Cromwell News

Composting From Home - A Beginners Guide

Home Composting – A Beginner’s 3 Step Guide

Home composting and the use of home composters and food caddies has increased in popularity recently. More councils are supplying households with bins for composting and more individuals are purchasing them independently to tackle food waste. Composting enriches soil, helping retain moisture and suppress plant diseases and pests, whilst also reducing methane emissions from landfill. This, … Continued

Sector Focus August – Compostable

From July until October we will be taking to social media to focus on an industry we work and supply within. Each month will have a key industry which we will focus on and explain how we support, supply and work within this sector. As we enter August we will be taking a focus on … Continued

Tiger Stripe Clinical Waste Sack

Sector Focus July – Clinical Waste

Over the next 4 months we will be taking to social media to focus on an industry we work and supply within. Each month will have a key industry which we will focus on and explain how we support, supply and work within this sector. This campaign will begin in July and focus on the … Continued

Methods of Waste Disposal - Medical Waste

Methods of Clinical Waste Disposal – Which Bag is Best?

Special consideration is needed when dealing with clinical waste, which requires different treatment and disposal methods appropriate to the hazard it may present – offensive, infectious, contaminated with medicines, cytotoxic. Yellow or Orange bags may be used for collection, storage, transport, treatment and disposal, with printed information pertaining to the standard design weight (contents capacity) … Continued

Lock Down Lifted – Are You Ready For An Influx Of Waste?

The British Prime Minster, Boris Johnson announced today (23rd June) that public houses, restaurants, hotels, holiday parks and hairdressers are allowed to reopen on the 4th of July, this will result in an influx of waste. With this news being addressed today to the nation, these industry sectors must now prepare for the return to … Continued

PPE FACE-MASK

Face Masks Now Available

As we return back to work, and the UK returns to something more “normal”, we need to take extra precautions to ensure we are keeping ourselves and other people safe. The streets will soon get busier and more crowded, many people have been given the okay to return to work, under certain restrictions, one of … Continued

Making better use of resources by improving reuse and recycling

This month we are reminded of the need to protect and make better use of valuable resources through a number of awareness days, including World Environment Day and World Oceans Day. It’s vital that we work together to find solutions to protect our environment, combat climate change, and support a circular economy where we re-use, re-manufacture, … Continued

The Benefits of Plastics For Reducing Food Waste

Plastic offers a vast number of benefits, in particular hygiene and health advantages, but a very small amount of plastic packaging helps reduce food waste by prolonging shelf-life. If wasted food was a country, it would be the third largest producer of carbon dioxide in the world, after the United States and China. However, plastic can help … Continued