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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

Various fresh vegetables - food waste

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

Paper Bags vs. Plastic Bags - Which is Better

Plastics Bags vs. Paper

In the midst of the plastic recycling boom, people are taking drastic measures to reduce plastic waste and reduce the numbers of single use plastics. Cotton buds, straws and stirrers are the 3 known things that are going to be banned by April 2020, with plans to add more plastic items to this restricted list. … Continued

Autumn Update 2019

After a wonderfully successful summer, we are very thankful to proceed with an equally impressive autumn. Here is what we have been up to since our Summer update. LARAC Award Success Back in August, we entered the LARAC (The Local Authority Recycling Advisory Committee) Awards 2019. This was for our partnership with Selby District Council … Continued