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The Waste Hierarchy - as explained by Cromwell Polythene

The Waste Hierarchy – 6 Steps to Waste Disposal Success

The waste hierarchy is a 6-step process, often displayed in a pyramid style, to provide guidance for best waste disposal practices. Starting from the top of the ‘pyramid’, consumers are encouraged to work their way down each point of the list to help manage their waste better, with the final option in the chart, option … Continued

The Importance Of Food Packaging To Prevent Waste

The Importance of Food Packaging In A Post COVID World

The COVID-19 pandemic has enhanced the importance of good hygiene practices, with constant reminders to wash our hands, use sanitizer and wear facemasks. These messages are helping to keep ourselves and surfaces clean, but what about things like food, which cannot be sanitized? This is where the value of food packaging comes in. Despite the … Continued

The Famous 3 R’s in Waste Management – Reduce, Reuse, Recycle

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle – Achieving Circularity Over the past few years, there has been a far greater emphasis on living a ‘greener’, more eco-friendly lifestyle, and our waste management efforts play a significant role in this. We cannot stop waste production entirely, but everyone can make a significant contribution, by educating ourselves on best practices … Continued

The Flexible Plastic Fund - Recycling the Unrecyclable - Cromwell Polythene Ltd

The Flexible Plastic Fund – Recycling the Unrecyclable

The Flexible Plastic Fund is a brand new initiative, introduced to help boost flexible plastic recycling in the UK. Recycling is a vital step towards supporting a circular economy & living a more eco-friendly life. Recycling plastics takes 88% less energy than making new from raw materials while helping reducing fossil fuel consumption. Although most plastics can be successfully … Continued

Where to find Cromwell in 2021 - Events Calendar

Where to find Cromwell in 2021 – Events Calendar

We are now more than halfway through the year and the vast majority of us are very eager to try and get things back to normality after a very long and uncertain 16 months. With restrictions set to ease over the next few months, and something ‘more normal’ on the horizon, we are setting our … Continued

Always take your litter home to recycling responsibly

Littering and Poor Waste Management is Demonising Plastics

There is no question that litter is a very significant environmental issue, one which is damaging wildlife and our diminishing planet. Littered streets, waste plagued parks and oceans containing spilt materials are some of the scenes as a result of littering. These issues occur due to ignorance, neglectful behaviour and poor waste management. It is … Continued