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NHS extends scheme that proves recycling can count

A campaign to help support the NHS in meeting its sustainability targets by focussing on its drinks can recycling has been launched. The NHS has committed to reduce its carbon footprint by 50% by 2025 and has recruited help from ...

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Creating new life for old carpet tiles helps organisations with zero waste goals

Carpet tile reuse and recycling presents valuable environmental and social opportunities for facilities managers. In 2011, an estimated 750,000 carpet tiles were reused or recycled, representing a diversion rate of just 1.4%. However, the sector is expanding. Carpet Recycling UK ...

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Envirobins at Loughborough University Halls of Residence

In a quest to improve recycling rates in student accommodation blocks, Loughborough University has installed over 1000 Mini Envirobins from Leafield Environmental. Slimline, compact and moulded from tough polyethylene, the 55 litre capacity Mini Envirobin comes with a choice of ...

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Biffa mucks in to keep Blenheim Palace Horse Trials tidy

Everything that can be recycled will be recycled – from champagne bottles to manure at the Fidelity Blenheim Palace International Horse Trials (Sept 12-15). Biffa has been given responsibility for the recycling and waste management at the prestigious event, which has been ...

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Strobe – The interactive multi-sensory recycling unit

The launch of our multi-sensory, solar powered STROBE signifies an industry first in interactive recycling. This all-encompassing design includes audio-visual feedback and tactile Braille text ensuring inclusivity. Every aspect of this unit has been designed to encourage and promote recycling ...

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Seasoned Events team take a step towards their eco-targets

Staff at Seasoned Events have taken another step towards achieving their eco-targets of becoming a greener business and maintaining their ISO 14001 accreditation for environmental management. Having catered for over 65,000 guests in 2012, previous green initiatives have included managing ...

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80% off businesses still don’t recycle new survey finds

Many businesses have not got the message on recycling and send most, if not all, of their rubbish to landfill, a study by a new study has found. According to the survey, up to 80% of companies have no green ...

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Sainsbury’s cuts water consumption by 50% across its estate

Sainsbury’s has reduced its operational water consumption across its entire estate by 50 per cent relative, which is a saving of 393 Olympic sized swimming pools each year (approx. 982,500m3). The retailer reached its target, against a 2005/2006 baseline, at ...

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University recycling survey highlights potential for signifiant improvements

A survey of British university student recycling attitudes has revealed that students are half as likely to be committed recyclers as the rest of the nation’s population. Just over half of UK university students were classed as ‘committed recyclers’, compared ...

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Grundon to showcase its waste management at the Facilities Show

Wherever you are, whatever you need, Grundon has it all – collection, recycling, treatment and disposal, including diversion from landfill. We will manage all your requirements: advice and guidance on waste legislation recycling residual waste / diversion from landfill food ...

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