As we enter the new year, GreenBlue Urban proudly reflects on a year of remarkable achievements, groundbreaking initiatives, and unwavering commitment to environmental sustainability. From the launch of our user-friendly website to successful collaborations, product innovations, and a deepened dedication to the circular economy, 2023 has been a defining year for GreenBlue.
Website Revamp and User-Friendly Experience:
One of the highlights 2023 was the launch of our new website, a comprehensive platform covering Green, Blue and Smart Space solutions. With a focus on user-friendliness, the website provides an intuitive interface and a new account area, enhancing the overall experience for our valued customers and partners.
Project wins and case studies:
With regular updates on our case studies providing flourishing Green & Blue infrastructure, some highlights include the award-winning scheme at Forth Valley College Falkirk, Wood Street SuDS Scheme in Cardiff, The Box in Plymouth, Greenwich Millenium Village including StreetPark Furniture.
The Sales Team continues to successfully secure amazing project wins, with highlights being Everton Stadium and Sauchiehall Street Precinct!
Eventful Exhibitions and Engagements:
GreenBlue took centre stage at numerous events throughout the year, showcasing our commitment to environmental solutions. Notable exhibitions included our participation in the Specifi Landscape events, the prestigious FutureBuild, Highways UK and FutureScape at the Excel.
Our successful “Made in Britain Campaign.” Highlighted achievements in receiving the Made in Britain affiliation and our circular economy processes, having purchased our manufacturing facility and using 100% recycled/recyclable materials sourced from the U.K.
Innovative Product Launches:
We are thrilled to introduce several innovative products in 2023. The upgraded Castle Tree Grille, The Roundel Grille, RootSafe for Existing Trees, and ReRoot Root Riser aim to revolutionise green spaces and extend root direction, ensuring the health and longevity of trees.
Collaborations that Make a Difference:
GreenBlue continued to foster impactful collaborations, exemplified by the Tree Planting Workshop with Barcham Trees and Treeconomics. Engaging podcasts with Mott MacDonald and Lancashire County Council highlighted our commitment to knowledge-sharing and sustainable practices. Contractor Days at Ladybrook and Hillier Nurseries we have provided valuable insights from a range of speakers sharing expertise with a varied audience.
Educational Initiatives and Publications:
In our pursuit of knowledge dissemination, GreenBlue released essential publications, including the new Soil Volume Guide and the Highways Guide. The launch of the updated ArborSystem Configurator provides a valuable tool for specification and estimating varying tree pits.
Commitment to Blue:
With a dedication to the Blue aspect of our mission, the 4 Pillars Campaign, featured the launch of the 4th Edition of Trees and Stormwater. Proudly exhibited at Flood & Coast, Flood Expo and CIWEM UDG, and the recent launch of the SuDSPod further solidified our commitment to water management solutions.
Sustainability Milestones: Carbon Neutrality and Product LCA’s:
GreenBlue took a significant step towards environmental responsibility by achieving Carbon Neutrality. Our commitment was further underscored by the introduction of Life Cycle Assessments (LCAs) on RootSpace, ensuring transparency and accountability in our sustainability practices.
As we conclude a momentous year, GreenBlue Urban remains steadfast in its commitment to environmental stewardship. Our Environment Sustainability Policy echoes our dedication to creating a sustainable future for generations to come. Thank you for being part of our journey, and we look forward to another year of innovation and positive environmental impact.