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No time to waste – PHS Facilities Show preview

The PHS Group is one of the UK’s leading waste specialists offering a variety of services including the collection, disposal and recycling of hazardous and non hazardous business, commercial and healthcare wastes. Our range of waste solutions and confidential data ...

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New Envirobin assists airport discard collection

Leafield Environmental, the leading designer and manufacturer of recycling bins, has developed a new bin array, reported to be ideal for ³segregation at source² recycling in airports, shopping malls and similar environments. Designed in a modular style to accommodating three, ...

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Bryson brings social enterprise business model to new recycling contract in Wales

Bryson Recycling has announced that it has won a four-year recycling contract worth £2.4 million in Wales. The new contract is with Conwy County Borough Council who recently topped the national recycling league table for Wales. Bryson Recycling is part ...

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Recycling makes sense as £bn cost of sending waste to landfill is revealed

In 2013, UK SMEs are predicted to throw away £463m in landfill tax by sending waste to landfill when they could be saving millions by recycling and becoming more sustainable. By 2014 if recycling rates don’t improve, this could amount ...

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GPT scoops three-year waste contract for leading pharmaceutical firm

GPT Waste has won a three year, total waste management contract with one of Europe’s leading generics manufacturers. GPT, has been employed directly by the un-named client who manufactures and distributes prescription medicines throughout the UK. The independent waste management firm, which manages ...

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Lumicom’s 100% record in WEEE recycling

The Environment Agency has announced for the second time this year, Lumicom has been responsible for 100% of Category 5 luminaire WEEE collections within two consecutive quarters of 2012. It was calculated that within Q2 2012 Lumicom recycled 80.599 tonnes ...

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FMs donate over 1,000 items of furniture to local schools through ‘giving back’ project

Premier Sustain and its FM clients have donated over 1,000 items of furniture to local schools since its inception in 2011. Enfield Grammar School has been the most recent beneficiary of Premier Sustain’s Giving Back Project, receiving a second delivery ...

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Doing the right thing emerges as the key workplace trend

86 percent of Millennials* entering the workforce say they would consider leaving an employer whose values fell short of their expectations. This key, emerging trend indicating that today’s youngest workforce is motivated by positive, people and community-centric workplace practices and ...

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Barbican Centre recognised for waste management and sustainability

An arts centre in London is leading the way in the arts and entertainment world with its commitment to sustainable waste management. The Barbican Centre in the City of London has won numerous awards over the past two years in ...

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Quicklight provides illuminating advice for businesses pursuing ISO14001

If your business is hoping to achieve the environmental standard ISO14001 accreditation, you must obtain an audit trail for any lamps legally required to be recycled in accordance with the Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment (WEEE) directive. The ISO14001 assessor ...

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