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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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Lack of waste on COP26 agenda is a ‘critical oversight’, says CIWM President

The President of the Chartered Institution of Wastes Management, Dr Adam Read, has called for global leaders to recognise the crucial role that recycling and resource management has to play in supporting decarbonisation, branding the lack of ‘resources and waste’ ...

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Cawleys ‘giving new life’ to waste at Linmere

The Linmere consortium has appointed Luton waste and resource recycling firm, Cawleys, to manage the waste generated by its new community hub, the Farmstead. The Farmstead includes a café, bakery, shops, a village hall, adventure playground, and the consortium’s project ...

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Circular Economy predicted to play a critical role in helping to cut carbon emissions

The Circular Economy is set to top the agenda at COP26 which takes place in Glasgow next month, according to Chief Product Officer Development at Advetec, Dr Stephen Wise: “We cannot fix climate change until we transform the global economy, ...

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Beauparc acquires Manchester based JWS

The Beauparc Group, part of the Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets (MIRA) fund has agreed to acquire Manchester-based JWS Waste & Recycling Services (JWS). Formed in 1983 and independently owned since, JWS employ a workforce of 90 and operate from ...

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CIWM launches Equality, Diversity and Inclusion survey

CIWM is calling for all those working in the UK resources and waste industry to take part in a survey designed to help better understand the current levels of EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) in the sector. The survey, which ...

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Axil transforming waste and recycling processes for LEVC

Axil Integrated Services is helping London’s famous black taxicab firm, London Electric Vehicle Company (LEVC) to transform its waste management and recycling processes. In just nine months, the partnership has seen a 44 per cent reduction in general waste and ...

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Beyond net zero, don’t ‘waste’ the opportunity

Recycling company Paper Round calls for the industry to look ‘beyond net zero’ In recent years, the push to deliver ‘net zero’ has grown remarkably. But is it enough? Not according to leading London & South East recycling company Paper ...

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Street cleansing services in the West End go fully electric

Environmental solutions provider, Veolia, and its partner Westminster City Council have unveiled a 60 strong fleet of new and upcycled electric vehicles. The new electric fleet will be one of the largest operated by a waste and street cleansing contract ...

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CIWM launches new strategy ‘Leading the Way to a World beyond Waste’

The Chartered Institution of Wastes Management (CIWM) has launched its new strategy, ‘Leading the Way to a World beyond Waste’, to support the UK waste and recycling sector in promoting more sustainable consumption, minimising waste and protecting the world’s environment ...

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