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NWH Group launches £21,000 community support fund

NWH Group launches £21,000 community support fund

In support of the commitment to its local communities, The NWH Group, a leading, family-owned, national waste management and recycling business, has announced an annual pledge of £21,000 to help fund private, community-led charities. To empower local charities to sustain their vital community-based activities, NWH launched its community fund in 2016 and donated £168,000 to good causes. The fund, which is open now for applications, operates on a transparent and inclusive basis. Charities aligned with the NWH Group’s core pillars of supporting, operating, and supporting the local communities it operates* will be eligible to apply for funding. These pillars encompass:...

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NWH Group launches £21,000 community support fund

NWH Group launches £21,000 community support fund

In support of the commitment to its local communities, The NWH Group, a leading, family-owned, national waste management and recycling business, has announced an annual pledge of £21,000 to help fund private, community-led charities. To empower local charities to sustain their vital community-based activities, NWH launched its community fund in 2016 and donated £168,000 to good causes. The fund, which is open now for applications, operates on a transparent and inclusive basis. Charities aligned with the NWH Group’s core pillars of supporting, operating, and supporting the local communities it operates* will be eligible to apply for funding. These pillars encompass:...

EIS Waste Services secures contract with Port of Aberdeen

EIS Waste Services secures contract with Port of Aberdeen

Located in Checkbar on the outskirts of Aberdeen, EIS Waste Services recently secured a three-year contract worth £300,000 with Port of Aberdeen, the oldest existing business in Britain. As part of the contract, EIS will provide comprehensive waste management and recycling services across Port of Aberdeen’s estate, including visiting vessels and office facilities. The port is committed to becoming the UK’s first net zero port by 2040, and the new contract will support the reduction of its scope 3 emissions. EIS is dedicated to reaching zero emissions and carbon-free collections and has accordingly transformed its waste management practices. The port...

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Wales: The new laws that could see you fined or face court for not separating recycling

Wales: The new laws that could see you fined or face court for not separating recycling

A new workplace recycling law will be implemented throughout Wales starting this weekend. Effective Saturday, 6th April, all businesses, charities and public sector organisations will be required to segregate their waste for recycling. The new system will mirror the segregated recycling system already in place in many households across Wales. The Welsh Government has introduced this new system to improve recycling practices in commercial businesses throughout the country. The following materials will need to be separated for collection, and collected separately: Food; Paper and card; Glass; Metal, plastic and cartons, Unsold textiles; Unsold small waste electrical and electronic equipment (sWEEE)....

EIS Waste Services secures contract with Port of Aberdeen

EIS Waste Services secures contract with Port of Aberdeen

Located in Checkbar on the outskirts of Aberdeen, EIS Waste Services recently secured a three-year contract worth £300,000 with Port of Aberdeen, the oldest existing business in Britain. As part of the contract, EIS will provide comprehensive waste management and recycling services across Port of Aberdeen’s estate, including visiting vessels and office facilities. The port is committed to becoming the UK’s first net zero port by 2040, and the new contract will support the reduction of its scope 3 emissions. EIS is dedicated to reaching zero emissions and carbon-free collections and has accordingly transformed its waste management practices. The port...

DS Smith expects Brits to spend heavily on Easter eggs with recycling still a concern

DS Smith expects Brits to spend heavily on Easter eggs with recycling still a concern

New research has revealed that despite 69% of Brits believing that Easter eggs come in excessive packaging, they plan to purchase over 156 million of these seasonal chocolate treats this year. The poll, commissioned by DS Smith, found that almost half (47%) of the population intends to buy three or more chocolate eggs this Easter. Their top priorities when choosing the treat are value for money (65%), taste (57%), and chocolate volume (43%). However, 20% of the respondents said they prefer fully recyclable packaging for the Easter eggs, as nearly four in five (79%) said they recycle at least one...

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