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Biffa in new Anglesey win

Sustainable waste management company, Biffa, has secured an eight-year waste collection and cleansing deal on the Isle of Anglesey. The £40 million contract which comes with an option to extend will commence on 1 April 2021. Biffa’s workforce have been ...

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New Earth Solutions awarded six-year Dorset waste deal

New Earth Solutions (Canford) Ltd has won a six-year (+ three-year option) deal to treat and dispose of the waste for Dorset Council at its 125,000 tonnes per annum Canford site. New Earth provides sustainable waste treatment services to local ...

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Paper Round partners with Vegware to provide first large-scale commercial recycling service for compostables

Paper Round has partnered up with Vegware, to launch a dedicated compostable packaging collection service with a webinar on 27 May, exploring the learnings from a successful 12-month pilot scheme collecting from a dozen London sites, including corporate offices catered ...

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Grundon team wins Unsung Hero award at major NHS Trust

A waste team led by Grundon Waste Management has won an ‘Unsung Hero’ award from London North West University Healthcare (LNWH) NHS Trust. The announcement was made at the Trust’s annual Staff Excellence Awards, held just before the Covid-19 lockdown, ...

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Mitie providing FM services at Cardiff field hospital

Mitie is supporting the British Coronavirus effort by providing cleaning, catering, portering, security and waste management services for the NHS Ysbyty Calon y Ddraig in Cardiff. The field hospital – Dragon’s Heart, as it is known in English – opened ...

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Measured approach

Mike Boxall, Managing Director of Sitemark extolls the value of benchmarking waste management and recycling practices Landfill in the UK is in steep structural decline, with the focus turning to alternative waste treatments and a move toward the circular economy. ...

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‘Love Recycling’ UK research report provides breakdown into the state of commercial recycling

Following on from continental findings released earlier this year, Rubbermaid Commercial Product’s (RCP) Love Recycling initiative has published its UK-specific report. The regional report delivers specific insights derived from one of the largest commercially funded quantitative studies into business recycling ...

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Towards a zero waste future

Many facilities managers are struggling to meet increasingly stringent commercial and industrial recycling rates. We asked a panel of waste management specialists how FMs can achieve compliance and improve efficiencies There has been a growing drive in recent years for ...

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ISS to deliver soft FM services at the Nightingale Hospital

ISS is to deliver cleaning, portering, waste management and other ‘soft’ FM services at the NHS Nightingale Hospital which will provide support for thousands more patients with coronavirus at the end of March 2020. Based at the ExCeL conference centre ...

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IWFM calls on ministers to recognise FMs as ‘Key workers’

In a letter to the Secretaries of State for Housing, Communities and Local Government and Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, Linda Hausmanis, IWFM CEO, has called for for workplace and facilities management professionals, and their contractors, to be recognised as ...

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