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Vertas cleans up with £2.9m Skanska deal

Vertas Group has agreed a contract to deliver an integrated soft facilities management services solution to five Essex schools built and operated by Skanska, until 31 December 2021. The contract will see Vertas providing Woodlands School, Castle View School, Cornelius Vermuyden ...

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Vertas buys majority stake in MMB Environmental

Vertas Group has acquired a majority stake in million-pound waste management and pest control business MMB Environmental. The purchase of the Warwickshire-based business comes as Vertas Group moves to become a Total Facilities Management (TFM) provider. MMB Environmental will be rebranded ...

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BCC reveals details on Manchester Cleaning Show

More details of the second Manchester Cleaning Show, the northern edition of The Cleaning Show which now alternates annually with Excel in London, have been announced by co-owners of the show, The British Cleaning Council (BCC). Over the two-day event – ...

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How to implement a waste management system

Marcus Sanders, Group Marketing Director at waste management specialists WCRS Ltd, explains how to implement the best waste management solution for your business. The subject of waste is a weighty one. The UK produces over 200 million tonnes each year ...

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BCC announces new appointments

The British Cleaning Council (BCC), which represents over 20 national trade and membership associations linked to the UK’s cleaning, hygiene and waste management sectors, has officially welcomed several new Council member representatives to new roles across both its main board ...

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Incentive QAS provides St Botolphs with cost-saving waste solution

By Jamie Wright, Managing Director at Incentive QAS I am often asked, what is the secret to Incentive QAS’s success? My answer rarely differs – we provide all our clients with high levels of service regardless of the challenges we ...

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To flush or not to flush?

Blocked toilets are not just a nuisance for those that want to use them. Flushing the wrong items down the loo can cause numerous problems for consumers, water companies, and tax payers. According to Dr Peter Barratt, Technical Manager, Initial Washroom ...

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Sleeping in bins – B&M Waste warn of the danger of death

B&M Waste Services, a carbon neutral waste management company are warning customers and the general public alike of the danger of sleeping in bins. It is a sad truth that many homeless people seek refuge in large waste containers, particularly ...

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Waste Management Brokers Association (WMBA) launches

Three of the sector’s leading outsourced waste management providers, boasting a combined turnover of over £70 million and hundreds of blue chip customers including Network Rail, Greene King and Aldi, have joined forces to create the Waste Management Brokers Association ...

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How to shine at waste management

From boardrooms to washrooms, kitchens to conference facilities – the challenges in managing correct waste disposal across so many different and varied locations can create a real headache for cleaning companies Staying on top of the latest legislation is essential ...

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