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Let’s face it – face coverings CAN go into general waste

From next Monday (15 June), it will be compulsory for anyone using public transport in England to wear a face covering. These are already recommended in some enclosed spaces where social distancing can be difficult and, as more people start ...

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Norse wins in Derbyshire

The Norse Group has secured a new waste service deal across Derbyshire’s largest district council, Amber Valley, which has a population of more than 126,000 people. The new long-term partnership will go live on June 27 from its new depot ...

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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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‘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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UK’s rotting waste could see coronavirus pandemic replaced by other diseases

Mountains of waste are being fly-tipped in epic proportions across Britain, as warnings are raised that the government risks replacing the coronavirus pandemic with a plague if councils keep recycling and waste tips shut during the lockdown. Security firm, the ...

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Allerdale Council brings waste services in-house

Allerdale Waste Services Limited (AWSL) is now providing household waste and recycling collections and trade waste services across the Allerdale borough, after the Council’s Executive decided in September 2019 to bring the service in-house. AWSL is a company wholly-owned by ...

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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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