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Tamlite eliminates 51 tonnes of plastic waste

Tamlite Lighting has eradicated more than 51 tonnes of plastic from its operations over the last four years, the equivalent to well over one million plastic bags. The independent lighting manufacturer has also reduced consumption of new plastics by an ...

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Ground-breaking recycling collaboration to give plastic PPE waste another lease of life

Plastic PPE waste is to be given another life in a ground-breaking recycling collaboration between Heriot-Watt University and Britain’s largest PPE manufacturer, Globus Group. The soaring quantities of plastic PPE, including respirators and masks, that have been thrown away during the pandemic ...

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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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Amey reduces plastic and CO2 waste by 97 per cent across its cleaning operations

Amey has reduced plastic and CO2 waste by 97 per cent across its cleaning operations following the implementation of its new ‘Cleaning Excellence’ model. In 2020 Amey’s Secure Infrastructure business embarked on a journey to transform the way it cleans schools ...

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The Environment Bill

The Environment Bill, which aims to tackle climate change and protect and restore the natural environment, was initially brought before the House of Commons in October but was delayed due to the General Election and subsequent EU withdrawal negotiations. It ...

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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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