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The Last Straw: IFMA UK joins forces with Greenpeace and Kids Against Plastic

With over 12.7 million tonnes of plastic entering the ocean every year, killing over 1 million seabirds and 100,000 marine mammals, it is estimated that by 2050 plastic will outweigh fish in our seas. Humans produce nearly 300 million tonnes ...

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Period power

FabLittleBag and phs are enabling businesses to save money and energy by converting sanitary waste into energy to help protect the environment. Calling their movement “Beyond the washroom door” they are also inviting businesses to encourage proper disposal of sanitary ...

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Water on tap

Single-use plastic water bottles have become a scourge of modern living, but water refill stations offer a practical alternative. Mike Winter, MD of MIW Water Cooler Experts, explains In our fast-paced and consumer-led modern society, where people are constantly on ...

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Canary Wharf Group partners with HELPFUL to introduce plastic recycling reward app across its estate

Canary Wharf Group has launched a new app in partnership with creators of the first plastic recycling and rewarding app, HELPFUL, to encourage widespread reuse and recycling across its estate. In an industry first, piloted by Canary Wharf Group, the app ...

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Live webinar to help firms take on the plastic pollution challenge

Businesses wanting to eradicate single-use plastics are being invited to attend a live webinar hosted by sustainability website edie.net with waste management experts phs Group. The special one-off webinar, to be hosted on 17 January 17 at 2pm, will bring together a ...

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Atalian Servest commits to reducing single-use plastic

Atalian Servest Group’s specialist B&I catering division, Angel Hill Food Co, has committed to removing single-use plastics, kick starting the initiative with two of its largest sites.  The company is on a mission to remove all single-use plastic disposables from ...

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Sporting chance

Investing in a major solar array on its campus sports centre is helping the University of Exeter step up its sustainability drive as well as save on energy costs Solar panels are a familiar part of the built environment, but ...

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Plastic surgery

Water system suppliers and workplace caterers have declared war on single-use plastic. We find out what can be done to reduce the presence of disposable plastic in the office Globally, we are waking up to the environmental impact of blindly ...

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The big green safety machine turns 30

In an age where companies come and go at a noisy and alarming rate, there’s something reassuring about the safe hands of McCue, still protecting people and businesses after 30 years of trading. In that time the company, formed by ...

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Leaders in sustainable refuse sacks at The Manchester Cleaning Show

RPC bpi refuse, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of refuse sacks, is exhibiting at The Manchester Cleaning Show 2018, between 11-12 April on Stand A05. The business supports the circular economy by preserving the environment by up-cycling plastic material and ...

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