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ESA given warm welcome by the BCC

ESA gets warm BCC welcome

The Environmental Services Association (ESA), the trade body representing the UK’s resource and waste management industry, has joined the British Cleaning Council (BCC). The ESA has around...
42 containers of plastic waste to be returned to the UK from Malaysia

Malaysia returns plastic waste to UK

Authorities have stated that the United Kingdom will be taking back 42 containers filled with plastic waste that were illegally shipped to Malaysia. After China’s ban on scrap imports...
Sunderland man charged more than £12,000 for illegal waste operation

£12K charge for illegal waste operation

A Sunderland man has been ordered to pay more than £12,000 following a hearing at Sunderland Magistrates Court. Mr Clifford Shee, 55, of Bright Street in Sunderland, was successfully...
Beach littering is reducing says Cromwell Polythene

Beach litter reduced, says Cromwell

A team of 10 volunteers from Cromwell Polythene took part in beach cleaning and litter surveying activity on behalf of the Great British Beach Clean. The team took to their local beach at Filey...
Four manufacturing sites hit zero waste to landfill status for Berry bpi group

Fourth time’s a waste-free charm

Berry bpi group has announced that they now have four sites confirmed to have achieved Zero-Waste to Landfill status. The business, the UK’s largest producer of refuse sacks and the largest...
Cromwell's sustainable street scene a success at RWM 2019

Sustainable success at RWM 2019

Cromwell Polythene, supplier of products for the capture and containment of materials for recycling, say they had a very resourceful RWM 2019. Introducing its street scene stand, it showcased...
Directors guilty of waste crimes

Directors guilty of waste crimes

Following the abandoning of nearly 2,000 tonnes of waste at Shaw Road, Dudley in 2016, the Environment Agency has successfully brought the responsible parties to account. HHJ Kershaw has...
Rats shut Tokyo convenience store

Rats shut Tokyo convenience store

Japanese convenience store chain FamilyMart has publicly apologised following the circulation of videos online showing rats running wild in one of its branches. One video appeared on social media...
Street scene showcases sustainable separation solutions

Street scene showcases sustainable separation solutions

Cromwell Polythene will be showcasing sustainable ways to collect separate materials for recycling at its street scene-themed stand (O14) at RWM 2019, which takes place 11-12 September at the...
Man made to mop up own mess

Man made to mop up own mess

A man who was caught urinating outside of a railway station was made to clean it up by the police, who handed him a mop and supervised the clean-up. Despite the station’s toilets being open...

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