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Volvo partners with Reef Lab Designs to encourage ocean biodiversity

Volvo partners with Reef Lab Designs to encourage ocean biodiversity

Car manufacturer Volvo has partnered with the Sydney Institute of Marine Science and Reef Design Lab to create an environmentally-friendly 'living' seawall along Sydney harbour.



Dutch furniture design company secures Dragon's Den funding

Dutch furniture design company secures Dragon's Den funding

Sustainable furniture design company Van De Sant has secured a £70,000 (€80,000, US$91,000) investment package from serial entrepreneur and TV personality Deborah Meaden.



How energy efficiency can boost your bottom line

How energy efficiency can boost your bottom line

Today’s energy landscape is changing fast bringing new challenges for businesses.




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Duty Manager
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Location: Snaresbrook, London, UK
Company: Sylvestrian Leisure Centre



Health Partnerships Manager
Salary: £37,042 per annum
Location: Huddersfield, UK
Company: Kirklees Active Leisure



Chief Executive Officer
Salary: £83,020 - £85,510
Location: Dunfermline, UK
Company: Fife Sports and Leisure Trust Ltd



Nationwide Apprenticeships Now Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Nationwide, UK
Company: Everyone Active


Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Canning Town, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Finance Manager
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Croydon, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Fitness Instructor
Salary: Competitive
Location: Exeter, UK
Company: Legacy Leisure
Customer Service Executive
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Croydon, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: Competitive Hourly Rate + Benefits
Location: Stowmarket, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Apprentice Recreation Assistant (Lifeguard)
Salary: £4.50 per hour + benefits
Location: Stowmarket, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Customer Service Executive
Location: Surrey, England
Company: The Gym Group
Team Leader
Salary: Competitive Salary
Location: Queensway, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Lifeguards
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Location: Queensway, London, UK
Company: Everyone Active
Marketing Assistant
Salary: Competitive Salary and Benefits
Location: Southampton, UK
Company: The Gym Group
Personal Trainer / Fitness Trainer
Salary: 100% of your PT earnings
Location: Catford, London, UK
Company: The Gym Group


in this issue

• CMO report: 10 points to end obesity
• BMF plans to diversify and 'go global'
• UK museum infrastructure is 'crumbling'


Property & tenders
Huddersfield Leisure Centre – Climbing Wall Operation
Location: Company: Kirklees Active Leisure
Sale of Exceptional Development Site: Portugal's first truly holistic wellness retreat
Location: Company: Cadavais Investimentos Turisticos
TO LET: ESTABLISHED OUTDOOR ACTIVITY CENTRE
Location: Company: Savills
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News headlines
Huge nature and recreation development planned for Brisbane wetlands  
Huge nature and recreation development planned for Brisbane wetlands

By Stu Robarts

Plans have been revealed for a 150ha (16 million sq ft) wetlands development in Brisbane that will include a community hub, walking routes, events spaces and canoe and kayak facilities. Formerly a site for wastewater treatment and waste disposal – and a source of pollution for the local area – the Archerfield .... more>>
Noel Asmar Group launches new textile recycling initiative for hotels and spas  
Noel Asmar Group launches new textile recycling initiative for hotels and spas

By Jane Kitchen

Uniform manufacturer Noel Asmar Group has launched a new sustainability initiative, Hospitality Lifecycle, a textile recycling programme for hotels and spas. Hospitality Lifecycle is an initiative to provide hotels and spas access to practical, cost-effective solutions to safely and securely dispose of used .... more>>

Six Senses to open in Galápagos Islands  
By Jane Kitchen

The chain of 19 islands forever associated with Charles Darwin’s Origin of Species will soon be home to a Six Senses resort, due to open in 2021 in Cerro Verde on the northeastern .... more>>
Super Luxe Six Senses ski resort and residences to partner with Porsche  
By Megan Whitby

Six Senses Kitzbühel, alpine resort and residences, is to partner exclusively with Porsche to supply a Porsche Taycan – Porsche’s first electric sports car – to everyone who purchases a top .... more>>
GSN Announces Pledge for the Planet Campaign  
By Jane Kitchen

Green Spa Network (GSN), a nonprofit trade association serving the spa industry in support of a sustainable future, has created a Pledge for the Planet campaign to encourage the wellness .... more>>
Football clubs urged to ditch single-use plastics  
By Tom Walker

Professional football clubs should introduce wide-ranging measures – such as introducing returnable beer cups – to eliminate single-use plastics from their stadiums. That is the call from .... more>>
IOC Initiative To Help National Committees Cut Carbon Emissions  
By Sam Boggon

