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Navigating winter challenges: a sustainable approach to festive season waste

Navigating winter challenges: a sustainable approach to festive season waste

By Elliot Harrison-Holt, Waste Service Director, Everflow As winter sets in, businesses face unique waste management challenges – something that does not lighten up during the festive season. Successfully navigating this period demands a thoughtful waste management strategy. Throughout winter, especially Christmas time, businesses generate a significant volume of waste. Therefore, it becomes crucial to...

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Composting and recycling specialist Biowise helps St Gemma’s raise over £28k

Composting and recycling specialist Biowise helps St Gemma’s raise over £28k

BIOWISE Limited (T/A Wastewise) last month supported a team of over 50 staff and volunteers from St Gemma’s Hospice in Leeds with their 2021 Christmas Tree collection initiative. More than 2,150 trees were collected from nine postcodes across the Leeds district, over half of which were deposited at the Biowise green waste composting site in...

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Mick George Limited helps raise £26,000 for charity through wood recycling initiative

FOR many, the mundane clear-up process following the Christmas period is already complete, however, some residents in the Cambridgeshire region have prolonged the festive season in aid of a good cause. Last week, as part of the Arthur Rank Christmas tree collections scheme, 100 volunteers gave up their time to help salvage 1,846 used Christmas...

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Millions of Christmas trees expected for landfill after this year’s festive period

Fresh Start, one of the UK’s fastest growing independent waste companies, have found 75% of the eight million real Christmas trees set to be bought in the UK this year, are destined for landfill. These natural Christmas trees are 100% recyclable, and the company, which have sites in Manchester, Swinton and Preston, are committed to...