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Cromwell’s research to mark Recycle Week finds beach litter is reducing

Cromwell Polythene annually participates in beach cleaning and litter surveying activity on behalf of the Great British Beach Clean, and to mark Recycle Week (23 September – 29 September). A team of 10 volunteers from Cromwell Polythene, which supplies products ...

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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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Bio-D sees refill sales double

Ethical cleaning company, Bio-D, has seen a 100% increase in sales of its refill products over the past year. The figures come as the world recognises Zero Waste Week, which takes place from 2–6 September and encourages people to reduce waste, save ...

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IHG removes miniature toiletries as part of its commitment to reducing plastic waste

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), has announced its entire hotel estate of almost 843,000 guest rooms will switch to bulk-size bathroom amenities, with the transition to be completed during 2021. The move comes as the world-wide hotel chain continues to build ...

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Cromwell’s Street Scene to showcase sustainable separation solutions at RWM

Cromwell Polythene will be showcasing sustainable ways to collect separate materials for recycling at its street scene themed stand O14 at RWM 2019, 11-12 September at Birmingham NEC. On the stand’s kerbside, Cromwell will reveal exclusive new additions to its ...

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Inside First Mile’s “Sacktory”

CEO and founder of First Mile, Bruce Bratley, explains how the UK’s first sack-sorting facility is boosting recycling success for business waste Setting the scene In 2017, leading recycling company, First Mile, revolutionised the way business waste is processed by ...

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Fatberg awareness is rising but 48% of Brits still pour fat down drains according to survey

Awareness of fatbergs is at an all-time high, but that has not stopped almost half the nation choosing to pour cooking oil and fat down the kitchen sink, according to new research from LanesforDrains.co.uk. In a national survey of more ...

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Green cleaning company beats 2025 recycling target

Independent green cleaning company Bio-D has reached a target to use waste plastic in the majority of its packaging years ahead of schedule. The Hull business agreed to use at least 75 per cent recycled content by 2025 when it ...

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phs contract win grows care home portfolio

After providing emergency support to remove and treat waste over the Christmas period, phs healthcare has been awarded the contract to service Barchester Healthcare, which has over 200 care homes, supporting 11,000 residents. Its services include the collection and disposal ...

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BCC publishes latest cleaning industry research

The British Cleaning Council (BCC) has published its most comprehensive research into the UK’s cleaning industry, and for the first time has also broadened the scope of its research to include data from across the cleaning, waste management, landscaping and ...

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