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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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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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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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Rubbish revolution

Technology is transforming the humble refuse bin into a tool for increased operational efficiency and cost savings, says Mark Jenkins, Sales Director at Egbert Taylor Group The social value of the bin has considerably increased. It has transitioned from being ...

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Separation Issues

A cohesive waste strategy not only saves money, it can help build a reputation for good environmental management, says Bradley Smith, Grundon Waste Management Effective, responsible management of an organisation’s waste is not only good for the environment, enhancing the ...

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Bottled up

Providing staff with plenty of fresh water and hot drinks during the working day is an important requirement, but it’s also essential that the packaging waste that could ensue is dealt with effectively says Stephen Charles, MD of BRITA Vivreau ...

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The CE word: Circular Economy

Every year Acclaro’s Sustainable FM Index helps participants to identify the areas in which they can improve their sustainability performance, both in absolute terms as well as relative to peers. One of the key areas they judge when it comes ...

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Waste not want not

Over recent years recycling and waste management have gone from a hot topic to a scorching, scalding, sizzling one. Every business in the country acknowledges the importance of recycling and talks about their latest green initiatives. Despite this growth in ...

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Cost effective resources

Harvey Laud, director of Helistrat looks at how businesses that are serious about finding cost effective ways to significantly improve their resource management, and leverage the associated commercial and environmental opportunity, must start by looking at their procurement processes – ...

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Waste Not Want Not

Everyone is encouraged to recycle, to not waste the Earth’s resources and so on. You won’t find an office in Britain anymore without the standard waste paper bin, probably a bottle box as well. But FMJ is investigating the more ...

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