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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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Addressing plastics at CHSA Conference

The Cleaning & Hygiene Suppliers Association (CHSA) is hosting a conference on 13 June at the National Space Centre, Leicester. Hearing from waste management experts spanning collection to recycling, delegates will gain the insight and understanding they need to address ...

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Essity invests in sustainable fibre technology

Essity is investing €37 million in technology that will enable the company to produce high quality hygiene tissue products from wheat straw. This innovative process will offer major sustainability benefits since wheat straw is an agricultural by-product and a renewable ...

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B&M Waste supports JLL’s Green Project

UK-based JLL, a world leader in the real estate industry, has recently taken further footsteps to reduce its carbon footprint. The partnership with B&M Waste led to a tree planting morning at JLL site, Spinning Jenny Way. As a Carbon ...

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Bio-D pledges to introduce 100% recycled packaging

Environmentally friendly cleaning company Bio-D has set a target to introduce 100 per cent recycled bottles across the whole range by the end of 2019. As a leading manufacturer of environmentally responsible, ethically sound, hypoallergenic, vegan cleaning products, the company ...

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