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Biodiversity is the variety of all living things on Earth, including plants, animals, and micro-organisms. Every living thing has its own set of conditions that it needs in order to survive.
Well-being is as we know inextricably linked with our surrounding environment and it is proven that natural landscapes have a positive effect on our mental health. It is for this reason that urban planning now demands the inclusion of urban green infrastructure. Bailey Street Furniture Group recognise that elements of this infrastructure will need to include green roofs, green walls, clever planting and rooftop gardens.
For the first time in history, more than 50% of the world’s population now lives in urban areas. By 2050 this is expected to increase to a whopping 66%. Surprising when we all live with the knowledge that cities are damaging our health!
With the majority of us now working at home in front of our monitors, we have to question what actually is the purpose of a shared office space? Is there anything that can't be replaced by a Zoom call?
As the World tiptoes tentatively into a new post Covid landscape, we celebrate all that’s new and innovative in the world of street furniture. How can we make our personal bubble better?
Cycling to work is fantastic. It comes with a host of benefits for your health, wealth and the environment, but just knowing this may not be enough to help you start if you are nervous about trying it for the first time. Cycling UK's Cycle Friendly Employer Accreditation Project Manager James Palser shares his top tips and hints to help you overcome that initial hesitation.
Both working from home, shorter working weeks and flexible office space has been applauded by human resource experts worldwide and considered favourable over a mass return to traditional working.
There's hardly a destination where cycle parking isn't necessary - schools, businesses, stations, surgeries, shopping centres, to name but a few. This guide explains the best way of providing it.
Covid has without doubt altered the way we work and where, we will no longer use the ‘office’ in the same way. Working remotely has taught us that we can. However we are unlikely to ever give up our working office environment completely. Isolation and connectivity issues make working from home less than ideal as a permanent solution.
As the country begins to slowly emerge from the crippling restrictions of covid, we are all searching for a way forward. The stringent pause has allowed us all to identify with our daily environmental errors and now we are curious to find our personal normal.