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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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GreenZone recognised at the International Global Good Awards

Commercial cleaning company, GreenZone, has scooped bronze at the international Global Good Awards for both ‘Company of the Year’ and ‘Employee Engagement and Wellbeing’ categories. The Global Good Awards were set up to recognise the work that organisations are doing ...

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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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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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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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Doctor Loo: Bloo launches MOT Health Check Toilet on World Toilet Day

To celebrate World Toilet Day (19 November), toilet hygiene brand, Bloo has revealed the ‘MOT Health Check Toilet’ of the future, to show its commitment to a more sustainable future. This is to also coincide with the launch of ProNature, Bloo’s ...

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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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Spinning Gate lands second Green Apple award

Spinning Gate Shopping Centre in Leigh and its waste management provider B&M Waste Services have achieved a Green Apple award for Environmental Best Practice for the second year running. In 2017 the award was presented for the Centre’s waste management achievements ...

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B&M Waste retains Carbon Neutral status

B&M Waste Services has achieved Carbon Neutrality for the eighth year running. This year, the confidential waste arm of its business, B&M Secure Shredding, has also become Carbon Neutral, making it the first shredding business in the country to achieve ...

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