Don’t let the circular economy drive you round in circles
Towards the end of 2018, the Government published its Resources and Waste Strategy, setting out a blueprint with the goals of helping to minimise waste, promoting resource eff iciency and moving towards a circular economy. So far, so good, but what does that mean to those of you who, as cleaning companies and facilities managers, are on the front line of waste management every day - click here to read the whole article.
Ten top tips to make waste management easy in 2019
As the festivities fade away and the new year stretches ahead, January is the perfect time to review your existing waste management activities and think about setting new goals and targets for 2019 - click here to read the the whole article.
Don’t suffer from segregation anxiety
One of the most important components of any waste and recycling programme is correct segregation. If items aren’t separated into different containers as they are disposed of, contamination can occur and the best of intentions can go to waste - click here to read the whole article.
Taking ‘charge’ of battery disposal
From mobile phones to fitness trackers, laptops and even the cars we drive, the battery is a ubiquitous part of daily life, something we depend on to power us almost every step of the way - click here to read the whole article.
How cleaning companies can help slim down food waste
The end of this month sees us wave goodbye to British Summer Time for another year and with it, the realisation that the festive season is just a few weeks away. The hospitality industry will of course already have been preparing for months, but one issue that may not have been top of its agenda is food waste - click here to read the whole article.
Grundon cleans up
From biologically contaminated buildings to chemical spills, site clearance to fly-tipped waste, Grundon’s Industrial Services team has a cleaning solution for everything - click here to read the whole article.
Teamwork and engagement reaps bumper recycling harvest
Thanks to the iconic Blue Planet II and widespread media coverage about the use of plastics, recycling is a hot topic. At home, most of us take the trouble to segregate out our different waste streams in accordance with local council recycling regulations, but during work and play it can be a different story - click here to read the whole article.
Raising a (paper) cup to new recycling service
An estimated 2.5 billion paper cups are consumed in the UK every year. As Grundon Waste Management launches its dedicated new Paper Cup Recycling Service, Stephen Hill, head of sales at Grundon Waste Management, spills the (coffee) beans - click here to read the whole article.
Are you still struggling on the tide of new data regulations?
We’ve known about it for months, but the chances are that some businesses may still not have adopted the necessary protocols that came with the advent of the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR), which began on 25 May. To help, Bradley Smith, director at Grundon Waste Management, sets out some simple steps to compliance - click here to read the whole article.
Shopping for waste management tips
Today’s shopping centres and retail parks are a haven for consumers keen to shop ‘til they drop and tempt their taste buds in a myriad of coffee houses and fast food outlets. Spare a thought then for the centre managers who have to manage the waste produced, both front-of-house and behind-the-scenes. Stephen Hill, Head of Sales, at Grundon Waste Management, suggests some useful tips and advice - click here to read the whole article.
PVC equipment collection adds real value for hospitals
Every time someone goes into hospital for an operation or procedure, single use PVC items such as oxygen masks, anaesthetic masks and IV solution bags will often be part of their treatment. When it comes to disposal, these are invariably sent for incineration, alternative treatment facilities or, depending on the waste management company, to specialist landfill. Now, however, Grundon Waste Management is working with partners to deliver changes, saving the NHS money and helping to boost the circular economy. James Killick, compliance advisor at Grundon Waste Management, explains more - click here to read the whole article.