Bristol firm strikes major FM deal with UK leading college

An up and coming Bristol business is celebrating striking a major deal with a significant UK education provider. Waste Source has won an important contract with City of Bristol College to manage the college’s waste; and will be working together with bespoke Cleaning Services, who will be delivering the commercial cleaning contract for the College. The four-year deal will see…

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BPI Recycled Products Urges Buyers to Check Refuse Sack Standards

BPI Recycled Products is urging buyers to look for CHSA certified refuse sacks to make sure they always benefit from products that conform to the highest industry standards. The company is one of Europe’s leading manufacturers of refuse sacks, recycling 65,000 tonnes of scrap polythene each year and supplying over 270,000 tonnes of polythene products to customers worldwide. Too often buyers of plastic…

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Armstrong Ceilings sets another recycling record

Green Omega recycling installers help Armstrong Ceilings to record heights. A rapidly expanding network of Green Omegas (specialist sub-contractors with equally specialist recycling expertise) has helped Armstrong Ceilings break its recycling records for the second year running. The manufacturer recycled a total of 142,000m2 last year during which time nine members of Armstrong’s 136-strong Omega network of approved installers proved…

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Reducing food waste

Paul Killoughery, Managing Director of Bio Collectors. Food waste is receiving more attention in the media, and has also been stepped up on the political agenda with Westminster’s own disposal methods in the spotlight. This can only be positive for the environment in the long term, but we think there needs to be more pressure on FM managers in commercial…

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Turning the Spotlight on Food and Furnishings

Steve Eminton, editor of letsrecycle.com discusses how to implement successful schemes for re-use and recycling across major estates. Facilities managers are leading the way with the green transformation of estates, and considering the huge financial savings that can be made it’s no surprise. Alongside the introduction of renewable energy schemes, the FM sector has made great headway in two key…

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Effective recycling and waste management in the workplace

  As the legislative landscape around waste management and recycling continues to shift in line with the EU drive to become more environmentally friendly, it is important for FM professionals to be aware of current and upcoming changes and how these are likely to affect clients. Alastair Little, head of corporate accounts at Biffa, outlines the key waste and recycling…

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New spill control kits protect the environment

Safety and security specialists Bull Products have just extended their comprehensive range of spill control products for use in commerce and industry. Under the brand name Spilla-Bull™, the Bull Products range of spill control products allow companies and organisations to protect the environment wherever they operate. There are a host of different absorbent products for oil, maintenance, chemical, marine and spill…

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Sewage treatment plant helps popular country hotel expand its capacity

One year on from the installation of a market leading sewage treatment plant at a Devonshire country hotel and business is booming thanks to the capacity to now cater for extra guests. Deer Park Country Hotel in Devon installed the sewage treatment plant in March last year after local contractor, Water and Drainage Services, contacted Peterlee based company Premier Tech Aqua…

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Renowned Recycling Recognition Awards Open for Entry

2015 winners and finalists Showcasing Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management The prestigious Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management are now open for 2016 entries. The Awards for Excellence recognise success and reward excellence in recycling and waste management, showcasing best practice and innovative approaches to improving the way resources are managed. Entries are welcomed from commercial organisations…

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