Today at GS Contracts, we are celebrating Earth Day.
Being part of the construction industry, we need to recognise and acknowledge our effect on the environment and instead learn about the sustainable changes we can make.
By implementing greener strategies, reducing waste, and using sustainable materials, we can help contribute to protecting our planet.
Building a Sustainable Future
Unsurprisingly, the construction industry is one of the largest consumers of natural resources in the UK, producing more waste than any other sector.
The construction industry is responsible for 23% of global CO2 emissions, but by adopting sustainable practices and innovative methods, we can reduce our carbon footprint.
One of the biggest issues the construction industry faces is waste. However, by planning ahead, waste on site can be managed by our project managers.
So, what are we doing?
This year’s theme of Earth Day is ‘Invest in our Planet’, and here at GS Contracts, we have committed to becoming Net Zero on Carbon Emissions by 2050 and Carbon Neutral by 2025, supporting the Net Zero Strategy.
We have joined forces with Gaysha Ltd and Heart of the City to determine a baseline carbon footprint, making science-based targets to help reduce and eliminate it.
We hope you can join us in building a greener future this Earth Day.