Cromwell News

Cromwell Polythene Supports ‘Leeds By Example’

Cromwell Polythene is supporting a new recycling on the go initiative for Leeds city centre – ‘Leeds By Example’, launched 9 October. The company, which supplies a range of polythene products to aid recycling, will provide over 20,000 bags made from recycled material to support the campaign over its six-month duration. The project created by … Continued

Happy birthday to us – 35 years and getting stronger!

I’m proud to say that today marks a landmark anniversary for Cromwell Polythene – it’s our 35th anniversary – happy birthday to us! Since the company formed on 1 October 1983, it was initially a long, slow burn but, after years of hard work and dedication, our independent, family run business is now thriving. We’ll … Continued

Comparison beach litter research to mark Recycle Week from Cromwell Polythene indicates a reduction in littering.

Benefits of recycling championed during awareness week Results from a comparison beach cleaning and litter surveying programme by Cromwell Polythene as part of its 35th anniversary activity and to mark Recycle Week (24 September – 30 September) indicate levels of seaside rubbish have decreased. This follow up to similar research conducted by Cromwell Polythene during … Continued

Recycling Plastic Bottles - Cromwell Polythene

Cromwell Polythene showcases its environmentally-friendly plastics range and speaks about the resource-efficiency of plastic at RWM 2018

Cromwell Polythene – one of the UK’s leading suppliers of sacks, bags and speciality products for the storage and collection of waste and recyclables is showcasing its extensive portfolio at RWM 2018 (Stand 5P32). Managing director, James Lee will also speak at the show, on 12 September, emphasising it’s ‘Time to Stop Bashing the Plastics.’ … Continued

Flourishing family-run company, Cromwell Polythene, will spring into 2019 in stunning new office space

Cromwell Polythene, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of sacks, bags and specialty products for the storage and collection of waste and recyclables, is set to move into a new workspace during spring 2019, following a period of significant development. The family-run business will be moving into a bespoke facility purchased from property development company, … Continued

Your food waste prevention strategies catered for

A new report finds a compelling business case for preventing food being wasted in the catering industry, with analysis indicating 64% had recouped their investment in the first year. Of 86 sites across six countries evaluated, food waste was reduced by 36% on average in the space of twelve months. The cost of food being … Continued

Recycling Plastic Bottles - Cromwell Polythene

Improving segregation at source of disposal

People are being encouraged to think about their use of plastics in a way they never have before. Recent news stories have put sustainability firmly on the agenda, with focus on reducing landfill and preventing materials from polluting our oceans. Responsibly produced plastics can be recycled effectively and efficiently, or used to generate energy from … Continued

Recycling Bin - Plastic Recycling - Cromwell Polythene

Family fortunes

In a world dominated by global household names like Apple, Amazon and Microsoft, there’s often something reassuring about dealing with a smaller family business. It’s not just me who thinks that, it was a message we heard repeatedly when we exhibited at the recent Manchester Cleaning Show. We’d gone to Manchester prepared to respond to … Continued