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Sodexo embraces wonky fruit and veg to eliminate food waste

As part of its commitment to prevent unnecessary food waste, Sodexo has launched its own wonky veg initiative, known as Wasteful to Tasteful, to help reduce the volume of grade B* fruit and vegetables being thrown away or left to ...

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Biffa joins global alliance in the fight against Modern Slavery

National recycling and waste management provider, Biff, has now become a founding member of the Slave-Free Alliance The alliance is led by global charity Hope for Justice, with the aim of ending human trafficking and modern-day slavery.  The membership scheme ...

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Amey appoints new MD

Amey has appointed Paco Hevia as Managing Director of Waste Treatment. Hevia will be responsible for the operations of Amey’s three energy from waste facilities in Allerton in West Yorkshire, Milton Keynes and the Isle of Wight. These facilities use ...

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Enva acquires GP Green Recycling

Enva, a provider of end-to-end waste management solutions in the UK and Ireland, has acquired GP Green Recycling Limited for an undisclosed sum.  Based in  Blantyre, South Lanarkshire, GP Green Recycling, is one of Scotland’s largest recoverers of organic wastes, recycling organic ...

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Waste management: 12 Step Guide

As a survey reveals FMs worry most about compliance… here are some top tips on managing waste and recycling A new survey has revealed that facilities managers consider waste management to be their number one environmental priority, ahead of energy management, ...

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AM Services Group creates waste and washroom management division

Following the acquisition of a specialist cleaning company in 2016 and a leading Liverpool washroom services company last year, Lancashire-based AM Services Group has announced further growth with the creation of a Waste and Washroom Management arm. The division will ...

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Economical paper cup recycling… The key is in the nesting

Leafield’s Envirocup XL cup bin is helping make the recycling of single use, paper coffee cups an economical proposition. There can be few people left in the UK that haven’t heard the clamour to recycle the 2.5 billion single use coffee ...

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Reconomy Group acquires Helistrat

National resource management consultancy, Helistrat has been acquired by outsourced waste management and recycling services provider, Reconomy. Based in Portsmouth, with offices in Glasgow, Helistrat specialises in the delivery of holistic waste management and resource strategies to clients operating across numerous ...

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OCS expands deal with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

OCS has expanded its pre-existing £10 million+ soft services contract with Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust (CNWL) through the Trust’s wholly owned subsidiary company Quality Trusted Solutions (QTS). OCS has been working with the Trust for 12 ...

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WCRS welcomes new Government measures to tackle waste crime

The Government’s latest proposals to crackdown further on the Organised Crime Groups (OCGs) who profit from waste crime, which costs the economy over £600 million a year, has been welcomed by Waste management company, WCRS Ltd. The Government’s new Call for ...

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