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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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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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Europe to prevent food waste in schools with SKOOL programme

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After a successful pilot phase in three countries, Sodexo is set to deploy the International Food Waste Coalition’s first action-oriented programme, SKOOL, designed to help schools reduce food waste, exclusively across the company’s sites in Europe. The programme aims to ...

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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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Vacherin hits environmental landmark

London caterer, Vacherin has achieved zero to landfill waste status more than 12 months ahead of the target it set itself, as confirmed in the company’s latest bi-annual waste results. In its Vacherin Cares CSR report (April 2016) it set two ...

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New Metro Dome waste solution

Leafield Environmental has introduced a new brightly coloured Metro Dome bin range, giving waste and facility managers a budget solution to collect waste on-street, in car park areas or facility entrances. Standard offering includes a black base made from 100% ...

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Pencil Bin gets top of the class for recycling

The new pencil bins from Leafield Environmental have been attracting a lot of attention in schools nationwide, encouraging children to recycle and volunteer to be ‘litter pickers’ according to Abbey Catholic Primary School. The brightly coloured pencil range have been ...

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