Cromwell News

The heat is on…again!

It’s time once again to cast your votes in Resource magazine’s Hot 100, the annual list that acknowledges those who have made the most significant contribution to the waste and resources industry. Thanks to you Cromwell’s managing director James Lee made his Hot 100 debut last year, entering the list of industry ‘waste wizards’ at … Continued

Cromwell launches Black Sack Friday

Specialist waste management sack supplier Cromwell Polythene has come up with a novel twist on ‘Black Friday’, the American shopping event that takes place on the Friday after Thanksgiving each year and which has provided a massive boost to retail sales since its UK introduction in 2010. To coincide with this year’s event on 25 … Continued

Cromwell appointed to NPS Framework

Leeds based Cromwell Polythene has been named as a preferred supplier of specialist waste management and recycling sacks to the National Procurement Service (NPS), the first cross-sector collaborative framework for the Welsh region. The company has been awarded a place on the waste disposal bags framework for three product categories – domestic and commercial refuse … Continued

Showing Scotland’s young eco-warriors why Plastic is Fantastic!

We were truly heartened to read that Clean Up Scotland’s ‘Hero of the Month’ award was presented to a pupil at Dalmarnock Primary School. Despite being only six years old, the proud winner of the award is already a stalwart on her school’s eco-committee, and has contributed numerous ideas and huge effort towards the school’s … Continued

Cromwell appointed to arc21 framework

Leeds based Cromwell Polythene has been appointed an official supplier of compostable kitchen caddy liners to arc21, the collaborative partnership between six councils in Northern Ireland – Antrim and Newtownabbey Borough Council, Ards and North Down Borough Council, Belfast City Council, Lisburn and Castlereagh City Council, Mid and East Antrim Borough Council and Newry, Mourne … Continued

Cromwell’s feet barely touched Irish ground…

Never let it be said that the staff at Cromwell miss opportunities. On their recent visit to Northern Ireland, Niall and Paul visited eleven councils, ‘a few’ packaging companies, and seventy-nine janitorial companies. In a week. The reason they were in the Emerald Isle was to reiterate recent changes in the country’s waste management laws, … Continued

South Lanarkshire takes another step towards Scotland’s Zero Waste Plan

South Lanarkshire Council has placed an order for 11.25 million compostable caddy liners with specialist waste management and recycling sack supplier Cromwell Polythene. The seven-litre liners are to be used for the fortnightly collection of food waste, which the council introduced in Hamilton in May last year and which has since been extended to other … Continued

Focus on flats as Cromwell Polythene returns to RWM show

Stand 5Q60, NEC Birmingham, 13-15 September 2016 A key focus of the Cromwell Polythene stand (5Q60) at this year’s RWM show will be the company’s multi-trip recycling bags, tailor-made for the convenient collection and storage of dry recyclables in flats and tenement buildings. Capable of being printed with high quality, six-colour messaging, the woven polypropylene … Continued

Multi-trip bags boost recycling for flats

Cromwell Polythene has experienced a ten-fold increase in sales of its multi-trip, polypropylene recycling bags among local authorities seeking to boost recycling rates in flats and tenement dwellings. Traditionally a more difficult property type from which to collect, due to spatial problems and health and safety risks, local authorities are nonetheless keen to provide recycling … Continued

Two Scottish wins for Cromwell Polythene

Following successful tender submissions Cromwell Polythene has been appointed an approved supplier to two Scottish councils. The Leeds based provider of waste management solutions now has a range of products listed by the Highland Council Janitorial Supplies Framework Agreement, including refuse and recycling sacks, bin liners, rubble sacks, compostable bags, clinical waste sacks and compactor … Continued