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Zero Waste Scotland has launched a

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Southampton Airport is ‘world’s first to recycle gum’

Southampton Airport says it has become the first airport in the world to install chewing gum recycling bins in its passenger terminal, further expanding its recycling facilities and tackling gum littering.

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It’s a wrap – sustainable Olympic wrap moves to Rio

When London 2012 wraps up, the iconic fabric "wrap" that surrounds the Olympic Stadium will live on; its textile wrap panels are already slated for recycling and reuse projects in the UK and shelter solutions for at-risk children in Uganda and Rio.

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CSG spills team offers emergency on-site training

Waste management company Cleansing Service Group (CSG) is offering its customers on-site staff training in the immediate steps that need to be taken to contain a spill of liquids, powders or solids, especially those that are toxic and have the potential to harm health or the environment.

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Waste not, want not

Each issue, KPMG experts examine issues at the heart of the facilities management agenda. This month, Stuart Cranna, workplace area manager for London at KPMG, explains why having a significant waste management strategy makes perfect business sense.

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Serco selected for Derbyshire Dales waste & recycling contract

Following a competitive tender process, Derbyshire Dales District Council has awarded its waste and recycling collection contract to Serco whose environmental services business includes the delivery of refuse and recycling, street scene maintenance, landscaping, grounds maintenance, as well as housing repairs and improvements across a number of local authorities.

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Is your waste hazardous?

Adrian Witherow of recycling and waste management company, Biffa, considers the importance of dealing with the many different materials classed as hazardous waste in a cost-effective way and without falling foul of complex legislation.

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Lumicom leaves its competitors behind

Official figures show that of the businesss-to-business luminaires recycled in 2011, over 97% were handled by Lumicom recyclers. This success is attributed to the organisation's commitment to achieving full compliance backed by a high quality service.

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Sustainability doesn’t ‘take the biscuit’ for United

2011 saw a year of record breaking performance towards United Biscuits' (UB) environmental sustainability goals, such as achieving zero waste to landfill across all of its manufacturing sites; reducing water use by 12% and reducing group-wide carbon emissions by 6%.

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New Recycling Bin Oozes Style

FinBin Bermuda from Leafield Environmental is a range of top quality, internal recycling bins designed especially for terminals, retail facilities and hotels. The design is claimed to guide the user to recycle different waste streams into the right compartments of the bin.

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