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ISS challenges stakeholders to stop at least 80,000 items becoming waste on World Environment Day

On 5 June 2019, ISS aims to save over 80,000 items from going into waste bins by issuing its third annual global ‘Zero Waste Challenge’.  The ‘ZWC’ is open to all individuals and organisations and is the brainchild of the ...

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Q3 wins waste management deal with Ultraframe

Newly launched boutique FM firm, Q3, has won a contract with roofing systems business, Ultraframe UK Ltd, to provide total waste management solutions at its manufacturing facility in Clitheroe, Lancashire. Q3 will act as a solutions and improvement specialist supporting ...

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Wellington company utilising recycled content for the production of recycling bins

Sometimes scrutinised for making a product focused on waste reduction out of fully recyclable virgin polypropylene – NZ company Method have found success following their considered design process that ensures a long term focus is maintained. The organisation recently announced ...

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JLL publishes 2018 sustainability achievements

Real estate investment company, JLL, is making strong progress towards its 2020 sustainability targets according to its latest Sustainability Highlights Report. As part of its sustainability strategy, ‘Building a Better Tomorrow’, the firm delivered several initiatives in 2018 including those ...

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WAMITAB wins major contract with MoJ

WAMITAB (Waste Management Industry Training and Advisory Board) has been selected by the Ministry of Justice as the exclusive Awarding Organisation for cleaning, facilities management and waste management qualifications across Her Majesty’s Prison Service establishments in England and Wales. WAMITAB ...

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Enhance your operations in 2019 with Lean Management 

As businesses we are always striving to make improvements where we can, whether it be to increase customer satisfaction, boost profits or even to improve staff efficiency. Implementing ‘Lean Management’ into your working environment can help you do just that. ...

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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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