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Carpet Recycling UK: Big increase in 2021 waste diversion figure

Carpet Recycling UK has reported a large increase in the amount of carpet and textile flooring waste being diverted from landfill in 2021 with 82% of the 462,000 tonnes of waste generated that year finding alternative reuse, recycling, treatment and ...

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Working together to create a better future

By Craig Bowman, General Manager UK & Ireland, Kimberly-Clark Professional As a global manufacturer, Kimberly-Clark’s tissue business is classified as an energy-intensive industry in many markets. We take this position and the opportunities it gives us to be a sustainability ...

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Collecting more on-street mixed recycling waste…

Leafield Environmental, the UK’s leading manufacturer and designer of plastic bins are delighted to launch the Heritage Square Recycling Bin in two sizes to collect mixed recyclables in high footfall areas including high-streets, parks, leisure attractions and seaside resorts. The ...

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Incoming CIWM President calls for UK to celebrate its recycling and resource management sector

Following yesterday’s Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) Presidential inauguration, a new digital report entitled ‘This Is What We Do: Showcasing A World-Class Sector & The UK’s Circular Economy Pathfinders’ has been launched to showcase the excellence in the UK’s ...

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Government urged to push ahead with proposed waste reforms

Following recent reports that a further delay to Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) is under consideration, CIWM (Chartered Institution of Wastes Management) has written to the UK Prime Minster, Rishi Sunak, calling on him to push ahead with “the comprehensive and ...

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Reconomy acquires Ecofficiency Ltd

Global circular economy business, Reconomy Group, has acquired Doncaster-based waste and materials management solutions provider Ecofficiency Limited. The acquisition of Ecofficiency’s specialist soil sampling and remediation services – designed to reduce the bulk volume of waste by segregating hazardous materials ...

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Enva expands waste oil recycling business with new acquisition

Enva, one of the UK and Ireland’s leading recycling and resource recovery companies has announced the acquisition of the Northampton based waste oil collection specialist, Duston Oils, for an undisclosed amount. Duston Oils handles over 10 million litres a year ...

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New front door opening litter bin

Leafield Environmental, the UK’s leading manufacturer and designer of plastic recycling and litter bins have launched the Consort Oval litter bin to ease manual handling in high footfall areas such as high streets, leisure facilities and retail environments. The new ...

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Double win for Veolia at the 2023 Awards for Excellence

Resource management specialist, Veolia UK, took home two prestigious awards at the 20th anniversary of the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management for its commitment to driving forward ecological transformation through circular economy models and its initiatives to ...

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Reconomy Group expands with UK Waste Solutions acquisition

Global circular economy business, Reconomy Group, has strengthened its position in the commercial waste sector as the biggest technology-enabled, outsourced resource management solution in the UK, following its acquisition of UK Waste Solutions Limited, which includes all four of the ...

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