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Schooling cleaners

Cleaning in schools and colleges is very different from cleaning a normal office, there are a whole host of specific rules, regulations and advice to take into account. CHT casts its eye over some of the most important According to ...

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B&M Waste secures five-year diversion from landfill deal

Carbon neutral waste management company, B&M Waste Services has secured its commitment to diversion of waste from landfill for a further five years, through an agreement with Remondis and ARN BV. ARN BV are an energy producing company that purely ...

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BCC says on-the-spot fines for fly tipping should be higher

Local authorities have now been given the powers to issue on-the-spot penalty notices for small scale offences relating to fly tipping. The new fines of between £150 and £400 will allow council’s to deal with these kind of offences quickly and efficiently, ...

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B&M advises SMEs on change in waste definition

With a customer base of over 7,000, national waste management company B&M Waste Services has issued guidance to small and medium sized companies (SMEs) of the change to the legal definition of ‘waste’. Published jointly by Defra, the Environment Agency, the ...

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Bin design encourages recycling

“Given a stimulus to ‘stop and think’, most people would prefer to recycle rather than commit waste to landfill.” Based on this concept, Leafield Environmental, in partnership with the University of Greenwich, produced the Meridian Envirobin designed to encourage users to segregate recyclables ...

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No guarantee with a ‘brown box’

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association’s (CHSA) is warning buyers that no Manufacturing Standards Accreditation Scheme marque on the box means no guarantee of what’s inside the box. “Buyers who make assumptions about the quality of the plastic sacks they ...

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