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Keenan Recycling gears up for further growth with key acquisition

Food waste collection firm, Keenan Recycling has strengthened its presence in England having acquired the food waste wheelie bin collection arm of JNL Waste Services Limited for an undisclosed value. The acquisition, including new trucks, will bolster the company’s service ...

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New soft plastics recycling bin range

Leafield Environmental, a leading UK manufacturer and designer of recycling and litter bins have launched a new soft plastics recycling bin range to collect soft plastics packaging in high footfall areas such as supermarkets, shopping centres, service stations and office ...

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Methane reduction: How FMs can get ahead

COP26 saw more than 100 countries pledge to significantly cut emissions of methane – a powerful greenhouse gas responsible for around 30 per cent of global warming to date. Dr Stephen Wise, Chief Strategic Development Officer for environmental biotechnology company, ...

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Cedo launches the UK’s first antibacterial recycled refuse sack for domestic use

‘Good Karma’ antibacterial refuse sacks will go on sale in Morrisons across the UK from 8 November 2021 Each bag is made with 100% recycled plastic and incorporates BactiglasTM Antimicrobial technology, killing more than 99% of bacteria like E.coli and ...

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Webinar: How biotechnology is helping FMs achieve their sustainability goals and reduce waste

FMs play a critical role in meeting sustainability goals with the crucial challenge of helping to support the circular economy in order to cut carbon emissions. By recycling existing materials the highly energy-intensive production of new raw materials is reduced, ...

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Reconomy in Casepak acquisition

Outsourced services provider to the circular economy, Reconomy, has acquired Leceister-based recycling firm Casepak, along with its sister company, Oceala. Founded in 1973 by George Smith, Casepak has grown into one of the UK’s leading recycling and waste management companies. ...

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Veolia launches StreetKind to protect its workers from rising rates of abuse

Environmental solutions company, Veolia, is taking a stand after reports of rising abuse from frontline staff more than doubled, with a 118 per cent increase compared to the same period last year. Veolia has launched StreetKind, a new campaign thanking ...

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Reducing carbon emissions through circular economy

The circular economy is to play a critical role in helping to cut carbon emissions. By recycling existing materials the highly energy-intensive production of new raw materials is reduced, accelerating the movement to net zero carbon emissions. What new technologies ...

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Cawleys in Luton RFC win

The Luton-based waste and recycling firm has won the recycling and waste management contract for Luton Rugby Football Club. This announcement comes as at a time when spectators are flocking back to sporting events and waste levels are returning to ...

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Be on the right side reducing plastics in the environment

Plastics, particularly waste plastics, are one of the most ubiquitous man-made materials on the planet. Waste plastics can be found on the peak of Mount Everest and the bottom of the Mariana Trench, in the Antarctic and Artic, in the ...

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