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B&M Waste retains Carbon Neutral status

B&M Waste Services has achieved Carbon Neutrality for the eighth year running. This year, the confidential waste arm of its business, B&M Secure Shredding, has also become Carbon Neutral, making it the first shredding business in the country to achieve ...

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IHG removes miniature toiletries as part of its commitment to reducing plastic waste

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG), has announced its entire hotel estate of almost 843,000 guest rooms will switch to bulk-size bathroom amenities, with the transition to be completed during 2021. The move comes as the world-wide hotel chain continues to build ...

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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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Go-Ahead recognises Cordant for approach to sustainability

Cordant Cleaning, part of the Cordant Group, has been recognised by Go-Ahead Group after receiving a Sustainable Supplier Award from the transport operator. Cordant, which became a Social Business in 2017, earned praise for its exceptionally structured staff initiatives that ...

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New commercial cleaning operation extends linen life

A new commercial cleaning operation – designed to help the laundry industry love its linen for longer – has been officially launched following a successful two-year pilot. Half a million pounds of investment has already been ploughed into Bradford-headquartered Regenex, ...

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The Cleaning Show adds more sparkle in 2019

Organisers of The Cleaning Show, the UK’s biggest cleaning, hygiene and waste management exhibition (Excel, London March 19-21), have announced more details of the event. In recognition of the massive contribution window cleaning makes to the wider cleaning industry, the ...

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Diversey unveils sustainability strategy and 2025 goals

Diversey today published its Annual Sustainability Report, which includes a new “Facilitators for Life” strategy and goals aimed at creating a healthier and safer world for everyone. The new approach will help ensure Diversey addresses key environmental, social and technological ...

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Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit highlights key industry concerns

Some of the pressing sustainability issues facing the cleaning products industry were discussed at the 4th edition of the Sustainable Cleaning Products Summit hosted in Paris last month. Discussions over the two-day executive summit covered the role of green certification ...

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How cleaning can embrace the green agenda in 2018

The issue of sustainability has never been higher up on the corporate agenda. With businesses across the supply chain increasingly demanding evidence of ‘green credentials’ from their suppliers, organisations which do not adopt a proactive approach to mitigating their environmental ...

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