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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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Bio-D pledges to introduce 100% recycled packaging

Environmentally friendly cleaning company Bio-D has set a target to introduce 100 per cent recycled bottles across the whole range by the end of 2019. As a leading manufacturer of environmentally responsible, ethically sound, hypoallergenic, vegan cleaning products, the company ...

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Benefits of recycling championed during awareness week

Results from a comparison beach cleaning and litter surveying programme by Cromwell Polythene as part of its 35th anniversary activity and to mark Recycle Week (24 September – 30 September) indicate levels of seaside rubbish have decreased. This follow up ...

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RPC acquires PLASgran

RPC bpi recycled products has acquired leading recycler of rigid plastics, PLASgran Ltd, in a move which marks its ongoing commitment to work towards a world where nothing goes to waste. The deal was signed on 13 August 2018. PLASgran recycles ...

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