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Live webinar to help firms take on the plastic pollution challenge

Businesses wanting to eradicate single-use plastics are being invited to attend a live webinar hosted by sustainability website edie.net with waste management experts phs Group. The special one-off webinar, to be hosted on 17 January 17 at 2pm, will bring together a ...

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Plastic isn’t the problem

Our infrastructure is, argues Steve Fox, Purchasing Director, Bartlett Mitchell. Why banning the use of plastic packaging isn’t the answer, having a strategic government policy to enable an integrated recycling infrastructure is Until we have an efficient UK wide infrastructure ...

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Major overhaul of England’s waste strategy announced

A major new government strategy unveiled by the Environment Secretary Michael Gove (Tuesday 18 December 2018) will force businesses and manufacturers to pay the full cost of recycling or disposing of their packaging waste.  The move will overhaul England’s waste ...

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Acquisitions accelerate growth at Hamilton Waste & Recycling

Hamilton Waste and Recycling has announced three acquisitions as the company continues the expansion of its skip and commercial waste operations. In a move to accelerate the growth of its commercial and industrial waste business, the Edinburgh-based firm has acquired  ...

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Clearabee wins reactive waste removal deal with Co-op

On-demand rubbish removal business, Clearabee has won a three-year, multi-million pound contract to provide reactive waste removal services to the Co-op. The terms of the deal will see Clearabee handle all unplanned waste removal requirements for the Co-op’s retail and Funeralcare businesses ...

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Gather & Gather wins award for plastic waste reduction work with Sky’s Ocean Rescue Campaign

Gather & Gather has won a prestigious award for its work on the Sky Ocean Rescue Campaign at this year’s waste2zero awards, which recognise excellence in the prevention of waste in the foodservice and hospitality industry. The company was given ...

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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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Single-use plastic crackdown at UKCW to benefit clean water in Nairobi

In an attempt to reduce the number of single-use plastic water bottles thrown away at the UK’s largest construction show, UK Construction Week (UKCW) has partnered with Join the Pipe to install water fountains around the event providing free tap ...

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UK businesses commit to landmark Roadmap to halve food waste

The UK’s largest retailers, food producers, manufacturers, and hospitality and food service companies have committed to ambitious milestones laid out in a new ground-breaking industry Food Waste Reduction Roadmap; developed with IGD and WRAP to further reduce the UK’s food ...

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Norse Catering tackles single-use plastic in schools

As schools reopen for the autumn term, Norse catering, a leading school meal provider within East Anglia, has vowed to make a positive change with the long-term reduction of single-use plastic in its business. Although already a global concern, David Attenborough’s ...

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