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Mitie to support Bidfood in reducing waste

Mitie has won a five-year waste management deal with food wholesaler, Bidfood. Mitie will work with Bidfood to implement a waste reduction strategy across its 37 depots in the UK. A key element to the strategy will see Mitie implementing a ...

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Period power

FabLittleBag and phs are enabling businesses to save money and energy by converting sanitary waste into energy to help protect the environment. Calling their movement “Beyond the washroom door” they are also inviting businesses to encourage proper disposal of sanitary ...

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Heritage litter bin boasts integral fire extinguisher

Leafield Environmental has launched an automatic fire suppression system for its popular Square Heritage litter-bins. Should a fire breakout inside a bin, the device activates by a sacrificial bulb that bursts at a given temperature, releasing a powder discharge from ...

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Plastic isn’t the problem

Our infrastructure is, argues Steve Fox, Purchasing Director, Bartlett Mitchell. Why banning the use of plastic packaging isn’t the answer, having a strategic government policy to enable an integrated recycling infrastructure is Until we have an efficient UK wide infrastructure ...

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Acquisitions accelerate growth at Hamilton Waste & Recycling

Hamilton Waste and Recycling has announced three acquisitions as the company continues the expansion of its skip and commercial waste operations. In a move to accelerate the growth of its commercial and industrial waste business, the Edinburgh-based firm has acquired  ...

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EnviroHub has increased capacity

Leafield Environmental has increased the capacity of its popular EnviroHub by an extra 20 litres. The hub comprises two new 43 litre Enviropods, attached to a 100 litre Envirobin 100 with a capability to handle up to four discrete waste ...

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Helistrat wins Bestway Retail deal

Environmental consultancy and contract manager, Helistrat, has won a three-year waste and recycling contract with Bestway Retail. The deal, worth an estimated £700,000 will see Helistrat manage the waste and recycling for over 200 Central Convenience and Bargain Booze stores. ...

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FMs and specifiers urged to cut single-use plastic waste with new initiative

Workplaces free of single-use plastic bottle water systems is the aim of Zip Water UK. This leading commercial drinking water provider has launched Reuse Refill Refresh following the publication of a report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, predicting there could ...

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Economical paper cup recycling… The key is in the nesting

Leafield’s Envirocup XL cup bin is helping make the recycling of single use, paper coffee cups an economical proposition. There can be few people left in the UK that haven’t heard the clamour to recycle the 2.5 billion single use coffee ...

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Sodexo bans plastic straws and stirrers

Sodexo in the UK and Ireland has banned the purchase of all plastic straws and stirrers, and committed to phase out single use plastic bags and polystyrene foam items such as cups, lids and food containers by 2020. Sodexo acknowledges ...

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