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BMA Sustainability Awards winners revealed

The BMA Sustainability Awards acknowledge the outstanding efforts made by BMA members in reducing their environmental impact. Consisting of three categories, with the open category sponsored by elemental and Installer, the winners were announced during a gala dinner, as part of the annual BMA Industry Conference. Winner of the Open Category Award – sponsored by Installer/elemental […]

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Defra’s approach to water labelling “shocking waste”, says BMA

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) has raised concerns regarding the Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (Defra)’s announced plans for water efficiency labelling.

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Lecico commits to water conservation and reused materials

Lecico Bathrooms has underlined its commitment to encouraging sustainability in both its customers and its supply chain as it unveiled two partnerships which will reduce carbon and conserve water respectively. The Bedford-based firm introduced its partnerships with water-saving toilet manufacturer Propelair and recycled materials specialist Repeat Materials at a launch event, which included a debate […]

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BMA celebrates its Sustainability Awards 2022

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association has announced the Sustainability Awards 2022 winners, including the The Carbon Reduction Award, which was sponsored by elemental. Mira Showers picked up the Carbon Reduction Award – the judges in this category were Keele University’s Dr Sharon George, CPA’s Jane Thornback and NHIC’s Anna Scothern, who said the quality of the entries […]

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BMA reacts to mandatory water efficiency labelling consultation

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association (BMA) has welcomed a government consultation on introducing compulsory water labelling for fittings and water-using appliances sold across the UK. BMA Chief Executive Tom Reynolds said: “The bathroom sector is committed to helping make homes more water and energy efficient. Product innovation is always taking place to try and deliver a […]

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Countdown is on for the BMA Sustainability Awards ceremony

The countdown to the BMA first Sustainability Awards is on, as the special guest compere, Tim Pollard, is announced.   The industry celebration on November 23, will see the return of Tim as host for the day’s events, following his appearances at previous BMA conferences.  Tim is a Principal at Pollard and Pollard, a consultancy service working in the fields of sustainability, energy and resource efficiency.   He said: […]

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Still time to enter BMA Sustainability Awards

The BMA Sustainability Awards are made up of five categories and members or affiliates of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association can enter up until 27th August 2021. The categories are:  CARBON REDUCTION AWARD  WATER EFFICIENCY AWARD CIRCULAR ECONOMY AWARD  WORKPLACE INITIATIVE AWARD  SUSTAINABILITY CHAMPION The second category – THE WATER EFFICIENCY AWARD – is open to bathroom manufacturers […]

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BMA postpones conference

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association has announced it is postponing the date for its conference. This event had been planned for June 7-8, 2021 but is now being moved to June 6-7, 2022. It will still take place at Carden Park Hotel and Spa in Cheshire. BMA CEO, Tom Reynolds, explained the decision: “The safety of all the attendees and BMA employees is at the forefront of our […]

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More effort needed to save water – before it’s too late

It’s time to stretch ourselves to save water before it’s too late, says Tom Reynolds, Chief Executive of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association. Taking the time to look ahead and make plans is a luxury many of us were forced to forgo in 2020. But projecting how to manage the nation’s coffers will take centre stage in […]

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Water efficiency must feature in retrofit planning

Tom Reynolds, Chief Executive of the Bathroom Manufacturers Association, on why water efficiency must feature in retrofit planning. It is encouraging that government, business and civil society are aligning to place sustainability at the heart of a vision for the UK economy. Much of the collective focus is on the race to achieve net zero […]

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BMA responds to Radio 4 programme about ‘leaky loos’

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association has responded to the BBC broadcast “The Great Leaky Loo Scandal” on 4’s Costing the Earth programme. The programme highlighted that the water industry believes that up to one in twenty toilets installed in the UK have a leak. The BMA has been liaising with water companies and the industry to […]

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BMA sustainability panellists announced

The Bathroom Manufacturers Association has announced the panellists for its second Sustainability Forum, which will take place on 1st October. A series of five sessions each covering an aspect of sustainability will all be held online, with the first session looking at water efficiency policy with panellists Kate Farmer of the Department of Environment, Food and Rural […]

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