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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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Cromwell boosts kerbside recycling following 30 local authority contract wins

Cromwell Polythene, specialists in sacks, bags and speciality products for the capture and containment of waste and recyclables, has helped boost kerbside recycling over the past year, through thirty local authority contract wins. In total, the sacks bags and liners ...

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Cromwell Polythene protecting people and places during the pandemic

Cromwell Polythene continues to strengthen its UK recycling and manufacturing operations, to help businesses protect themselves and the environment during the pandemic. The family-run company, which has been in operation for 38 years, has seen increased demand for its range ...

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Over 14,000 Britons sign up for fatberg-fighting challenge Unblocktober 

Participation in the world’s first global awareness campaign to fight fatbergs and plastic pollution has rocketed by more than 200%, as tens of thousands of Brits joined together to help reverse the environmental impact of the coronavirus pandemic. With more ...

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SC Johnson makes significant progress toward 2025 targets in tackling plastic pollution

SC Johnson, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of household cleaning and other consumer and professional products, is making significant progress toward its 2025 targets to tackle plastic pollution. The company’s work to create a more sustainable world was highlighted ...

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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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Cromwell Polythene’s litter pick for the Great British September Clean reveals multiple waste types being discarded

Cromwell Polythene and its manufacturing and recycling division, CPR Manufacturing, have undertaken a voluntary litter pick for last week’s Keep Britain Tidy’s Great British September Clean. The socially distanced activity was undertaken on 11th September 2020. Cromwell Polythene’s clean-up of ...

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