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Water sensitive urban design film wins Sustainable Water Industry Group Award
(21 Nov 13) A new film, promoting the creation of â€˜water sensitive citiesâ€™ as a way of addressing the major challenges of water shortage, flooding and pollution, has won a Sustainable Water Industry Group (SWIG) Award in the Communications Category.
Embedding sustainable procurement in construction
(23 Oct 13) CIRIA is pleased to be working with Loughborough University's Action Programme for Responsible Sourcing (APRES) and the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP) to jointly deliver Applying sustainable procurement in construction conference on 19 November 2013, London.
Have your say at contaminated sediments workshop
(22 Oct 13) CIRIA seeks industry views for new project examining contaminated sediments - a leading driver of environmental cleanup in the USA.
Special offer: Environmental good practice on site (C692)
(22 Oct 13) This popular site guide is now available for Â£5 a copy plus p&p. Order your copy...
The BIG Challenge - 12 organisations sign up
(17 Oct 13) CIRIA's Biodiversity Interest Group launched the BIG Challenge on 15 October 2013 at a workshop hosted by AECOM. The BIG Challenge encourages one new biodiversity enhancement on each site/development.
The BIG Challenge - 'Do one thing'
(15 Oct 13) The BIG 'Do one thing' Challenge is to add one new biodiversity enhancement on each site or development.