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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Award confirms recycling best practices

RPC bpi recycled products has been named ‘Plastics Recycling Business of the Year’ in the Awards for Excellence in Recycling and Waste Management, organised by Letsrecycle.com, the UK’s leading independent website for the sector. The Awards are the most prestigious event in the environmental calendar, providing industry recognition for businesses’ achievements in reducing waste to landfill.  RPC bpi recycled products…

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Method launches in to the UK

New Zealand based Method are the makers of visible, flexible and beautiful recycling bins, designed for modern workplaces. Co-founders Steven and India 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 the colour coded and ultimately behaviour-changing Method…

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How to kickstart a new recycling strategy

With the UK’s environmental pressures continuing to mount, recycling and waste management strategies have never been so important. FMs therefore need to think carefully about the services and expertise they offer to clients if they are to ensure both compliance and a greater sustainability stance. Here, Jonathan Oldfield, managing director of Riverside Waste Machinery, advises how to kick-start a new…

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RPC Group acquisitions have been awarded a place on Frameworks

RPC bpi recycled products and ESE World UK, both recently acquired by RPC Group, have been awarded places on Frameworks with Braintree District Council for their Refuse Supplies Framework PROC17-0110 and the ESPO (Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation) Framework 860_18 Refuse and Recycling Products. The companies are leaders in their respective fields and jointly offer customers a large selection of high-quality…

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How achievable is the target of zero avoidable waste to landfill by 2050? Achievable or a complete pipe dream?

The earth’s resources are becoming scarce and extremely costly to access. It’s time for legislation to be put in place to stop the linear products from going to landfill and to create a circular economy, which means that all products can be made into raw commodity at the end of their useful life and then be used to manufacture new…

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