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05 October 2018

Visitors to the Cromwell Polythene stand (5P32) at RWM 2018 had the opportunity to obtain a sample black refuse sack from its newly improved LowCO2t range.

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09 October 2018

Several years of research and development investment are bearing fruit for Derby-based HSG who have recently won a clutch of awards.

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02 October 2018

The improved Refill Mop offers an environmentally-friendly alternative to traditional mops and comprises two parts – a cost-effective mop head and a patented reusable mop socket which clips the mop yarns securely into place. 

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02 October 2018

Visitors to the Cromwell Polythene stand (5P32) at RWM 2018 had the opportunity to obtain a sample black refuse sack from its newly improved LowCO2t range.

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26 September 2018

RPC bpi recycled products has given a major boost to UK recycling and sustainability by acquiring a UK-leading recycler of rigid plastics, PLASgran Ltd.

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15 August 2018

Cromwell Polythene, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of sacks, bags and speciality products for the storage and collection of waste and recyclables, is showcasing its extensive portfolio at RWM 2018 (Stand 5P32).

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15 August 2018

You would have heard of the recent proposals to reduce pollution from wet wipes, which are being flushed down the toilets and cause blockages in drainage systems and do not biodegrade readily.

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13 August 2018

Leafield’s Envirocup XL cup bin is helping make the recycling of single use, paper coffee cups an economical proposition.

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16 July 2018

Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee considers simple steps that contract cleaners can take to cut down on plastic waste, and encourage their own clients to boost recycling activities.

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16 July 2018

Leafield’s Envirocup XL cup bin is helping make the recycling of single use, paper coffee cups an economical proposition.

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16 July 2018

Method Recycling describe themselves as "the makers of visible, flexible and beautiful recycling bins, designed for modern workplaces".

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16 July 2018

With Weightron's IWM system you can accurately bill each occupant for their waste and recycling, the easy way. 

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22 June 2018

Method Recycling has launched into the UK. The company makes visible, flexible and stylish recycling bins, designed for modern workplaces.

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12 April 2018

While the U.S. only makes up four percent of the world’s population, it produces about 30 percent of the world’s waste. Plus, two-thirds of what they toss out eventually ends up in landfills or is burned in incinerators.

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05 September 2018

Is graffiti art or is it just an act of plain vandalism? Opinions on this differ greatly. However, the fact is that the name of the artist is seldom known and the cost of removing unwanted drawings, texts or symbols is usually borne by the community at large or by the owner of the object.

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12 April 2018

For almost 100 years Evans Vanodine has been offering chemical solutions to real world problems, from bactericidal hand soaps to kitchen disinfectants. Evans is also committed to helping customers reduce their impact on the environment, by reducing their use of plastic.

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11 April 2018

There are many things the professional cleaning industry can do to help reduce waste. One that is getting particular attention right now is reducing plastic trash liner waste according to Kaivac.

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12 February 2018

RPC bpi recycled products has won a Green Apple Environment Award 2017 in recognition of its best practices.

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20 February 2018

Sale based cleaning and facilities management specialist Floorbrite has won an International Green World Award in recognition for being one of the world’s greenest companies.

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14 February 2018

Meridian Envirobins from Leafield Environmental are helping change the environmental mindset of staff and students alike at the University of Sheffield.

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FEATURES

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28 June 2018

Phil Smith, group sales director at Templewood Services/LCC Support Services, highlights the latest sustainable solutions that are transforming cleaning services

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27 June 2018

Many cleaning professionals believe 'green' and 'sustainability' are essentially the same things. Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group, discusses just how different they are

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03 April 2018

In this article Regina Henrich, the new european manager for ISSA, considers the impact of a sustainable approach in light of the growing threat of plastic waste; and how doing the right thing need not be a threat to profitability

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17 November 2017

​There is much talk about recycling of plastics within the cleaning sector and how to encourage the recycling and re-purposing of plastics from bin liners, chemical packaging and polybags. Increasingly, we are seeing pioneering solutions in how to create second life from single life plastic, but there is still much more to be done, writes Mark Jankovich, CEO of Delphis Eco

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25 September 2017

How can facilities managers be sure that their cleaning contractor isn’t just paying lip service to their environmental concerns? Chris Parkes, operations director at Julius Rutherfoord, considers what sustainability means when it comes to window cleaning

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28 July 2017

Chris Edwards, Facilities Show event director, analyses the impact of sustainable measures within the cleaning and facilities management industries

