Tag Archives: sustainability

Endura has planted over 600,000 trees so far in 2020

Endura has reached the halfway mark of its one million trees initiative. By the end of June 2020, exactly 619,962 trees had been planted on the site sponsored by Endura in Mozambique, and more are being added every day. These trees not only help to reduce the quantity of carbon …

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What does a greener normal mean for the cycling industry?

By Tom Hares, CEO and co-founder, Buzzbike We’re all too aware of how the coronavirus pandemic has radically disrupted the lives of people living and working in the UK. Perhaps more than any event before it, the lockdown has required us to reconfigure our idea of cities and, in particular, …

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Brompton CEO calls for investment in cycle lanes and bike superhighways

The COVID-19 crisis must lead to wholesale changes in Britain’s cycling network, says Brompton CEO Will Butler-Adams. Butler-Adams called for investment in cycle lanes and bike superhighways over projects such as HS2 in an interview with Steven Day, co-founder of 100% renewable energy supplier Pure Planet. He acknowledged the vast …

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BikeBiz July edition is now available

The digital edition of BikeBiz July is now available. Our latest issue looks at sustainability and diversity in the cycling industry, catches up with USE, FFWD, Gocycle and ArmaUrto, and looks at how COVID-19 will impact high streets and the way we travel in the UK. This month’s sector guides …

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Lime launches advocacy partnership programme

Lime has launched a new advocacy effort called Lime Action, aimed at transforming one million of its riders into advocates for safer streets, and more equitable and sustainable cities. Through direct engagement and an easily-accessible online platform, Lime Action connects riders to advocacy organisations focused on safer streets for active …

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WBIA invited to participate in new sustainable transport task force

The WBIA has been invited to participate in a new task force of THE PEP (Transport, Health and Environment Pan-European Programme), a joint body of the World Health Organization (WHO) and the United Nations (UN), to develop “Principles of Green and Healthy Sustainable Transport”. COVID-19 is having a substantial impact …

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Pro Cycle Care ‘sets the standard’ with first full range of refillable products

Pro Cycle Care has launched a new, entirely refillable range of bicycle cleaners and lubricants. PCC believes it is “setting the standard for responsible packaging” within the industry as it looks to reduce single-use bottles. “Pro Cycle care is thrilled to be the first company to offer all liquid products …

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Sustainable business competition to invest over £400,000 in winners

Planet-saving start-ups and entrepreneurs can apply to win up to €500,000 (£436,000) and a place on a six-month bespoke accelerator programme. Postcode Lotteries Green Challenge, a sustainable entrepreneurship competition, is open for entries, with green start-ups and entrepreneurs based in the UK able to apply online until 1st April. Postcode …

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Funding extended for cycling and walking project in Norwich and Great Yarmouth

Norfolk County Council has been awarded nearly £500,000 by the Department of Transport to extend its multi-partnership Pushing Ahead Your Journey Your Way programme over the next 12 months. Originally launched in 2017 thanks to a £1.48 million grant from the DfT, Pushing Ahead has delivered projects across Norwich and …

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How can we cycle towards a greener future? Tori Fahey, Apidura

Cycling in itself is a very green option, but the industry still causes plenty of carbon footprint, be it from events, packaging or factory running. BikeBiz reached out to the industry to investigate what more we can be doing to protect our planet

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