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New national award helps organisations improve their environmental behaviour

Clean Up Britain, the national anti-litter and fly-tipping organisation, has launched the Green Champions Award, in collaboration with four industry-leading partners. These are Event Cup Solutions, FSG, Reconomy and Zero Waste Events. The Green Champions Award is about asking organisations to ...

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RCP releases part two of its Love recycling research report

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has published the findings from its second Love Recycling study – an investigation into the pandemic’s impact on commercial recycling. The initial study, performed at the start of 2020, gave renewed insight into an important area ...

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RCP enters second phase of its ‘Love Recycling’ study

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has commenced the second phase of its Love Recycling study with a survey investigating what impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on commercial recycling so far in Europe and its potential ramifications. The initial survey, conducted ...

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Textile recycling is struggling – but there are fewer reasons than ever to throw away good linen

By David Midgley, Managing Director, Regenex Before Covid-19 struck, many commercial laundries were coming to the realisation that they throw way too much good linen in the bin, and have been doing so for years. Historically, anything stained or discoloured, ...

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Cromwell donates plastic film to community fundraiser for NHS gowns

Cromwell Polythene’s manufacturing and recycling division, Cromwell Plastics Recycling, has donated 500 kilos of blue polythene film to a fundraising partnership of volunteers and marine businesses making personal protective equipment for the NHS. The film, manufactured at the Alfreton based ...

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‘Love Recycling’ research provides breakdown into the state of UK commercial recycling

Following on from continental findings released earlier this year, Rubbermaid Commercial Product’s (RCP) Love Recycling initiative has published its UK-specific report. The regional report delivers specific insights derived from one of the largest commercially funded quantitative studies into business recycling ...

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Rubbermaid publishes findings of its European-wide ‘Love Recycling’ research report

On Global Recycling Day (18 March) the first snapshot of the findings from one of the largest ever commercially funded quantitative studies into business recycling and waste management across Europe has been published by Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) EMEA. This ...

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Cromwell Polythene buys compatible polythene operation

Recycling specialist, Cromwell Polythene is expanding its operations following the purchase of Moorgreen Flexible Packaging from Duo Plastics Limited. The sale was made to Vickers-Lee Holdings Limited, owners of Cromwell Polythene and will enable all parties involved to enhance their ...

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Winning streak for Grundon in environmental best practice awards

Ten facilities management teams working with Grundon Waste Management have won prestigious Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice across a range of different categories. These included three Gold Green Apples and, in the NHS & Healthcare Wastes Management category, ...

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BCC welcomes the Environmental Services Association

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the trade body representing the UK’s resource and waste management industry has joined the British Cleaning Council (BCC). The ESA has around 100 members, two-thirds of whom deliver recycling and waste services, and is working ...

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