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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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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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