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Optimise recycling and waste

Recycling is often perceived to be confusing, time consuming, and costly, so Method have redesigned the way modern organisations deal with recycling and waste. Saving you and your organisation time, money and recyclables. Method’s beautiful 60L bins are placed together ...

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Multi-million-pound upgrade for Paper Round’s MRF

Paper Round, established in 1988 by Friends of the Earth and now a separate commercial company, has just invested £2.5 million in upgrading its Purfleet Materials Recycling Facility. The optimisation of the MRF will see a 300% increase in capacity ...

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A question of waste

The second joint survey by FMJ and Grundon Waste Management on how FMs approach waste management and recycling reveals a shift in priorities from compliance to positive sustainability outcomes When FMJ and Grundon Waste Management first agreed to carry out ...

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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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No time to waste

Using the latest smart technology could radicalise the way the FM industry manages reactive services, Jason Mohr, creator of a slick on-demand waste collection model tells Sara Bean One of the biggest headaches in FM is managing any kind of ...

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Water on tap

Single-use plastic water bottles have become a scourge of modern living, but water refill stations offer a practical alternative. Mike Winter, MD of MIW Water Cooler Experts, explains In our fast-paced and consumer-led modern society, where people are constantly on ...

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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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