Cromwell News

Reduce, Reuse & Recycle

Waste is a major, growing global issue at the moment, with oceans, the environment and landfills cluttered with rubbish and debris.  Television and the media are constantly telling us to reduce our waste, in particular plastics, but often do not give advice on how we do this. This leaves people in a quandary – they … Continued

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Dash to ditch plastic is leading to empty promises on sustainability

A new report by a cross-party Parliamentary group indicates that, under public pressure to act on plastic pollution, the grocery sector is replacing plastic packaging with other materials that, could cause more harm to the environment. The findings from The Green Alliance, as part of its programme for the Circular Economy Task Force, indicates that … Continued

Why waste segregation and recycling is SO important

Waste is fast becoming one of the most publicised and talked about problems, with retailers, business and individuals putting into place a range of different measures to tackle this waste consumption. Where some of these changes have made a positive impact on reducing waste and helping the environment, in reality many other alternatives are actually … Continued

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Cromwell Polythene expands its recycling expertise with the purchase of a compatible polythene operation, helping customers to be more resource-efficient

Recycling specialist, Cromwell Polythene is expanding its operations following the purchase of Moorgreen Flexible Packaging from Duo Plastics Limited. The sale was made to Vickers-Lee Holdings Limited, owners of Cromwell Polythene and will enable all parties involved to enhance their sustainable solutions for customers. The purchase is consistent with Cromwell’s strategy to lead the way … Continued

Foil for Snappy

It was wonderful to meet Karen from the Foil for Snappy scheme today, we are very honored and delighted to support this amazing recycling scheme by donating some of our bags to the charity. These bags will help with the collects they do within the city.   Foil for Snappy is a recycling scheme in … Continued

12 Days of Waste

Tis’ the season to start reducing your waste. As we near the end of the year, we often take time to reflect back over the last 12 months, as we reminisce about the year gone by we can’t help but think about the waste which we have produced.  We create 2.12 billion tons of waste … Continued

A to Z of Waste and Recycling

As suppliers of products for the capture and containment of waste and recyclables, these 2 subjects are always fresh in our minds here at Cromwell Polythene. We are continually trying to encourage and educate people on matter such as recycling and waste management. As such we have devised an A-Z of handy tips, tricks or just … Continued

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Add a spice of sustainability to your festive food

From Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, to mince pies, cake, and party nibbles, we buy in a lot more food in than usual over the festive period. According to the Love Food Hate Waste campaign, in the UK, ten million tonnes of food are wasted very year, with around 70 per cent of that … Continued

Cromwell Polythene launches scented, antimicrobial tiger sack for clinical waste

Cromwell Polythene, experts in sacks, bags and speciality products for the capture and containment of waste and recyclables is launching a scented and antimicrobial tiger stripe sack. The new product is part of its Sansafe® and clinical waste management range. The tiger stripe sack incorporates Biomaster silver antimicrobial technology, added during the film extrusion process. … Continued

Putting Plastic Back into the Production Cycle

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, repair and recycle as much as possible. Our free polythene recovery service is one way that we are helping organisations to do just that. It keeps valuable resources within the … Continued