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BRC names Valpak as WEEE compliance schemeSubscription
Valpak has been named as the British Retail Consortium's (BRC) selected company to run its Waste Electrical and Electronic Equipment Retail Compliance Scheme.
While most people are encouraged to recycle, a Cheltenham restaurateur was shocked to find that he had been banned from doing it.
Artech to begin rebranding programmeSubscription
Artech Reduction Systems is to begin a re-branding programme in the next few months as it strives to consolidate the market.
Retailers promote bag reuseSubscription
Several major retailers have joined forces to try to reduce the number of plastic bags they give away at their tills through 'The Reusable Bag Campaign'. A six-week pilot scheme is being launched in Edinburgh today and Bristol tomorrow.
WRAP launch toolkit on recycling glassSubscription
The Waste and Resources Action Programme (WRAP) has highlighted how profitable glass recycling can be in its new toolkit.
Government-funded business advice group Envirowise will work with four major UK shopping centres to help retailers reduce waste and increase profits. Individual retail outlets at the Arndale Centre, Luton, the Trafford Centre, Manchester, High Chelmer, Chelmsford, and Gun Wharf Quays, Portsmouth, are able to sign up for free help from Envirowise as part of the on-going scheme. They will then receive an on-site visit from an environmental advisor who will create a waste ...
Surrey says 'it's about time'Subscription
Surrey County Council launched the second phase of its waste campaign - 'it's about time' - this week with a sustainable shopping roadshow. Campaigners will visit supermarkets and shopping centres around the county and explain to the public how to shop more smartly. They will offer tips on being more sustainable such as not using extra plastic bags for fruit and vegetables, and using deli and fish counters to buy the exact amount of food needed. These will be available ...
The UK's greenest warehouseSubscription
One of the UK's most successful brewers of casked beers, Adnams has announced plans for the construction of what could be Britain's greenest warehouse.
Europe's recycling industry, its customers and suppliers, should not abuse the three key pieces of European Union (EU) recycling legislation by indulging in anti-competitive practices, a European Commission report has warned.
Wincanton acquire Premium LogisticsSubscription
Wincanton has acquired the principal French operations of Premium Logistics for approximately E24m.