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25 July 2017

Cromwell Polythene managing director James Lee considers simple steps that contract cleaners can take to cut down on plastic waste, and encourage their own clients to boost recycling activities 

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01 June 2017

Careful selection of the types of hand hygiene products companies choose to use in working environments can not only improve the well-being of a workforce, but help reach sustainability goals, says Mike Sullivan, managing director of GOJO Industries-Europe

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05 May 2017

From innovations in sustainability to new ways of improving security, the cleaning industry is not standing still. Chris Parkes, operations director at Julius Rutherfoord, considers the current trends and challenges facing contract cleaners and facilities managers

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12 August 2016

It's not easy being green - neither is producing a refuse sack from 100% recycled waste. Catherine Hackett visited one of the UK's largest recycling facilities of polythene waste to find out more about the challenges the industry faces

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26 January 2016

When it comes to oven cleaning it is important to understand the products and equipment being used and the harmful effects they could have on people and the environment. Richard Crawford sheds light on how to select the safest options

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11 December 2015

Nigel Crunden, business specialist at Office Depot, provides advice on promoting sustainability in the procurement process

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10 August 2015

Gerry McGarry, business director at BPI Recycled Products, examines the importance and benefits of the circular economy





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11 September 2015

Making the most of waste doesn’t take much investment, but environmentally and economically it pays dividends, says Russell Bacon, portfolio director – environment, i2i Events Group

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08 June 2015

Although licensed waste management companies have a duty of care when they collect waste, businesses are still responsible for checking how that waste is processed to meet their own obligations. For businesses that produce the waste, this duty of care extends to ensuring the waste is compliantly and sustainably managed to reduce the environmental impact of waste disposal. Paul Rendle-Barnes at Avanti Environmental explains how this applies to businesses in the FM and cleaning sector

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19 May 2015

Premises can be managed more sustainably, says Bernard McCauley, group managing director of facility services provider Grosvenor Services. But it requires common purpose with clients and a pragmatic approach, testing results on the ground.

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27 January 2015

We are all striving for a better environment, but how can carpet cleaners help? New green initiatives launched by The WoolSafe Organisation are a good place to start, Dr Agnes Zsednai, the company's managing director, explains

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21 January 2015

The UK’s first zero-waste eatery has opened its doors. Its founder, award-winning chef Douglas McMaster, tells Catherine Hackett how businesses can take inspiration from this pioneering project

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11 December 2014

Peter Ridley, managing director of Peter Ridley Waste Systems, outlines how technically advanced recycling systems can reduce wastage in the food industry and turn it into biofuel or renewable energy

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14 October 2014

Innovation has come on in leaps and bounds in the green cleaning market over the past decade, but there is still some way to go, Dominic Ponniah, executive director at contract cleaning business Cleanology, says

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SPONSORED CONTENT

27 June 2016

The ecoroll brand offers a wide range of products made from soft quality 100% recycled tissue.

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16 December 2013

The importance of using products and methods that minimise adverse impacts on health and the environment grows stronger every day.

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07 August 2014

Xola Clean Concentrate from Bio-Productions is one of the most powerful and versatile cleaners available.

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27 June 2016

The Sirius brand offers a wide range of quality products including toilet paper, centre feed rolls, industrial wiper roll, paper towels, hygiene rolls and dispenser toilet rolls for away-from-home washrooms, healthcare, food service and industry.

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27 June 2016

The Bliss brand is a premium range of 2 or 3 ply quilted toilet tissue that delivers excellent performance. Bliss products are laminated and microembossed.

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27 June 2016

The Evotex brand is a premium range of roll towel, centre feeds and dispenser toilet tissue that delivers excellent performance.

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18 May 2016

Metsä Tissue is pleased to introduce the new Katrin Inclusive Range of Dispensers, to enhance ease of use for public washrooms. This new range takes into account the needs of a wide selection of users, including children, the elderly and those who are visually impaired or have physical disabilities.

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22 May 2014

Not to be confused with the ionisation of water, which has had negative press, Electro Chemical activation is a process utilising normal tap water and table salt, or other natural minerals, acting as an electrolyte. A special low voltage electrical cell in the device separates and recombines these elements to produce a Hypochlorous based solution. Hypochlorous is a naturally occurring substance with a powerful disinfecting action with the other oxidants released in the process producing a mild

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07 January 2016

Purpose built to extract water, the newest member of the Titan family, the Titan H20 is a specialist in its field.

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