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Blackburn's £60m shopping centren The Mall wins green
10:55am Wednesday 26th September 2012 in News
BLACKBURN’S £60m shopping centre is leading the way when it comes to being green.
Management at The Mall will be presented with the Green Apple environment award at a ceremony at the House of Commons, following work to reduce its carbon footprint.
It fought off stiff competition from more than 500 entries from shopping centres around the country.
It will receive the award on Monday, November 12.
The work done by The Mall work will be used as a best practice case study in ‘The Green Book’, which is distributed to businesses, governments, ministers, universities and local authorities.
The Mall has introduced green practices into every area of the business including business travel plans, energy management, pollution and emission reduction, waste management and recycling.
David Williams, deputy operations manager, said: “We are absolutely delighted to be receiving this award as it cements our dedication to the environment and allows us to pass on our knowledge and experience to companies around the world.”