage sites. Research suggests that rubbish and pollution are a significant problem at .... more>>
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 .... more>>
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 .... 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>>

Features
Fields in trust

Outdoor spaces:
Fields in trust


Protecting Britain’s green spaces for sport since 1925
Zoos & Aquariums

Industry Opinion:
Zoos & Aquariums


WAZA’s Sabrina Brando on providing animals with opportunities for choices, stimulating environments and enriching activities
Richard Hassell, WOHA

Green Developments:
Richard Hassell, WOHA


Richard Hassell tell us how buildings can bring wellbeing to people, even in high-density cities
Design Good sports

Sustainable Sports:
Design Good sports


Explore the myriad ways to design a sustainable sports venues and help local communities
Martha Schwartz

Interview:
Martha Schwartz


The outspoken landscape architect on climate change, bagels and being controversial
Holovis

Supplier profiles:
Holovis


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

People profile:
Russell Seymour


Marylebone Cricket Club's sustainability manager on the club's impressive efforts to be sustainable
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?
Product news
Scrummi Spa launches eco-friendly headbands

Scrummi Spa launches eco-friendly headbands

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

Scrummi Spa, a UK-based supplier of eco-friendly spa linens, has expanded its range of towelling products with the launch of its new single-use headband.
 
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.
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