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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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B&M Waste Innovation Centre becomes a Children’s University Learning Destination

Carbon Neutral waste management company, B&M Waste Services, has announced its Innovation Centre, Milner House is now a Children’s University Learning Destination after receiving outstanding feedback from validators. The Children’s University is a charity that works in partnership with schools to ...

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New downloadable pack aims to help FM meet sustainability challenges

Over 94 per cent of respondents to the second annual waste management survey carried out by FMJ in partnership with Grundon Waste Management have said there is a growing emphasis on their business’ sustainability and environmental credentials within their day-to-day ...

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Sitemark bolsters education credentials

Sitemark, the independent industry benchmark for cleaning, recycling and waste services, has been awarded three new contracts in the education sector. Over the coming months Sitemark will be working with the University of Worcester, the University of Birmingham and the ...

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Compliance: Benchmarking to improve recycling and waste management practices

Given the constant pressure to improve service and demonstrate added value, it would be fair to assume that most traditional disciplines within facilities management have now been perfected. Recycling and waste management seems an obvious candidate for this argument, yet ...

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Serco’s environmental business secures deals worth £120m

Serco’s Environmental Services business has signed a new contract with the Royal Borough of Windsor and Maidenhead as well as securing a number of other contract extensions across some of its existing local authority customers. In Windsor and Maidenhead, Serco ...

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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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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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Compass’ head of environment recognised for contribution to the foodservice industry

Compass Group UK & Ireland’s Head of Environment, Celena Fernandez, has been recognised for her Special Achievement and Contribution to the Foodservice industry at the annual Footprint Awards held in Central London on World Environment Day 2019. Fernandez’s accolades since ...

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ISS challenges stakeholders to stop at least 80,000 items becoming waste on World Environment Day

On 5 June 2019, ISS aims to save over 80,000 items from going into waste bins by issuing its third annual global ‘Zero Waste Challenge’.  The ‘ZWC’ is open to all individuals and organisations and is the brainchild of the ...

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