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Paper Round to change its name to Recorra

Paper Round gets a new name

Paper Round has announced that the company will be changing its name to Recorra. The change is a recognition that the company has long moved beyond the collection of paper and is a leading...
Ecoserv Group introduces monitored waste management

Ecoserv introduces waste management

Ecoserv Group, the multi-discipline FM company, is launching a managed service to help customers meet their waste and recycling commitments. The company has partnered with GPT Waste to deliver a...
Bin and gone: Tokyo stations take out the trash (cans)

Tokyo stations take out the trash (cans)

Tokyo’s Metropolitan Bureau of Transportation has announced that it will be removing all trash cans from its stations by 9 May 2022. Passengers using the Asakusa, Mita, Oedo and Shinjuku...
Essity survey reveals 80% of staff want a more sustainable workplace

80% of staff want more sustainable workplaces

Eight out of 10 office employees would like their workplace to be more environmentally-friendly, according to an Essity survey. Around 60% believe their colleagues would also react positively to...
SC Johnson helps Plastic Bank divert two billion plastic bottles from entering the ocean

Two billion plastic bottles diverted from the ocean

Social enterprise Plastic Bank has announced that it has stopped two billion plastic bottles from entering the ocean, revealing its partnership with SC Johnson has accounted for more than half of...
Tork PaperCircle introduced at AstraZeneca to help reduce carbon footprint within FM

Tork PaperCircle introduced at AstraZeneca

After a successful pilot at their UK headquarters, AstraZeneca is the first customer for paper hand towel recycling service Tork PaperCircle in the UK. The multinational pharmaceutical company...
Cromwell’s coastal clean-up sees reduction in beach litter for 4th year

Coastal clean-up sees reduced litter

Cromwell Polythene’s team recently took to the sandy shores of Filey, Yorkshire, to carry out their annual Beach Clean – hosted by the Marine Conservation Society. Volunteers from...
Mitie kicks off new facilities management contract with Swansea University

Swansea Uni FM contract for Mitie

Mitie has commenced a new five-year contract to deliver FM services for Swansea University, with an option to extend for up to four more years, and is worth £2.4m a year. Mitie will deliver...
Rubbermaid Commercial Products releases Love Recycling manifesto

RCP releases Love Recycling manifesto

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) has issued a manifesto extending the scope of its award-winning Love Recycling initiative. The new manifesto details how RCP will continue to support...
phs diverts PPE waste from landfill with new bin

PPE waste diverted from landfill

phs Group has launched a new service which will see COVID-19 Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), such as single-use masks, being managed safely amid warnings it is becoming a danger to ocean life....

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