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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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Greyland leads the way in sustainable plastics use 

Industrial and commercial cleaning chemicals manufacturer Greyland has increased the amount of recycled polymer in its bottles, bringing the overall percentage of recycled material used, to an unprecedented 31per cent in the UK, up from ‘just’ 25 per cent in ...

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Bio-D celebrates 30 years with greenest ever year

An ethical cleaning company which creates environmentally friendly products is celebrating its 30th anniversary by enjoying its greenest ever year. Bio-D was launched in 1989 to deliver naturally-derived products that don’t cost the Earth in any sense. It uses biodegradable and ...

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Keep it clean…and green

As public concern around the environment reaches fever pitch, Trudi Osborne, Marketing Manager at Airdri, explains why 2020 should be your greenest year yet when it comes to washroom procurement. Amidst the ongoing changes in society, one thing that remains ...

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Sustainable laundry practices to help reduce your carbon footprint

According to the Carbon Trust, the UK industrial laundries sector is responsible for 25% of the UK’s total CO2 emissions, processing approximately 743,651 tonnes of laundry each year. To help achieve the government’s target for net zero emissions by 2050, ...

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Interserve builds a greener cleaning business

Interserve Group Limited has adopted a series of improvements to the way its cleaning business runs, resulting in tens of thousands of bottles per year being saved from landfill. The company employs more than 24,000 cleaners across its support services ...

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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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Design for recycling and an integrated approach: messages from CHSA’s plastics conference 

Two dominant messages emerged from the Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) conference on plastics.  First, products packaging and processes need to be designed with recycling in mind. Second, an integrated approach, from the start to the finish of the supply ...

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Fatberg awareness is rising but 48% of Brits still pour fat down drains according to survey

Awareness of fatbergs is at an all-time high, but that has not stopped almost half the nation choosing to pour cooking oil and fat down the kitchen sink, according to new research from LanesforDrains.co.uk. In a national survey of more ...

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