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Interserve JV reduces landfill waste by 97 per cent

Interserve joint venture Landmarc Support Services (Landmarc) has recycled 66 per cent of waste and diverted 97 per cent from landfill in 2019/20 after implementing a range of measures to minimise its environmental impact. Landmarc is the Defence Infrastructure Organisation ...

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Veolia secures major recycling and waste contract with Buckinghamshire Council

Veolia has won a 10-year deal to deliver household waste collections and street cleansing services in the Chiltern, Wycombe and South Bucks areas of Buckinghamshire. The contract is expected to bring significant benefits with new operational, technological and community-based initiatives ...

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Rubbish solutions

Littering and fly-tipping has escalated during lockdown with many FMs reporting that they’re having to deal with illegal disposal of waste around their buildings. Aaron Georgiou, CEO and Founder of Litta offers advice on tackling the problem Fly-tipping has long ...

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UK manufactured bins with antimicrobial protection

Leafield Environmental are pleased to announce that an antimicrobial protection can be added to their internal and external bins to inhibit the growth of microbes by up to 99.9%*. Leafield Environmental joined forces with Biomaster, the recognised leader of antimicrobial ...

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Let’s face it – face coverings CAN go into general waste

From next Monday (15 June), it will be compulsory for anyone using public transport in England to wear a face covering. These are already recommended in some enclosed spaces where social distancing can be difficult and, as more people start ...

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UK’s rotting waste could see coronavirus pandemic replaced by other diseases

Mountains of waste are being fly-tipped in epic proportions across Britain, as warnings are raised that the government risks replacing the coronavirus pandemic with a plague if councils keep recycling and waste tips shut during the lockdown. Security firm, the ...

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Sodexo switches off supply of unrecyclable polystyrene and single use plastic bags

Sodexo has announced it is removing products containing unrecyclable polystyrene and single use plastic bags from its supply chain. Environmental protection is one of the focus areas for Sodexo as part of its Better Tomorrow 2025 commitments, and over the ...

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Richmond Council selects Serco for waste management deal

Richmond Council has awarded a 10-year waste and recycling collection contract to Serco. Under the new contract, Richmond’s non-recyclable waste will continue to be delivered to energy-from-waste incinerators, which generates electricity for the National Grid. Richmond’s food waste will also ...

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B&M Waste acquires Walsall waste management firm

B&M Waste Services continues its expansion in the West Midlands with the acquisition of waste management company Ian Wilcox Recycling. This is the second acquisition in the West Midlands area for the carbon neutral waste management business, following its acquisition ...

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Cromwell Polythene launches scented, antimicrobial tiger sack for clinical waste

Cromwell Polythene, experts in sacks, bags and speciality products for the capture and containment of waste and recyclables is launching a scented and antimicrobial tiger stripe sack. The new product is part of its Sansafe and clinical waste management range. ...

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