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Plastic as a material has a key role to play in reducing carbon emissions

A new report commissioned by Veolia and published by Imperial College highlights the importance of plastic as a material compared to alternatives when examining the carbon emissions. The report titled ‘Examining Material Evidence – The Carbon Fingerprint’ analysed over 70 life-cycle assessments ...

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Paper Round partners with Vegware to provide first large-scale commercial recycling service for compostables

Paper Round has partnered up with Vegware, to launch a dedicated compostable packaging collection service with a webinar on 27 May, exploring the learnings from a successful 12-month pilot scheme collecting from a dozen London sites, including corporate offices catered ...

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Measured approach

Mike Boxall, Managing Director of Sitemark extolls the value of benchmarking waste management and recycling practices Landfill in the UK is in steep structural decline, with the focus turning to alternative waste treatments and a move toward the circular economy. ...

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‘Love Recycling’ UK research report provides breakdown into the state of commercial recycling

Following on from continental findings released earlier this year, Rubbermaid Commercial Product’s (RCP) Love Recycling initiative has published its UK-specific report. The regional report delivers specific insights derived from one of the largest commercially funded quantitative studies into business recycling ...

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‘Love Recycling’ initiative: European-wide report into the state of commercial recycling is published

On Global Recycling Day (18 March) the first snapshot of the findings from one of the largest ever commercially funded quantitative studies into business recycling and waste management across Europe has been published by Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) EMEA. This ...

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Leafield’s cup bins support coffee cup recycling

Leafield Environmental, a Wiltshire based company are proud to have designed and manufactured a new coffee cup shaped bin to recycle single used coffee cups in high footfall areas, shopping centres and office environments. Leafield launched the Envirocup Grande Cup ...

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Lavazza Professional’s new KLIX Eco Cup is recyclable with paper waste

Lavazza Professional has introduced the new KLIX Eco Cup, a truly sustainable solution for hot drinks and the first of its kind in the vending industry. The cup is biodegradable and recyclable with normal paper waste, because it is constructed ...

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Reconomy kicks off 2020 with acquisition

Reconomy, a provider of outsourced waste management and recycling services has acquired ACM Environmental. Based in Waltham Abbey, north London, ACM has over 25 years’ experience in commercial waste management for a range of sectors including hotels, shopping centres, retail, ...

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Research reveals clearer signage is required to get more people recycling

New research has revealed that the public are still confused about recycling with one of the biggest challenges as a nation is that of recycling outside of the home. With over a third of consumer’s admitting that recycling confuses them ...

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Richmond Council selects Serco for waste management deal

Richmond Council has awarded a 10-year waste and recycling collection contract to Serco. Under the new contract, Richmond’s non-recyclable waste will continue to be delivered to energy-from-waste incinerators, which generates electricity for the National Grid. Richmond’s food waste will also ...

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