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The Importance of the CHSA Accreditation

No one wants a split waste bag during the summer months as rising temperatures cause unwanted smells to protrude from bags at a faster rate. CHSA rated Bags can prevent this issue. For almost 4 decades, Cromwell has supplied high-quality products and solutions for the capture and containment of waste and recyclables, in these 40 … Continued

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Keeping Food Fresher for Longer

Rotting food waste can often be a key contributing factor to a smelly bin in summer, which is why we are exploring the subject of food waste, the often forgotten form of waste we don’t always put a lot of thought into. A WRAP study saw in 2019 the UK produced around 9.5 million tonnes of … Continued

Tackle issues with summer smells with waste - Cromwells advice

Summer Scents & Managing Residential Waste

The spring/summer season is upon us, with nights getting lighter and the weather getting warmer. Whatever season we enter, waste is guaranteed and must be handled appropriately, however, the change in seasons should prompt us to take additional waste management steps. Scents of Summer The warmer weather is excellent for crops and agriculture but can … Continued

Overflowing bins is a sign of poor waste management

Issues With Handling Waste & Our Solutions

It is estimated that around 600 million tonnes of products and materials enter the UK economy each year… only 115 million tonnes of this gets recycled (source: WRAP). Every local authority across the UK offers waste and recycling collections to both businesses and residents, so it begs the question, why is this statistic so high? Waste … Continued

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Adding Value With The Compostable Ribbon

This month we are taking a more in-depth focus on the subject of food waste. Sadly food waste seems to be a neglectful waste type, and many people are often unaware that food can be recycled. Highlighting the awareness of this type of recycling is something we aim to raise, to help increase. Food waste … Continued

Mother Earth Day - Cromwell joins the celebration of the Earth resources

Celebrating Earth Day

Whilst for many the 22nd of April is a day like any other, for us and many others it is a day of both celebration and awareness of our planet and environment, as we celebrate Mother Earth Day. First introduced in 1970, Earth Day is an annual event held to demonstrate support and highlight the … Continued

Compostable Liner - Capture Food Waste

What is a food caddy?

In a 2019 survey carried out by Biffa, they found that the UK produces the highest amount of food waste in Europe. We throw away an estimated 14 million tonnes of food waste each year, according to the European Commission. That’s almost twice the amount as Sweden and Spain, and in comparison to the 2nd … Continued

Cromwell collects litter for GB Spring Clean 2022

Clean & Green: a busy week for Cromwell

It has been a very busy start to the month, as we have embodied our theme of being ‘clean‘ for April. Last week, we set our sights on meeting our goal of a ‘cleaner, greener, and more resourceful planet’, as we attended the Manchester Cleaning Show, and collected local litter in aid of the GB … Continued

Correct segregate your recycling and waste.

Why recycle, what bags to use & how to start

The dictionary definition of recycling is ‘the action or process of converting waste into reusable material’. Being in the waste management and recycling industry has provided us with a wealth of knowledge, and experience in the subject – and is something we are involved in every day. However, whilst it is second nature to us … Continued

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Key changes to EPR you should know

The Department for the Environment Food and Rural Affairs (Defra) and the UK Government have ambitious goals to protect our climate, drive green growth, and reduce unnecessary waste. One way in which they plan to do this is by successfully implementing the Extended Producer Responsibility scheme (EPR). After a recent consultation, DEFRA released a publication … Continued