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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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RCP announces 2021 Love Recycling Heroes

To mark Recycle Week 2021, Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) have announced this year’s Love Recycling Heroes, celebrating the heroes of commercial recycling and sustainability across Europe, part of the ongoing, award-winning, Love Recycling program. In July, public nominations opened for ...

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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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Essity invests in enhanced recycling facilities

Tork manufacturer Essity has stepped up its contribution to a circular society by investing €11 million in enhanced recycling facilities at one of its French factories. The move will allow Essity to increase its beverage carton recycling capacity by up ...

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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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