Copper Sustainability Partnership

Do we need to reduce plastic pipes in the built environment?

To celebrate Plastic-Free July, the Copper Sustainability Partnership (CuSP) spoke to Paul Hagar from Safe Piping Matters to uncover the risks of using plastic pipes in the built environment and how we can reduce their use: What impact does the construction industry have on the environment? Constructing and operating buildings are responsible for significant CO2 […]

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Plastic push-fit pipework revealed as one of the biggest causes of water leak insurance claims

New research into water leak insurance claims, which cost UK insurers £2.5 million a day, has revealed how the increased use of plastic push-fit pipework is one of the most common causes for claims. The research, published by the Copper Sustainability Partnership (CuSP) and the Alliance for Sustainable Building Products (ASBP), investigated the issue of […]

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The benefits of copper for heating, plumbing and medical systems

Copper is one of the most versatile materials on the planet and, throughout history, it has played a key part in bringing about change, inventions, and new opportunities across society. Despite being aware of copper’s aptitude as a plumbing and construction material, many people are less aware of how essential copper actually is to everyday […]

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