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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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Research reveals clearer signage is required to get more people recycling

New research has revealed that the public are still confused about recycling with one of the biggest challenges as a nation is that of recycling outside of the home. With over a third of consumer’s admitting that recycling confuses them ...

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Biffa bags new deal with Winchester City Council 

Biffa has secured an eight-year household waste and recycling contract with Winchester City Council. The contract, which will commence in September 2020, will see the national recycling and waste management provider continue to provide the waste collection service with a ...

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Sodexo switches off supply of unrecyclable polystyrene and single use plastic bags

Sodexo has announced it is removing products containing unrecyclable polystyrene and single use plastic bags from its supply chain. Environmental protection is one of the focus areas for Sodexo as part of its Better Tomorrow 2025 commitments, and over the ...

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Twelve steps to joining the circular economy

The alternative way to transform your office and business by Phil Oram, Regional Director, Crown Workspace In an era in which the environment is increasingly a major focus for both business and politics, the phrase ‘circular economy’ is expected to ...

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Richmond Council selects Serco for waste management deal

Richmond Council has awarded a 10-year waste and recycling collection contract to Serco. Under the new contract, Richmond’s non-recyclable waste will continue to be delivered to energy-from-waste incinerators, which generates electricity for the National Grid. Richmond’s food waste will also ...

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Biffa wins collections contract for Cornwall

National recycling and waste management provider, Biffa, has secured the waste collection contract for Cornwall Council. The eight-year deal, which comes with an option to extend for a further two, will see Biffa responsible for waste and recycling collections and ...

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