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Entegra named as the supplier on CCS’ Buying Better Food and Drink agreement

Sodexo’s procurement specialist for the hospitality sector, Entegra, has been named as the supplier by Crown Commercial Service (CCS) to implement the government’s new Buying Better Food and Drink public sector agreement, which has been developed with Defra. The Buying ...

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Waste sector welcomes Defra announcement on Simpler Recycling reforms but concerns remain

There’s been a cautious welcome by the waste industry to the Government’s announcement of reforms to household and business bin collections and a crackdown on unscrupulous waste carriers. The reforms include a new, simpler approach to recycling allowing people across ...

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ISS wins landmark IFS contract with Defra

ISS has won a seven-year contract, beginning February 2024 and valued at around £60 million per annum, to provide integrated facilities services (IFS) to the UK Government’s Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs (Defra). The contract was awarded following ...

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Range of single-use plastics to be banned in England from October

Environment Secretary Thérèse Coffey has announced there will a far-reaching ban on single-use plastics in England, which will include plates, trays, bowls, cutlery, balloon sticks, and certain types of polystyrene cups and food containers. The ban will come into force ...

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CIWM responds to Defra’s proposals to tackle waste crime

CIWM, the leading professional body for the resource and waste management sector, has published its formal response to Defra’s (Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs) two recent high-profile consultations to tackle waste crime. The first was on the reform ...

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The future of waste

  Harvey Laud, Divisional Director at Reconomy, considers the likely impact of Defra’s resources and waste strategy on the FM sector Last December, Defra published its long-awaited and highly anticipated ‘Resources and waste strategy for England.’ The document set out ...

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