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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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‘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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Rubbermaid publishes findings of its European-wide ‘Love Recycling’ research report

On Global Recycling Day (18 March) the first snapshot of the findings from one of the largest ever commercially funded quantitative studies into business recycling and waste management across Europe has been published by Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) EMEA. This ...

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Cromwell Polythene buys compatible polythene operation

Recycling specialist, Cromwell Polythene is expanding its operations following the purchase of Moorgreen Flexible Packaging from Duo Plastics Limited. The sale was made to Vickers-Lee Holdings Limited, owners of Cromwell Polythene and will enable all parties involved to enhance their ...

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Landmark launch to impact on cleaning and laundry sectors

Cleaning operators are asked to support a new era in how products are packaged to give immediate visibility of virgin plastic content in what they are buying. In a landmark move, ‘Generation Z’ children, their parents and business united on ...

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Cromwell’s research to mark Recycle Week finds beach litter is reducing

Cromwell Polythene annually participates in beach cleaning and litter surveying activity on behalf of the Great British Beach Clean, and to mark Recycle Week (23 September – 29 September). A team of 10 volunteers from Cromwell Polythene, which supplies products ...

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Spinning Gate lands second Green Apple award

Spinning Gate Shopping Centre in Leigh and its waste management provider B&M Waste Services have achieved a Green Apple award for Environmental Best Practice for the second year running. In 2017 the award was presented for the Centre’s waste management achievements ...

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Cromwell’s Street Scene to showcase sustainable separation solutions at RWM

Cromwell Polythene will be showcasing sustainable ways to collect separate materials for recycling at its street scene themed stand O14 at RWM 2019, 11-12 September at Birmingham NEC. On the stand’s kerbside, Cromwell will reveal exclusive new additions to its ...

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Inside First Mile’s “Sacktory”

CEO and founder of First Mile, Bruce Bratley, explains how the UK’s first sack-sorting facility is boosting recycling success for business waste Setting the scene In 2017, leading recycling company, First Mile, revolutionised the way business waste is processed by ...

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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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