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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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UKWSL toasts multi-million pound Marston’s contract

Waste management provider UKWSL has been awarded a three-year, multi-million pound contract to manage Marston’s waste and recycling at over 1,000 of its pubs across the UK. The contract which commenced this month, sees UKWSL responsible for dry mixed recycling, ...

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Biffa has John Lewis waste deal firmly in the bag

Biffa has won a three-year contract to provide integrated waste management services across the John Lewis Partnership’s full UK estate, which includes 48 John Lewis shops and 350 Waitrose supermarkets. The new contract will be delivered on behalf of facilities management firm MML, and includes ...

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Bywaters to increase Houses of Parliament’s recycling rates

Waste management firm, Bywaters has commenced a five-year waste collection and recycling contract with the Parliamentary Estate, with the goal to boost recycling rates and further its sustainability efforts. The deal, which covers the Palace of Westminster and an additional 14 sites ...

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BNP Paribas wins Green Apple Award for work at Google HQ

BNP Paribas Real Estate has won a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice after boosting recycling rates across its managed central London portfolio, including Google’s new King’s Cross HQ. In partnership with waste management company Bywaters, BNP Paribas Real ...

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Europe to prevent food waste in schools with SKOOL programme

Food Waste

After a successful pilot phase in three countries, Sodexo is set to deploy the International Food Waste Coalition’s first action-oriented programme, SKOOL, designed to help schools reduce food waste, exclusively across the company’s sites in Europe. The programme aims to ...

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