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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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Sales of cup recycling solutions have never been stronger

Leafield Environmental has reported record sales of its cup recycling bins as a direct result of the renewed commitment of businesses to tackle the much publicised issue of disposable cup waste. As many as 5 billion paper cups are used ...

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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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Closed-loop collaboration in Scotland

Saint-Gobain in Scotland is working in partnership with CMS Window Systems in a closed-loop collaboration to recycle and reuse unwanted glass. Through the partnership, unwanted glass is either recycled and made into new glazing units or is used as an ...

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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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Making recycling cups easier

Leafield Environmental has launched a new EnvirocupXL recycling unit to collect larger coffee cups (up to 103mmm), providing a solution to prevent huge amounts going to landfill for facility managers. Suitable for food serving areas and offices. The cups can ...

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