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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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Grundon team wins Unsung Hero award at major NHS Trust

A waste team led by Grundon Waste Management has won an ‘Unsung Hero’ award from London North West University Healthcare (LNWH) NHS Trust. The announcement was made at the Trust’s annual Staff Excellence Awards, held just before the Covid-19 lockdown, ...

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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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Towards a zero waste future

Many facilities managers are struggling to meet increasingly stringent commercial and industrial recycling rates. We asked a panel of waste management specialists how FMs can achieve compliance and improve efficiencies There has been a growing drive in recent years for ...

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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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