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B&M Waste Innovation Centre becomes a Children’s University Learning Destination

Carbon Neutral waste management company, B&M Waste Services, has announced its Innovation Centre, Milner House is now a Children’s University Learning Destination after receiving outstanding feedback from validators. The Children’s University is a charity that works in partnership with schools to ...

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New downloadable pack aims to help FM meet sustainability challenges

Over 94 per cent of respondents to the second annual waste management survey carried out by FMJ in partnership with Grundon Waste Management have said there is a growing emphasis on their business’ sustainability and environmental credentials within their day-to-day ...

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Planet before profit

Nick Oettinger, Managing Director of The Furniture Recycling Group, looks at the need for effective policies to recycle bulky waste and promote a circular economy Every year, we throw out 1.6 million tonnes of bulky waste in the UK, and ...

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Wellington company utilising recycled content for the production of recycling bins

Sometimes scrutinised for making a product focused on waste reduction out of fully recyclable virgin polypropylene – NZ company Method have found success following their considered design process that ensures a long term focus is maintained. The organisation recently announced ...

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The future of waste

  Harvey Laud, Divisional Director at Reconomy, considers the likely impact of Defra’s resources and waste strategy on the FM sector Last December, Defra published its long-awaited and highly anticipated ‘Resources and waste strategy for England.’ The document set out ...

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Lasting value

A recent survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management revealed that many organisations struggle to convince staff of the need to recycle. How can employees be encouraged to think and act more sustainably? For many of us, a typical day ...

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Fooditude partners with OLIO to combat food waste

This year, contract caterer Fooditude embarked on a mission to tackle the food waste problem in its business. One of the solutions the company has introduced is working with OLIO, a food surplus sharing platform. With OLIO’s help, Fooditude is ...

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Waste industry experts say Government is playing a game of Monopoly

A group of six independent waste management companies have come together for the first time in an attempt to stop the proposal of local waste & recycling monopolies, by providing their combined expertise to ensure that DEFRA has a representative ...

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Q3 wins waste management deal with Ultraframe

Newly launched boutique FM firm, Q3, has won a contract with roofing systems business, Ultraframe UK Ltd, to provide total waste management solutions at its manufacturing facility in Clitheroe, Lancashire. Q3 will act as a solutions and improvement specialist supporting ...

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Compass targets global food waste challenge

According to WRAP, roughly one-third of the food produced globally is either lost or wasted every year, and in the UK alone the foodservice sector throws away one million tonnes of food; 75 per cent of which could have been ...

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