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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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Globus Group to recycle PPE off-cuts into hospital cleaning products  

International PPE firm, Globus Group, has created an innovative sustainable solution for personal protective equipment waste by recycling off-cuts from mask production into cleaning materials for hospitals. The company, the biggest British PPE manufacturer, is already keeping hundreds of thousands ...

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RCP releases Love Recycling manifesto to support businesses across Europe in recycling efforts

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has issued a manifesto extending the scope of its award-winning Love Recycling initiative. The new manifesto details how RCP will continue to support businesses that want to improve their commercial recycling and waste management practices. The ...

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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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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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RCP releases part two of its Love recycling research report

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has published the findings from its second Love Recycling study – an investigation into the pandemic’s impact on commercial recycling. The initial study, performed at the start of 2020, gave renewed insight into an important area ...

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RCP enters second phase of its ‘Love Recycling’ study

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has commenced the second phase of its Love Recycling study with a survey investigating what impact the Covid-19 pandemic has had on commercial recycling so far in Europe and its potential ramifications. The initial survey, conducted ...

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Textile recycling is struggling – but there are fewer reasons than ever to throw away good linen

By David Midgley, Managing Director, Regenex Before Covid-19 struck, many commercial laundries were coming to the realisation that they throw way too much good linen in the bin, and have been doing so for years. Historically, anything stained or discoloured, ...

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Cromwell donates plastic film to community fundraiser for NHS gowns

Cromwell Polythene’s manufacturing and recycling division, Cromwell Plastics Recycling, has donated 500 kilos of blue polythene film to a fundraising partnership of volunteers and marine businesses making personal protective equipment for the NHS. The film, manufactured at the Alfreton based ...

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‘Love Recycling’ research provides breakdown into the state of UK commercial recycling

Following on from continental findings released earlier this year, Rubbermaid Commercial Product’s (RCP) Love Recycling initiative has published its UK-specific report. The regional report delivers specific insights derived from one of the largest commercially funded quantitative studies into business recycling ...

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