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New cup bin meets the Square Mile Challenge

EnvirocupXL is a new cup collection and recycling bin from Leafield Environmental that can accommodate every size of disposable cup up to the 103mm diameter, including the larger cups popularised by major high street coffee house chains. Cups dropped through ...

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Recycling segregation at source gathers pace

Leafield Environmental is witnessing a trend back towards recyclate “segregation at source” in commercial, retail and higher education sectors. “We produced our Meridian recycling bin with a 70/30 split to encourage the segregation of dry recyclables away from landfill waste,” ...

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Separation Issues

A cohesive waste strategy not only saves money, it can help build a reputation for good environmental management, says Bradley Smith, Grundon Waste Management Effective, responsible management of an organisation’s waste is not only good for the environment, enhancing the ...

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Bottled up

Providing staff with plenty of fresh water and hot drinks during the working day is an important requirement, but it’s also essential that the packaging waste that could ensue is dealt with effectively says Stephen Charles, MD of BRITA Vivreau ...

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UK’s biggest ever coffee cup recycling scheme launches

Caffeine-fuelled workers in the City of London are today (3 April 2017) being urged to use brand new recycling points established across the Square Mile as part of the UK’s biggest push to date to tackle the issue of disposable ...

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Serco wins £38m Rushmoor deal

Serco has won a 10-year partnership deal with Rushmoor Borough Council to manage waste and recycling collection, street cleaning, and grounds maintenance and introduce a range of environmental services specifically developed to meet the needs of local people. The partnership has ...

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New anti-flyposting litter bin…

Leafield Environmental, has launched a new external litter bin, with an anti-fly poster dimpled surface, making it ideal for high footfall street scene locations, where bins get full up quickly during peak periods. The bin was designed with a customer ...

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City of London calls on businesses to recycle half a million cups in one month

This April will see the launch of the UK’s biggest push to date to tackle the issue of disposable coffee cup recycling. The initiative launches in London’s Square Mile, which holds the UK’s biggest concentration of office workers, many of ...

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EMCOR UK becomes first FM Ambassador for waste campaign

EMCOR UK has become the first facilities management and sustainable business provider to be recognised as a Campaign Ambassador for the “Right Waste, Right Place Duty of Care” Campaign. Managed by the Environmental Services Association and sponsored by the Environment ...

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Online reuse scheme set to save universities £1 million in 2017

Universities have already saved £3 million by sharing resources such as furniture and other equipment through the Warp It online scheme, which allows members of staff to post unwanted items online for others to claim. The Warp It reuse scheme ...

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