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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


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

What Plastic Problem?

Like it or not plastics are a vital part of modern day life – more recently the current global Covid-19 pandemic has subtly highlighted to all of us the vital role plastics play in protecting public health. Plastic is saving lives by offering a sterile, easily sanitised, cost effective material with which to manufacture lifesaving … Continued

Cromwell Plastics Recycling donates half a tonne of plastic film to community fundraiser for NHS gowns

Cromwell Polythene’s manufacturing and recycling division, Cromwell Plastics Recycling, has donated 500 kilos of blue polythene film to a fundraising partnership of volunteers and marine businesses making personal protective equipment for the NHS. The film, manufactured at the Alfreton based manufacturing and recycling plant, Cromwell Plastics Recycling Ltd, will be made into approximately 5,000 disposable plastic … Continued