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Research reveals UK cleaning industry makes up 5% of the national workforce

New research by the British Cleaning Council (BCC) has revealed that there are approximately 1.63 million workers in the sector, making up around five per cent of the UK workforce. This total, calculated for the first time by including cleaning ...

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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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UKWSL completes on C&M Waste Management acquisition

UK waste and recycling broker, UKWSL, has completed its acquisition of C&M Waste Management. Kent-based C&M Waste Management has more than 100 years combined experience of delivering innovative and cost-effective recycling and resource management solutions to c.100 customers across the ...

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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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Winning ways with waste discussed at FMJ event

Delegates to the recent FMJ event on waste management; held at the organisers of the Facilities Show, Informa’s London Blackfriars offices were treated to essential advice on engaging staff and other stakeholders to help create a more sustainable workplace. Phil ...

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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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Biffa wins collections contract for Cornwall

National recycling and waste management provider, Biffa, has secured the waste collection contract for Cornwall Council. The eight-year deal, which comes with an option to extend for a further two, will see Biffa responsible for waste and recycling collections and ...

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Veolia joins UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap

Veolia has become the first recycling and waste company to sign up as an ‘enabling partner’ to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap – the programme supporting large businesses in reducing food waste within their own operations. The Food Waste Reduction ...

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B&M Waste acquires Walsall waste management firm

B&M Waste Services continues its expansion in the West Midlands with the acquisition of waste management company Ian Wilcox Recycling. This is the second acquisition in the West Midlands area for the carbon neutral waste management business, following its acquisition ...

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Success for Grundon’s FM teams at the Green Apple Awards

Ten facilities management teams working with Grundon Waste Management have won prestigious Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice across a range of different categories. These included three Gold Green Apples and, in the NHS & Healthcare Wastes Management category, ...

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