Campaign to tackle plastics and packaging in construction launched

Survey reveals shocking use of plastics and packaging in construction The Considerate Constructors Scheme has launched its industry-wide campaign ‘Spotlight on…plastics and packaging’ to raise awareness and showcase best practice in how the construction industry can reduce, reuse and recycle plastics and packaging. The launch of the campaign – which features on the industry’s Best Practice Hub – comes in…

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The Lampsafe Service

For a safe, professional and fully auditable Lamp Recycling solution For a visibly professional solution in terms of storage and recycling of fluorescent tubes look no further than the Lampsafe Service from Mercury Recycling. Fabricated from lightweight Correx and with aluminium reinforcements the containers are of a sturdy construction and have carrying handles to ensure ease of movement across or…

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Facilities recycling redesigned by Method

Method have redesigned recycling to make your space even more effective. They are the makers of visible, flexible and beautiful recycling bins found globally. Co-founders Steven and India Korner spent three years mastering Method’s award-winning products and recyclable packaging – holding focus groups, preparing prototypes, and even assisting cleaners on night-shifts. All of this hard work paid off, resulting in…

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A flying example – why Gatwick Airport’s waste management strategy is a closed-loop role model

For many organisations, a utopian waste management solution is one which is sustainable, self-sufficient and profitable – commonly referred to as a closed loop model. And with plenty in the news recently about the UK’s evolving waste issue, it’s no surprise that the building and facilities management industry is seeing an emerging trend in the number of firms seeking ways…

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Facilities recycling redesigned by Method

Method have redesigned recycling to make your space even more effective. They are the makers of visible, flexible and beautiful recycling bins, found globally in large facilities such as the Sydney Cricket Ground, the University of Melbourne, the Bank of New Zealand, and more. Co-founders Steven and India Korner spent three years mastering Method’s award-winning products and recyclable packaging –…

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UPS systems boost Mercury Recycling

Leading Lamp and Battery recycler Mercury Recycling has seen a substantial rise in the volume of batteries collected and treated at its Trafford Park facility in Manchester over the last 3 years. Payments made to Facilities Management and Electrical Maintenance companies for Lead based batteries and Uninterruptible Power Systems have also increased significantly more recently. Over the last 12 months…

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FMs and specifiers urged to cut single-use plastic waste with new initiative

Workplaces free of single-use plastic bottle water systems is the aim of Zip Water UK. This leading commercial drinking water provider has launched Reuse Refill Refresh following the publication of a report by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, predicting there could be more plastic than fish in the ocean by 2050. Reuse Refill Refresh aims to educate facilities managers and specifiers…

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