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Mitie marks commitment to sustainable healthcare waste management with acquisition 

Mitie has acquired Cliniwaste, which specialises in treating plastic waste generated by the NHS and pharmaceutical manufacturers, turning it in to a reusable resource. The acquisition is part of Mitie’s strategy of providing sustainable waste management solutions to its clients, ...

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Food waste recycling bin range

Here at Leafield Environmental, we understand the challenges of food waste and to support the UK Government’s commitment to reduce food waste by 2030, we have launched a dedicated food waste recycling bin range designed for office kitchens, canteens and ...

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SUEZ expands UK footprint with DCW acquisition

SUEZ recycling and recovery UK has expanded its commercial collections business having acquired DCW (Devon Contract Waste). Founded in 1989, Exeter-based DCW provides recycling and waste management services to its commercial customer base across Devon, Cornwall and Somerset. The acquisition of ...

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Reconomy publishes disposables insight report ahead of single-use plastic ban

Ahead of the incoming single-use plastics ban, circular economy specialist, Reconomy, has launched a new report ‘Designing out disposables – understanding the single-use hierarchy’ which aims to educate businesses on the latest packaging legislation along with a breakdown of materials ...

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Kingston Council charges ahead on climate action

Veolia in partnership with Kingston Council is rolling out 27 new electric collection vehicles to provide a cleaner, greener, and quieter service for residents. Commencing this month, the new vehicles will replace current diesel models, with a reduction in nitrogen ...

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Grundon aims to help NHS cut carbon emissions

Grundon Waste Management is helping to deliver significant carbon savings for the NHS with the introduction of the UK’s first proven nationwide inhaler return and recycling scheme. Inhalers alone are estimated to account for four per cent of all NHS ...

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South Ayrshire increase recycling rates in parks

South Ayrshire Council is collecting 36.8%* more recyclable waste in residential parks since installing over 400 new recycling bins by Leafield Environmental in June 2022. South Ayrshire Council grouped together three Leafield Maxi recycling bins to form recycling points across ...

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UKCM in Cardiff Council win

Cheshire-based container repair and refurbishment specialist, UK Container Maintenance (UKCM), has secured a two-year contract with Cardiff Council, with an option to extend for a further 12 months. UKCM will support the local authority to achieve significant cost-savings, with the ...

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Enva to acquire fridge and electrical appliance recycling facility in Scotland

Recycling and resource recovery firm, Enva, has signed terms with Shore Recycling to acquire the company’s electrical waste recycling plant in Perth, Scotland. The £10 million investment will see the facility, which was damaged by a fire earlier this year, ...

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Veolia bowls over MCC to take Lord’s Cricket Ground deal

Resource management firm, Veolia, has been appointed by Marylebone Cricket Club (MCC), to manage the waste and recycling at Lord’s Cricket Ground. The contract will deliver a step change in recycling and reduce carbon emissions at the home of cricket ...

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