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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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Egbert Taylor introduces Green Rewards for local authorities

Egbert Taylor is to launch a new ‘Green Rewards’ scheme to promote the sustainable benefits of buying metal bins Made in Britain.   Many of Taylor’s competitors only assemble bins in the UK after importing materials from countries such as ...

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Chris James steps down as CEO of WAMITAB

Following an announcement on 22 July 2020 regarding the closer integration of WAMITAB into the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM), the awarding body for qualifications in the resources and waste sector, has announced that Chris James has stepped down from ...

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SkipsAndBins.com launches

SkipsAndBins.com has launched today (2 March) filling a gap in the ecommerce space and waste management industry. According to the firm, until now, “no business has allowed customers to completely arrange and manage a waste collection online”, but SkipsAndBins.com says ...

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Phs appoints Viridor for waste to energy deal

Washroom services phs Group has partnered with Viridor in a new multi-million pound, five-year national contract, which will divert customer waste from landfill into power generation. As part of LifeCycle, phs’ sustainable waste management strategy, the deal will see phs-managed non-recyclable waste ...

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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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