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London Pride: Veolia marches to the beat as it cleans up the streets

Veolia proudly marched in this year’s Pride in London parade, with its electric collection vehicle in vivid rainbow colours taking centre stage, alongside colleagues and allies, to support and celebrate its diverse workforce and the LGBTQ+ communities they serve. Veolia’s ...

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Ecoserv unveils waste management service

Ecoserv Group, the multi-discipline facilities management company, is launching a managed service to help customers meet their waste and recycling commitments. The company has partnered with GPT Waste to deliver a highly compliant and monitored waste management solution that will ...

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Business leaders demand Government help for the £58.9bn cleaning, hygiene and waste industry

Frustrated business leaders have accused the Government of ignoring and overlooking one of the top 10 biggest industries in the UK. Over two years, leaders of the £58.9 billionn cleaning, hygiene and waste industry have repeatedly asked for Government help ...

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BCC publishes its 2022 research report

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has today published its annual research report revealing some interesting insights on the cleaning, hygiene and waste sector. According to the latest statistics available the report says that the number of sector businesses grew to 69,005 ...

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Lanes Group marks 30 years of service

Drainage and wastewater specialist Lanes Group plc is gearing up to mark its 30th anniversary with a programme of activities throughout 2022 to celebrate the achievements of its teams and raise money for its charities. The company, famous for its bright ...

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Kingston town centre fly tipped – but for good reason

On Saturday Kingston Council and its environment partner, Veolia, set up a staged fly-tip as part of their campaign to tackle fly-tipping across the borough and improve the streetscene. Between November 2021 and January 2022, over 280 Fixed Penalty Notices ...

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Research finds 87% England’s streets are stained with gum

The Government’s recently updated Environment Bill faces scrutiny, as local authorities ask for urgent clarification on the timeframes for the suggested amended waste and recycling reforms. Additionally, the section in the bill surrounding the extended producer responsibility (EPR) has garnered attention from ...

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Veolia and Westminster City Council unveil fully electric fleet for the West End

Veolia and its partner Westminster City Council have unveiled a 60 strong fleet of new and upcycled electric vehicles. The vehicles will make street cleansing services in the West End fully electric for the first time, reducing emissions and leading ...

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College installs talking bins to help improve litter disposal

A college in Lisburn in Northern Ireland has come up with an innovative way of reducing litter in and around their campus by installing talking litter bins. The five ‘babbling bins’, have been introduced by the South Eastern Regional College ...

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Cleaning, hygiene and waste industry remains in the UK top ten

New research released by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has cemented the cleaning, hygiene and waste sector’s position as one of the UK’s top ten industries. The BCC’s research report for 2021 was released today and gives a highly-detailed picture ...

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