Category: Cromwell News

01 Aug

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,

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01 Aug

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

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22 Jul

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

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23 Jun

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

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06 Jun

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

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25 Apr

Cromwell uses MP’s Earth Day visit to highlight range of environmental issues

Cromwell Polythene’s managing director James Lee highlighted a wide range of environmental issues when local MP Nigel Adams visited the company’s Sherburn headquarters, near Leeds, this week. The Member of Parliament for Selby and Ainsty, who has consistently championed local businesses and, as Chairman of the All Party Parliamentary Biomass Group, is an enthusiastic supporter

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07 Apr

New food waste strategy a success

Peterborough City Council anticipates a 25 percent increase in domestic food waste tonnage, some 90 tonnes a month, along with annual cost savings of around £65,000, following a change in its recycling strategy. At the heart of the council’s new approach is a switch from biodegradable caddy liners to “significantly cheaper” standard plastic liners, allowing

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