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Businesses could save £24k a year by switching to a circular model

A new report highlighting the financial benefits of businesses adopting circular models that minimise waste has been published by Bywaters, a leading recycling and resource management firm in London. According to Bywaters the new report reveals a “powerful economic argument” ...

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Reconomy announces key hire for its housebuilding division

Karen Markey has been appointed as Head of Account Management of the circular economy specialist’s housebuilding division. Markey has worked in the environmental services and waste management sector for over 30 years with a passion for driving waste up the ...

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Waste management is at the heart of sustainability in retail, but policy costs take priority  

According to new research from sustainable waste management company, Biffa, almost nine in 10 decision makers in the retail industry believe waste management is key to sustainable business however, sustainability remains their lowest priority as new policies create concerns around ...

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Reconomy collaborates to benefit nature and receives SBTi validation of its net zero targets

Circular economy specialist, Reconomy has partnered with Shropshire Wildlife Trust (SWT) and Quarry Farm – a Shropshire landowner – in an initiative to promote biodiversity, nature recovery and offset carbon emissions. The collaboration with SWT and Quarry Farm comes as ...

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Circularity could reduce 75% of embodied emissions in built environment

The construction sector’s carbon dioxide emissions – from building to real estate to infrastructure – can be reduced by up to 75 per cent or 4 gigatons of carbon dioxide by 2050 through the establishment of a circular economy. This ...

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CIWM unites global circular economy professionals with CEI acquisition

CIWM (the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management) has acquired the Circular Economy Institute (CEI) in a move that will also see it assume leadership of the Circular Economy Club (CEC) – a global network for those committed to developing the ...

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Recolight welcomes WEEE Consultation

The government launched the eagerly anticipated WEEE consultation on 28 December 2023. A range of measures are proposed within the joint UK Government, Scottish Government, Welsh Government and Northern Ireland Executive consultation. Recolight, the WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, ...

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Extra time for Reconomy’s sustainability partnership with Wolves and its charitable Foundation

Circular economy specialist, Reconomy, has extended its sustainability partnership with Wolves and its charity, Wolves Foundation. The relationship dates back over 25 years and was deepened ahead of the 2022/23 Premier League when Reconomy became Wolves’ sustainability partner as well ...

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Senior hire at Ramco as second-hand market gains pace

Reuse expert Ramco has appointed Samantha Gillespie as Senior Business Development Executive. Gillespie, who has more than 25 years’ experience of working with SMEs and collaborating with major organisations such as Serco, CBRE, Sainsbury’s, the NHS, and universities and colleges, joins Ramco ...

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Recolight launches ‘game-changing’ Reuse Hub

Recolight, the WEEE compliance scheme for the lighting industry, has launched a “game changing” Reuse Hub to increase reuse and reduce waste. The Recolight Reuse Hub is a new digital marketplace to facilitate the donation of new and used lighting ...

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