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Trash talk

A strategic approach to waste can reduce costs, increase recycling and even generate new income. Leading waste suppliers describe how they can help clients manage their waste more efficiently NATHAN GRAY HEAD OF SUSTAINABILITY, HELISTRAT Waste is a resource that can ...

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Leaders in sustainable refuse sacks at The Manchester Cleaning Show

RPC bpi refuse, one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of refuse sacks, is exhibiting at The Manchester Cleaning Show 2018, between 11-12 April on Stand A05. The business supports the circular economy by preserving the environment by up-cycling plastic material and ...

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Servest helps Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service to achieve Carbon Trust Triple Standard

The Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) has achieved the Carbon Trust Triple Standard with the support of global service provider, Servest. SCTS was awarded the accreditation having successfully cut its carbon emissions, water use and waste following years of ...

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Catch the next wave in recycling 

New Recycling Bins are Making Waves New from Leafield Environmental is the Finbin Wave series, a stylish recycling/waste bin collection that is proving ideal in many locations such as shopping malls, airport terminals, galleries, museums, hotels, entertainment complexes, etc. The ...

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Slough Borough Council welcomes Bigbelly

Slough Borough Council has become the latest local authority to adopt Bigbelly’s smart waste collection technology after it agreed to roll out 18 smart stations as part of its aim to clean up the streets. The units will allow the ...

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UKWSL wins new contract with Azzurri Group

UKWSL has been appointed the waste and recycling contractor of choice by Azzurri Group, following a formal tender process in 2017.  The three-year contract, worth £1 million per annum, sees UKWSL take control of general waste, mixed recycling, food waste ...

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UKWSL launches emergency waste and clean-up service

Waste and recycling brokers, UK Waste Solutions Limited (UKWSL), has launched an emergency waste and removal clean-up service under the name of ukwslreact. The new service comes at a time when fly-tipping in particular has become an increasing significant issue ...

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Resourceful thinking

Dave Raywood of HSS Hire Group argues that rental companies have a vital role to play in establishing a circular economy In March 2016, the European Rental Association (ERA) welcomed the European Commission’s circular economy package, adding to the debate ...

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Waste crime is costing the UK £560m each year

Waste crime, which takes many different forms, from builders fly-tipping rubble on country roads to illegal waste sites processing thousands of tonnes of waste and operators deliberately misclassifying waste to evade millions in tax is costing the UK £560 million each year ...

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Croydon Council gets big boost with Bigbelly and £1.3m investment

Croydon Council, London’s second largest borough, has attributed its cleaner streets to a successful community engagement programme and a £1.3 million investment in its street cleansing services, which included the installation of 80 Bigbelly units across high footfall areas back ...

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