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A question of waste

The second joint survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management on how FMs approach waste management and recycling reveals a shift in priorities from compliance to positive sustainability outcomes When FMJ and Grundon Waste Management first agreed to carry out ...

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New downloadable pack aims to help FM meet sustainability challenges

Over 94 per cent of respondents to the second annual waste management survey carried out by FMJ in partnership with Grundon Waste Management have said there is a growing emphasis on their business’ sustainability and environmental credentials within their day-to-day ...

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Compliance: Benchmarking to improve recycling and waste management practices

Given the constant pressure to improve service and demonstrate added value, it would be fair to assume that most traditional disciplines within facilities management have now been perfected. Recycling and waste management seems an obvious candidate for this argument, yet ...

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Wellington company utilising recycled content for the production of recycling bins

Sometimes scrutinised for making a product focused on waste reduction out of fully recyclable virgin polypropylene – NZ company Method have found success following their considered design process that ensures a long term focus is maintained. The organisation recently announced ...

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The future of waste

  Harvey Laud, Divisional Director at Reconomy, considers the likely impact of Defra’s resources and waste strategy on the FM sector Last December, Defra published its long-awaited and highly anticipated ‘Resources and waste strategy for England.’ The document set out ...

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Lasting value

A recent survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management revealed that many organisations struggle to convince staff of the need to recycle. How can employees be encouraged to think and act more sustainably? For many of us, a typical day ...

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Flying solo

London Stansted Airport has taken the unusual step of insourcing its cleaning and waste management – the first major UK airport to do so. Sara Bean visited the terminal to discover how the in-house FM team is managing London Stansted ...

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Waste industry experts say Government is playing a game of Monopoly

A group of six independent waste management companies have come together for the first time in an attempt to stop the proposal of local waste & recycling monopolies, by providing their combined expertise to ensure that DEFRA has a representative ...

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The Floorbrite Group celebrates record-breaking year with dazzling rebrand

Brand refresh marks a new phase for the 47 year old family run company Manchester based cleaning and facilities service provider, Floorbrite is celebrating after completing a full rebrand – the first in its 47-year history. The family run firm ...

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B&M Waste pledges support to a plastic-free Greater Manchester

Trafford Park-based Carbon Neural waste management company, B&M Waste Services, has pledged its support towards a plastic-free Greater Manchester. The PlasticFreeGM campaign was launched with the aim to begin the first city-region wide plan to drive down avoidable single-use plastics. ...

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