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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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FMJ and Grundon launch the 2020 recycling and waste management survey

Waste management plays an integral role in any facilities management sustainability strategy, which is why FMJ, in conjunction with Grundon Waste Management is pleased to launch the third major survey into how FMs approach their waste management and recycling responsibilities. ...

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Veolia joins UK Food Waste Reduction Roadmap

Veolia has become the first recycling and waste company to sign up as an ‘enabling partner’ to the Food Waste Reduction Roadmap – the programme supporting large businesses in reducing food waste within their own operations. The Food Waste Reduction ...

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Enva announces SAR Recycling acquisition

Enva, a provider of recycling and specialist resource recovery solutions in the UK and Ireland, has acquired SAR Recycling Ltd. Based in the town of Immingham in North East Lincolnshire, SAR Recycling is a long-established provider of battery collection and ...

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phs partners with Viridor to transform washroom waste into energy

Washroom services phs Group has partnered with Viridor in a new multi-million pound, five-year national contract, which will divert customer waste from landfill into power generation. As part of LifeCycle, phs’ sustainable waste management strategy, the deal will see phs-managed non-recyclable waste ...

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B&M Waste acquires Walsall waste management firm

B&M Waste Services continues its expansion in the West Midlands with the acquisition of waste management company Ian Wilcox Recycling. This is the second acquisition in the West Midlands area for the carbon neutral waste management business, following its acquisition ...

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Success for Grundon’s FM teams at the Green Apple Awards

Ten facilities management teams working with Grundon Waste Management have won prestigious Green Apple Awards for Environmental Best Practice across a range of different categories. These included three Gold Green Apples and, in the NHS & Healthcare Wastes Management category, ...

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Reconomy continues on acquisition trail

Outsourced waste management and recycling services provider, Reconomy, has acquired Gosport-based waste management company, Nationwide Services Group (NSG) as well as a boutique packaging compliance consultancy. NSG, founded in 1992, has built key relationships in the construction, fit-out, retail and ...

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