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has set out to help the world’s 206 National Olympic Committees (NOC) reduce their carbon emissions. Working together with its carbon partner .... more>>
Canada's first natural swimming pool by gh3 architecture wins plaudits for innovation  
By Andy Knaggs

Honoured this year among the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada's Awards of Excellence in the Innovation in Architecture category, Borden Park Natural Swimming Pool in Edmonton, .... more>>
New sustainable spa certification launches  
By Jane Kitchen

Vios Spa Group has launched a US-based certification programme for “green” spas. A global spa certification designed specifically for spas and offered by spa veterans, the Vios Certified .... more>>
The Aldin Biomes will be a dramatic new attraction for Reykjavik, Iceland  
By Liz Terry

Architects Wilkinson Eyre are to create a new visitor attraction in the form of a massive biome complex, near Reykjavik. The Aldin Biomes have just received planning permission and when .... more>>
Flyger, Fraenkel join GSN  
By Jane Kitchen

The Green Spa Network has elected to new board members to its team: Teresa Flyger, director, global brand wellness at Hilton Worldwide and Sallie Fraenkel, founder and president of Mind Body .... more>>
GSN launches research programme  
By Jane Kitchen

The Green Spa Network (GSN) has launched a sustainability research survey to collect information from its members regarding their environmental efforts in their businesses. The first .... more>>
Solar power project makes Six Flags Great Adventure almost zero-carbon  
By Andy Knaggs

The completion of a major solar energy installation at Six Flags Great Adventure in Jackson, New Jersey, US, has made the park the first in the world to be almost entirely powered by the .... more>>
Opening date set for 3XN-designed Olympic House  
By Andrew Manns

The new headquarters of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), also known as “Olympic House”, will open to the public on 23 June – International Olympic Day. Situated in Bourget Park .... more>>
‘Peninsula of tranquility’: Baca Architects to design spa and hotel with floating lodges in new UK eco resort  
By Jane Kitchen

Baca Architects has secured planning permission on behalf of Rothgen Group for a £25m hotel and spa in South Yorkshire, England, to be operated by Campbell Gray Hotels. The Tyram Lakes .... more>>

Features
Climate Museum

Museums:
Climate Museum


Cultural consultant Bridget McKenzie is taking action against climate change
ITC Hotel Group

Top Team:
ITC Hotel Group


India’s greenest luxury hotel chain brings ayurveda and more to its spas
Martha Schwartz

Interview:
Martha Schwartz


The outspoken landscape architect on climate change, bagels and being controversial
Back to nature

Environment:
Back to nature


British wildlife is being attacked on many fronts. Stephanie Hilborne, CEO of The Wildlife Trusts, wants to involve everyone in preserving nature
A love of nature

:
A love of nature


Well building guru Jason McLennan opens his home and shares his thoughts about environmental design with Well Home
Lefay Resort & Spa Dolomiti

New openings:
Lefay Resort & Spa Dolomiti


Lefay unveils second eco spa resort in the Italian Dolomites
Rooted interest

Hospitality:
Rooted interest


From hotels in trees to hotels covered in trees, we hope this green trend continues to grow
The Wellness

Promotional feature:
The Wellness


A beautiful pool can be the standout feature that draws new customers. It can also cut your running costs if it’s designed to be sustainable. Mohammed Ibrahim, CEO of The Wellness, explains
Zoos & Aquariums

Industry Opinion:
Zoos & Aquariums


WAZA’s Sabrina Brando on providing animals with opportunities for choices, stimulating environments and enriching activities
Product news
Oakworks’ sustainability drive hits million trees landmark

Oakworks’ sustainability drive hits million trees landmark

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

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

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

Global retailer H&M has released a range of sustainable activewear for women.
 
Bamford Haybarn opens New York spa with English design and eco-friendly products

Bamford Haybarn opens New York spa with English design and eco-friendly products

FROM GREEN-KIT.NET

UK-based luxury day spa operator Bamford Haybarn Spa, founded by organic pioneer Carole Bamford, has opened its second US location.
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Gympass brings together corporate workforces and leisure operators

The Gympass mission is to defeat inactivity – a vision shared by many in the leisure industry.
  Gympass brings together corporate workforces and leisure operators
Fashion that contributes to a Well World: pioneering designer reinvents the spa uniform once again

The Noel Asmar Group’s founder, Noel Asmar, is credited with creating the first designer spa uniform that was equal parts fashion and function in 2002.
  Fashion that contributes to a Well World: pioneering designer reinvents the spa uniform once again

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