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From ‘rags’ to royal riches

A London-based Royal Warrant holder which was a pioneer of the textile recycling movement more than a century ago has committed to preventing 100 per cent of the materials it deals with going to landfill. Coppermill Ltd manufactures and supplies ...

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Bio-D sees refill sales double

Ethical cleaning company, Bio-D, has seen a 100% increase in sales of its refill products over the past year. The figures come as the world recognises Zero Waste Week, which takes place from 2–6 September and encourages people to reduce waste, save ...

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Cromwell’s Street Scene to showcase sustainable separation solutions at RWM

Cromwell Polythene will be showcasing sustainable ways to collect separate materials for recycling at its street scene themed stand O14 at RWM 2019, 11-12 September at Birmingham NEC. On the stand’s kerbside, Cromwell will reveal exclusive new additions to its ...

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Inside First Mile’s “Sacktory”

CEO and founder of First Mile, Bruce Bratley, explains how the UK’s first sack-sorting facility is boosting recycling success for business waste Setting the scene In 2017, leading recycling company, First Mile, revolutionised the way business waste is processed by ...

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Design for recycling and an integrated approach: messages from CHSA’s plastics conference 

Two dominant messages emerged from the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) conference on plastics.  First, products packaging and processes need to be designed with recycling in mind. Second, an integrated approach, from the start to the finish of the supply ...

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Addressing plastics at CHSA Conference

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) is hosting a conference on 13 June at the National Space Centre, Leicester. Hearing from waste management experts spanning collection to recycling, delegates will gain the insight and understanding they need to address ...

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Cromwell Polythene appoints a new business development manager

Family run business, Cromwell Polythene, which supplies a range of polythene and compostable products to aid recycling and waste management, has appointed Alex Lee as a Business Development Manager, through internal promotion. Alex Lee joined the Cromwell Polythene team as ...

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Green cleaning company beats 2025 recycling target

Independent green cleaning company Bio-D has reached a target to use waste plastic in the majority of its packaging years ahead of schedule. The Hull business agreed to use at least 75 per cent recycled content by 2025 when it ...

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Principle adds Crown Estate St James’s to its cleaning portfolio

London-based cleaning specialist, Principle Cleaning Services, has been awarded a three-year contract with BNP Paribas Real Estate. Principle will provide cleaning, window cleaning, pest control, waste management and washroom services to The Crown Estate St James’s Portfolio, which comprises 34 buildings of office, ...

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New appointment as Cromwell Polythene continues to expand

Family-run business, Cromwell Polythene, which specialises in the supply of sacks, bags and speciality products for the storage and collection of waste and recyclables, has appointed Alex Lee as a Sales Executive. Alex, the middle son of Managing Director, James ...

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