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Online reuse scheme set to save universities £1 million in 2017

Universities have already saved £3 million by sharing resources such as furniture and other equipment through the Warp It online scheme, which allows members of staff to post unwanted items online for others to claim. The Warp It reuse scheme ...

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BIFM updates recycling and waste management guide

The British Institute of Facilities Management (BIFM) has published a revised edition of its ‘Good Practice Guide to Recycling and Waste Management’. The new guide, sponsored by Waste Cost Reduction Services (WCRS) explores the key drivers and principles behind recycling ...

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Wastecycle makes the grade at De Montfort University

Wastecycle has been awarded a three-year waste management contract at De Montfort University in Leicester. The East Midlands-based resource management and recycling company, has been appointed to help make the institution’s waste management processes as cost effective as possible, while also ...

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Amey awarded 10-year waste collection deal with Surrey councils

Amey has bagged a long-term partnership deal with four Surrey councils which is said will save the local authorities £2 million a year. The 10-year contract, which is worth over £100 million and has a strong focus on customer service, will see ...

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ReFood announces charity campaign to reduce Christmas waste

In the run up to one of the busiest times of the year for food producers, retailers and charities, UK food waste recycler, ReFood has announced the launch of a campaign to help reduce business food waste and donate money ...

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UKWSL toasts multi-million pound Marston’s contract

Waste management provider UKWSL has been awarded a three-year, multi-million pound contract to manage Marston’s waste and recycling at over 1,000 of its pubs across the UK. The contract which commenced this month, sees UKWSL responsible for dry mixed recycling, ...

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Biffa has John Lewis waste deal firmly in the bag

Biffa has won a three-year contract to provide integrated waste management services across the John Lewis Partnership’s full UK estate, which includes 48 John Lewis shops and 350 Waitrose supermarkets. The new contract will be delivered on behalf of facilities management firm MML, and includes ...

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Bywaters to increase Houses of Parliament’s recycling rates

Waste management firm, Bywaters has commenced a five-year waste collection and recycling contract with the Parliamentary Estate, with the goal to boost recycling rates and further its sustainability efforts. The deal, which covers the Palace of Westminster and an additional 14 sites ...

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BNP Paribas wins Green Apple Award for work at Google HQ

BNP Paribas Real Estate has won a Green Apple Award for Environmental Best Practice after boosting recycling rates across its managed central London portfolio, including Google’s new King’s Cross HQ. In partnership with waste management company Bywaters, BNP Paribas Real ...

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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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