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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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Phs appoints Viridor for waste to energy deal

Washroom services phs Group has partnered with Viridor in a new multi-million pound, five-year national contract, which will divert customer waste from landfill into power generation. As part of LifeCycle, phs’ sustainable waste management strategy, the deal will see phs-managed non-recyclable waste ...

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Bio-D celebrates 30 years with greenest ever year

An ethical cleaning company which creates environmentally friendly products is celebrating its 30th anniversary by enjoying its greenest ever year. Bio-D was launched in 1989 to deliver naturally-derived products that don’t cost the Earth in any sense. It uses biodegradable and ...

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Keep it clean…and green

As public concern around the environment reaches fever pitch, Trudi Osborne, Marketing Manager at Airdri, explains why 2020 should be your greenest year yet when it comes to washroom procurement. Amidst the ongoing changes in society, one thing that remains ...

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Commercial cleaning robots could save 11,000 tons of greenhouse gases per annum

A recent experiment conducted by The Perfect Little Company (TPLC) concluded that by using commercial robotic vacuums in offices, over 11,000 tons of greenhouse gases could be saved each year. Using a certified power metre reader, TPLC pitted a famous ...

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Sustainable laundry practices to help reduce your carbon footprint

According to the Carbon Trust, the UK industrial laundries sector is responsible for 25% of the UK’s total CO2 emissions, processing approximately 743,651 tonnes of laundry each year. To help achieve the government’s target for net zero emissions by 2050, ...

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Landmark launch to impact on cleaning and laundry sectors

Cleaning operators are asked to support a new era in how products are packaged to give immediate visibility of virgin plastic content in what they are buying. In a landmark move, ‘Generation Z’ children, their parents and business united on ...

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Cromwell’s research to mark Recycle Week finds beach litter is reducing

Cromwell Polythene annually participates in beach cleaning and litter surveying activity on behalf of the Great British Beach Clean, and to mark Recycle Week (23 September – 29 September). A team of 10 volunteers from Cromwell Polythene, which supplies products ...

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Interserve builds a greener cleaning business

Interserve Group Limited has adopted a series of improvements to the way its cleaning business runs, resulting in tens of thousands of bottles per year being saved from landfill. The company employs more than 24,000 cleaners across its support services ...

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