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CHSA urges local government buyers to specify Accredited products

Exhibiting at the Local Government Procurement Expo, the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) called on procurers of cleaning and hygiene products to specify CHSA Accredited product. The CHSA’s accreditation schemes for soft tissue, plastic refuse sacks and industrial cotton ...

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Cromwell appointed to NPS Framework

Leeds based Cromwell Polythene has been named as a preferred supplier of specialist waste management and recycling sacks to the National Procurement Service (NPS), the first cross-sector collaborative framework for the Welsh region. The company has been awarded a place ...

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New commercial manager at Cromwell Polythene

Specialist waste management and recycling sack supplier Cromwell Polythene has appointed Alistair Hall as commercial manager, a new role that will straddle both sales and purchasing. Hall brings 22 years’ experience in the packaging industry to the company, having previously ...

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Ten of the most weird & wonderful items found in waste hauls

Environmental waste clearance company, Envirowaste, has compiled a list of the twenty most weird and wonderful items it has discovered in its waste hauls in London since launching in 2011. Finds include the bones of Apostle St Clement (the third ever ...

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B&M launch winter Refuse not Refuge campaign

With the winter fast approaching, closely coupled with the Christmas party season, B&M Waste Services is once again launching its ‘Refuse not Refuge’ campaign in partnership with housing and homelessness charity, Shelter to reduce the number of people seeking refuge in waste ...

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Cromwell appointed to NPS Framework

Cromwell Polythene has been named as a preferred supplier of specialist waste management and recycling sacks to the National Procurement Service (NPS), the first cross-sector collaborative framework for the Welsh region. The company has been awarded a place on the ...

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Bacteria, but not as you know it

Cleanliness is not something normally associated with university life. If you’ve ever set foot in a student house, you’ll know that coursework and cider take priority over cleaning. However, universities are still legally required to responsibly manage the wastewater they ...

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ITV Leeds achieves 100% diversion of waste from landfill

ITV studios in Leeds, the home of the soap drama Emmerdale is celebrating its achievement in diverting 100 per cent of its waste from landfill in partnership with Elite Cleaning & Environmental Services and B&M Waste Services. Elite Cleaning maintain the ...

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Helistrat acquires Ecosurety’s waste management business

Environmental consultancy and contract management partner, Helistrat, has agreed to take over the waste management arm of resource efficiency specialist, ecosurety. The acquisition sees Helistrat expand its waste management business by over £1.5 million per year and comprises a number of blue ...

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CIWM appoints new CEO

Former director of environmental quality at Defra, Dr Colin Church has been appointed the new CEO of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM). He will take over the role from Steven Lee in mid-October. Church, who boasts a civil service ...

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