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SWC driving change

By Gareth Thomas, Managing Director of Specialist Window Cleaning (SWC), the window cleaning arm of Incentive FM Group As an industry leading business, we are continually looking at ways to stay ahead of competition and keep us at the forefront of change, ...

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Regenex aims to save 3,000 tonnes of carbon in 2021

Commercial linen cleaning services specialist, Regenex has set a new goal to process 1,000 tonnes of the UK’s dirtiest linen before its fourth birthday at the end of 2021. The ambitious target, representing a step-up in operations, has been fixed despite ...

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Cleaning services firm drives away with UK’s first Renault Zoe electric van

A Scottish family firm is leading the way on low-emission vehicles after taking delivery of the UK’s first Renault Zoe electric van. Staff at Stirling-based duct cleaning specialists Perfect Service Solutions will use the van to travel around Scotland and Northern ...

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Over 14,000 Britons sign up for fatberg-fighting challenge Unblocktober 

Participation in the world’s first global awareness campaign to fight fatbergs and plastic pollution has rocketed by more than 200%, as tens of thousands of Brits joined together to help reverse the environmental impact of the coronavirus pandemic. With more ...

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SC Johnson makes significant progress toward 2025 targets in tackling plastic pollution

SC Johnson, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household cleaning and other consumer and professional products, is making significant progress toward its 2025 targets to tackle plastic pollution. The company’s work to create a more sustainable world was highlighted ...

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GreenZone reduces carbon by 15.8 per cent per employee

Commercial and residential cleaning company GreenZone Cleaning & Support Services has cut carbon by 15.8 per cent per employee in its eighth year of reporting to retain The Planet Mark sustainability certification. GreenZone’s total carbon footprint in year ending December 2019 was 90.6 tCO2e, ...

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Coroanvirus fatbergs and lockdown plastic pollution means Unblocktober campaign is ‘more important than ever’

The world’s first awareness month aimed at protecting our sewers and seas is back for a second year, aiming to help reverse the impact of the coronavirus crisis on the environment by fighting fatbergs and plastic pollution. Unblocktober, led by ...

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Egbert Taylor introduces Green Rewards for local authorities

Egbert Taylor is to launch a new ‘Green Rewards’ scheme to promote the sustainable benefits of buying metal bins Made in Britain.   Many of Taylor’s competitors only assemble bins in the UK after importing materials from countries such as ...

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Churchill’s cleaning division reduces plastic container usage by 35 per cent

Soft service provider, Churchill Group, has reduced plastic container usage in its cleaning division by 35 per cent in the second half of 2019, a reduction of 291,345 plastic containers. Churchill achieved this reduction by replacing its top five cleaning products ...

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Greyland leads the way in sustainable plastics use 

Industrial and commercial cleaning chemicals manufacturer Greyland has increased the amount of recycled polymer in its bottles, bringing the overall percentage of recycled material used, to an unprecedented 31per cent in the UK, up from ‘just’ 25 per cent in ...

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