Cromwell News

Try walking more this Spring to help improve you health & that of the planet

Be Resourceful & Green This Spring

Spring has sprung, the weather is picking up, the days are getting longer and the nights are getting brighter – and with the new COVID roadmap, there is a light at the end of the tunnel, shining hope for a return to normality. As we return to something more normal, our focus can be re-directed … Continued

We must change our attitude towards plastic to become circular

We must change our attitude towards plastic to become circular

The tarnished name which plastics receives is an undeserving one. We see endless social media posts, articles, television programmes and campaigns demonising plastics, sharing tales of how damaging it is to our planet and how we need to remove plastics to live a greener more sustainable life – this information is the complete opposite of … Continued

This week WRAP debuted their Food Action Waste week

Why Food Action Waste Week is so important!

This week WRAP debuted their Food Action Waste week, a brand new initiative to help tackle the issue of food waste and the problems associated with it. As stated on WRAP’s website ‘around a third of the food we produce worldwide is lost or wasted and it’s having a significant impact on climate change.  In … Continued

Scarcity of raw polymer materials, exacerbated during COVID-19, emphasises the importance of making better use of resources

A unique set of circumstances have come together recently, resulting in scarcity of polyethylene (PE) and Polybutylene terephthalate (PBT) resins. These virgin materials are used in the manufacture of a range of widely used plastic products including clear food wrap, packaging films, PPE, recycling sacks, textile production. Significantly, PBT is used in compostable plastics, with ever … Continued